Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Features
Only 5% of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling.
Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Increased odds of erectile dysfunction and/or lower urinary tract symptoms in men with T1DM.
The Micra transcatheter pacing system is 93% smaller than prior pacemakers.
Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening.
In a study of hypogonadal men older than 65, the treatment did not increase the prevalence of thrombotic events.
Obese patients had an 84% higher risk of a major bleeding event, compared to those of normal weight.
But nearly half take a prescription cardiovascular drug, almost a fifth have diabetes.
The numbers are encouraging, but many people are still at risk.
Full prescription coverage associated with greater quality-adjusted survival, less resource use per patient.
Sensitivity and specificity of statin recommendations can be improved with use of specific CVD risk thresholds.
CABG patients with type 1 diabetes had twice the mortality risk, while type 2 patients had a smaller but significant increased risk.
Over 12 months, the exercise intervention increased participants' activity level by 2 or more metabolic equivalents.
Dietary guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says.
Having discussed aspirin with a provider is the strongest predictor of regular use among middleage and senior adults..
Risk of death and certain cancers increased with cigar smoking.
Underlying diabetes affected 1 in 10 heart attack patients, yet was recognized by the care team only a third of the time.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)