Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Many of the interactions between statins and other heart drugs are minor, but there are some drug combinations that should be avoided.
On average, AMI over 2 times more likely in the hour after a bout of intense emotions or activity.
Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life.
Blacks have increased incidence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, but not a-fib.
Every additional absent dorsalis pedis or posterior tibial pulse linked to increased risk of all outcomes.
Findings support modest reductions in sodium intake among persons consuming high-sodium diets
Quantification of CAC score can improve stratification for those at high, low risk for events.
Increased SBP variability tied to mortality, coronary heart disease, stroke, end-stage renal disease
Parathyroidectomy may improve leptin regulation and heart rate variability in SHPT patients.
Dietary changes, other meds, and even surgery can lower cardiovascular risk similarly to statins.
Study confirms the noninferiority of semaglutide.
Study participants fully adherent to treatment regimens were less likely to experience major adverse cardiovascular events.
Successes in preventing and treating cardiovascular disease are likely the cause of the shift.
Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for cardiovascular events, kidney disease, not just stroke.
Over a median follow-up of 3.7 years, researchers observed 159 incident cases of atrial fibrillation.
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)