Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Features
Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.
Waist circumference is linked to visceral adiposity, liver fat, and adverse cardiometabolic risk profile within each BMI category.
Long-term treatment also found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Statin prescriptions in the U.S. continue to rise, according to a December 2014 CDC report.
Study finds no significantly elevated risk of coronary heart disease among men with a history of kidney stones.
Levels below 10 g/dL found to increase risk of a composite endpoint of all-cause mortality, cerebrovascular events, and myocardial infarction.
The American Diabetes Association's 2015 standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring does a better job of predicting future events
No improvements were seen in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or systolic blood pressure on the low glycemic index diets.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Hypoglycemia increased the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality for insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
Only one out of five heart attack patients gets advice from their doctor about sexual activity, and what information they do get often is misguided.
Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.
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)