Higher magnesium levels in hemodialysis patients with high phosphorus levels were associated with decreased cardiovascular mortality.
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.
Each 0.5 mg/dL increment in serum phosphorus associated with 58% increased odds of coronary heart failure (CHF).
Hemodialysis (HD) patients in highest quartile of serum ferritin had an increased risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and infection-related mortality.
Bacteria in the gut metabolizes red meat in a way that greatly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Low total testosterone was associated with increased odds of greater carotid intima-media thickness and odds of endothelial dysfunction.
A recent study on the negative effects of high milk intake and its association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is being decried by nutritionists.
Dialysis patients who take heart medications such as beta blockers are at an increased risk of premature death.
In healthy people, renal hyperfiltration associated with 37% and 66% increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, respectively.
Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD).
High levels of indoxyl sulfate are associated with a more than 5-fold increased risk of a first heart failure event.
The risk of dying after suffering a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke is greatest in the first week.
Sildenafil (Viagra) has demonstrated improvement in heart function without any adverse effect on blood pressure.
Low testosterone may increase cardiovascular (CV) risk in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes.
Study of AV fistula using cardiovascular MRI reveals increased cardiac output, dilation of heart chambers, and deterioration in endothelial function.
The highest tertile of sclerostin level is associated with a 71% decreased risk of cardiovascular death vs. the lowest tertile.
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