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.
But, the drug-eluting devices do lead to fewer repeat revascularizations.
Even after 1 year, risk of mortality, cardiovascular events remains high.
Low DBP linked to myocardial damage, CHD events especially among those with SBP 120 mm Hg.
Cancer is also now the leading cause of death for a number of minority groups.
A recent trial compared the effects of regular grapefruit juice with a low furanocoumarin hybrid grapefruit juice on midazolam.
Increases in cardiovascular death, cancer death, noncardiovascular noncancer death in men, women
Patients who took CVD medications less than 60% of the time before starting dialysis had a 21% increased risk of early death after dialysis initiation.
Doubling of serum creatinine occured in 1,262 patients studied.
Researchers found a U-shaped relationship between HDL cholesterol and premature death across all levels of kidney function.
The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.
5 mg apixaban twice daily deemed safe, appropriate for those with 1 criterion in ARISTOTLE trial.
Commonly used meds linked to increased risk of hospitalization for dehydration, heat-related illness.
Study also links smoking with a decreased likelihood of receiving a kidney transplant.
The study highlights a need to monitor eGFR regularly, even in patients who have yet to develop renal impairment of concern.
Significantly lower rates of admission for stroke, heart failure, pneumonia/influenza, all-cause-death.
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