In a large study, testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a 33% lower risk of cardiac and stroke events among hypogonadal men.
The presence of CAC among individuals aged between 32 and 46 years was associated with increased risk of fatal and nonfatal CHD during 12.5 years of follow-up.
Those without traditional cardiovascular risk factors are disproportionately prone to these cardiac diseases in the setting of alcohol abuse.
Adjusted rates of hospitalization for AF increased by almost 1% per year between 1999 and 2013.
Irregular eating patterns appear less favorable for achieving a healthy cardiometabolic profile.
Baseline LDL-C was lower in patients with LDL-C <25 versus ≥25 mg/dl.
Patients with an eGFR below 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 were more likely to die in the hospital or be discharged to hospice.
Higher RHR was significantly associated with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in older but not younger participants.
The potential safety signals of myopathies and liver injury raise the hypothesis that the safety profile of RYR is similar to that of statins.
Dialysis facilities with the least control of PTH, Ca, and P had the greatest risks.
Sitagliptin did not significantly impact the primary composite, death, heart failure hospitalization, severe hypoglycemia, rates of acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, or serious adverse events.
New guidelines suggest aiming for a systolic pressure less than 150 mm Hg in hypertensive individuals aged 60 or older.
The continued observation of heterogeneity of treatment response by baseline lipids suggests that fenofibrate therapy may reduce CVD in patients with diabetes.
Mortality was more frequently due to noncardiovascular causes, and predictors of noncardiovascular mortality included factors traditionally associated with cardiovascular mortality.
The findings indicate that it's not only how much and how often, but also what type of exercise you do that seems to make the difference.
People with an irregular heartbeat should probably drink no more than 1 alcoholic drink per day with 2 alcohol-free days a week.
The researchers found that 710 participants had scores that identified them as anxious about their health, and over the years, 234 participants developed IHD.
People with the slowest heart rate recovery were 2.3 times more likely to die during the study period versus those in the fastest recovery quartile.
Survival rates were 12.9% among patients who received epinephrine within 5 minutes of cardiac arrest.
Cancer survivors did not have a higher risk of STEMI-related mortality; however, they were more than 3 times more likely to die of non-heart-related causes.
The researchers found that high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I levels were significantly higher in participants with erectile dysfunction than in those without
PPIs were associated with an increased overall stroke risk of 21%.
People with no signs, symptoms, or history of cardiovascular disease can still be at risk for having a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiovascular events more than tripled 4 days following the last dialysis session.
Among patients rehospitalized for UA or unplanned revascularization, worse one-year angina and quality-of-life outcomes were seen.
High-intensity statins were associated with a significant survival advantage compared with moderate-intensity statins, even among older adults.
Cancer patients diagnosed in their teens had a more than 4-fold higher risk of death from cardiac disease than patients who didn't have cancer.
The findings suggest that living in a polluted environment could promote development of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and stroke.
For children aged 1 to 2 years, screening is available at routine child immunization visits.
The authors noted that calcium supplements do have side effects, and they urged people to take moderate supplement doses if their diets are deficient in calcium.
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