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.
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.
The Mediterranean Diet may reduce patients risks of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Patients with depression were younger, had higher eGFR, and more comorbidities.
Study results strengthen researchers' arguments for further clinical trials evaluating the potential protective effect of statins.
Risks include coronary heart disease and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Mortality rates dropped less than 1% from 2011 to 2014.
The Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold System (BVS) is absorbed by the body after about 3 years.
Plant-based, seafood-based omega-3s associated with 10% lower risk of fatal CHD.
In a meta-analysis, AKI was associated with an 86% increased risk of CV-related death and 38% increased risk of other major CV events.
Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications.
Those with type 2 diabetes and heart disease as well as a prior cardiovascular event have an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality.
As a heterogenous disease, obesity requires an individualized approach to treatment.
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