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.
Odds of cardiovascular mortality 14.8% higher in black Americans with both conditions.
For patients taking metformin, TZD and DPP-4i linked to lower mortality, cardiovascular risks.
There was also a 22% reduction in the development of renal outcomes with liraglutide compared to placebo.
When taken in higher-than-recommended amounts, loperamide can cause cardiovascular conditions.
Coronary artery disease before transplantation increases death risk by 77%, study finds.
Patients exposed to high levels of air pollution have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease.
The researchers found no relationship between poor quality of life and CKD progression.
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