CKD patients with daily sodium above 4,548 mg may help protect their cardiovascular health by reducing sodium in their diets, researchers suggested.
Odds of non-fatal stroke are 49% higher in patients in the fourth quartile of uric acid level versus those in the second quartile.
The findings warrant reconsideration of blood pressure targets for many patients older than 75, according to an editorial.
45% of all myocardial infarctions studied were silent MIs.
Researchers say restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding.
Researchers find risk is reduced by as much as 80%.
Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age.
Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults.
Updated review and meta-analysis show beneficial effect for CABG for long-term mortality.
The number of CAC vessels allowed researchers to correctly estimate the likelihood of both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
Findings among patients on chronic antiplatelet therapy for cardioprotection.
LDL-C and triglyceride reductions depend on choice and dose of statin prescribed.
Preventing cardiovascular disease through adherence to Life's Simple 7 can also prevent the development of CKD.
In-hospital mortality risk was more than double among patients whose hyperkalemia persisted than those whose potassium levels normalized.
Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors was most strongly associated with hyperkalemia.
Researchers found no significant differences in instances of CVD in patients treated with GLP-1RA compared to DPP-4i in combination with metformin.
Female gender and more severe angina based on Canadian Cardiovascular Society class were considered predictors of depression.
Evacetrapib did lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in high vascular risk patients, but did not reduce major cardiovascular events.
Drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin may be linked to heart failure risk.
Review finds 1.5-3.4 times higher risk of erectile dysfunction among men with periodontitis.
Results from HOPE-3 suggest statins can be more widely used in intermediate-risk patients without cardiovascular disease.
Intrastudy stabilization, increase in eGFR linked to reduced MCVE rate in atorvastatin-treated patients.
Trajectory data indicate that childhood BP levels correlate with BP status at age 38 years.
In addition to tai chi, traditional Chinese exercises have been found to improve quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease.
High-intensity exercise may lead to permanent structural changes in the myocardium of participants, potentially leading to arrhythmias.
Regular tea drinkers had a one-third less risk of undergoing a major cardiovascular event.
Cutting the prices of fruits and vegetables has been linked to a reduction of cardiovascular deaths.
Women exposed to violence were found to have increased carotid artery intima media thickness.
In a study of veterans 75 years of age and older, researchers found an elevated risk of intracranial bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation on warfarin therapy.
Mild cognitive impairment and progression to dementia has been linked to metabolic syndrome, according to JAMA Neurology.
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