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.
The FDA has developed 2- and 10-year goals to reduce sodium content in both processed and prepared foods.
Increased risk for cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Renal function decline is independent factor for cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.
One in 4 MI survivors develop heart failure within 4 years.
Cardiovascular disease risk is elevated when low HDL-C was accompanied by LDL-C and triglycerides.
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.
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