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.
TMAO, a pro-atherogenic metabolite formed by gut microbes, predicts long-term adverse event risk and possible mortality in patients with PAD.
Many of the interactions between statins and other heart drugs are minor, but there are some drug combinations that should be avoided.
On average, AMI over 2 times more likely in the hour after a bout of intense emotions or activity.
Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life.
Blacks have increased incidence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, but not a-fib.
Every additional absent dorsalis pedis or posterior tibial pulse linked to increased risk of all outcomes.
Findings support modest reductions in sodium intake among persons consuming high-sodium diets
Quantification of CAC score can improve stratification for those at high, low risk for events.
Increased SBP variability tied to mortality, coronary heart disease, stroke, end-stage renal disease
Parathyroidectomy may improve leptin regulation and heart rate variability in SHPT patients.
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