But no mortality risk reduction associated with weight loss in individuals with coronary heart disease
Clopidogrel noninferior for patients older than 65 years after acute coronary syndrome hospitalization.
After adjustment for hormone therapy use in women, associations no longer differed by sex
All-cause and cardiovascular mortality risks were 22% and 34% higher among febuxostat-treated patients vs allopurinol recipients.
Individuals who had a stroke or transient ischemic attack at age 60 to 64 had a 2-fold higher risk of UUI at age 68 years, a British study found.
Cardiac MR accurately diagnoses; myocardial scars may affect 8% of women with non-obstructive CAD
In a study, the 30-day readmission rate for hemodialysis patients hospitalized for cardiovascular events was 34.2%.
A large study of middle-aged men found that testosterone replacement therapy is associated with a small but significant decrease in cardiovascular risk and an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea.
Vitamin D levels increased from 13.2 to 33.7 ng/mL in nondialysis CKD patients treated with 50,000 units of cholecalciferol weekly for 12 weeks.
Agency advising doctors to consider prescribing other antibiotics to patients with coronary heart disease
No association with ICH; within HDL, cholesterol inversely and triglyceride positively linked to MI
Study questions the efficacy and safety of prescribing anticoagulants to older patients with atrial fibrillation and nondialysis chronic kidney disease.
Abnormal calcium-phosphate metabolism appears to be an important pathogenic factor in the development of vascular calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease.
44% drop in stroke for those with intermediate CVD risk receiving candesartan/HCTZ, rosuvastatin
Risk scores summarizing 8 diseases, markers tied to cancer risk in dose-response manner
No significant association with fatal, nonfatal coronary heart disease, major vascular events
Study finds no difference in all-cause mortality among patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure who received implantable cardioverter defibrillators and those who did not.
In hemodialysis patients, only non-traditional risk factors such as C-reactive protein predicted non-fatal myocardial infarction and other atherosclerotic events, researchers report.
High levels of worry in Mexican-origin women studied tied to risk of higher BMI, obesity, blood pressure.
No patient had a 25% or greater rise in serum creatinine 48 hours after receiving a median 13 mL of contrast for diagnostic coronary angiography, with an additional 13 mL for percutaneous coronary intervention.
Increased incidence of acute myocardial infarction in first 7 days after positive respiratory viral diagnosis
Men who smoked just one cigarette/day had 46% of excess relative risk of smoking 20/day.
Prospective studies needed to examine long-term effects of chronic marijuana use on CV health.
Second Grade I statement questions use of ABI for screening for peripheral artery disease, CVD risk.
Each 10 mg/dL increase in serum levels of total and HDL cholesterol are associated with a significant 5% and 14% increased risk of high-grade PCa, respectively.
Study compared guidelines for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention.
Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists found to lower hospital readmission risk in patients with heart failure and concomitant diabetes or renal insufficiency.
Study finds that 44% of hospital readmissions among hemodialysis patients are related to pulmonary edema, with initial pulmonary edema-related hospitalization the strongest predictor for readmission due to the condition.
Male gender, age and LDL-C were all found to be independently related to atherosclerosis.
Given low cost and risk, meditation may be viable adjunct to guideline-directed treatment.
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