CABG patients with type 1 diabetes had twice the mortality risk, while type 2 patients had a smaller but significant increased risk.
Over 12 months, the exercise intervention increased participants' activity level by 2 or more metabolic equivalents.
Dietary guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says.
Having discussed aspirin with a provider is the strongest predictor of regular use among middleage and senior adults..
Risk of death and certain cancers increased with cigar smoking.
Underlying diabetes affected 1 in 10 heart attack patients, yet was recognized by the care team only a third of the time.
Statins would prevent heart attacks and coronary heart disease, while being cost-effective, if there are no increases in geriatric-specific adverse effects.
But more detailed genetic studies needed in the dialysis population.
Contrast-Induced Nephropathy is significantly associated with mortality and need for dialysis; hydration is also a predictor of CIN.
Prolonged androgen deprivation treatment ups risk in older men with prostate cancer, especially those with comorbidities.
Corlanor works by decreasing heart rate; it's the first approved product in this drug class.
Researchers compared 3 screening approaches for their ability to detect chronic kidney disease cases, and identify patients with higher rates of cardiovascular events and kidney decline.
Variability predicts increased risk in patients with coronary artery disease, independent of LDL-C levels.
But remarriage, at least for women, does not appear to lower risk of heart attack, research shows.
Keeping a gratitude journal seemed to reduce cardiac risk factors.
Treatment of impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance can delay progression to diabetes.
Increased risk possibly linked to the genetics that also determine height.
Modifiable risk factors account for a considerable proportion of CV events, death in those with, without CVD.
Stroke risk increases linearly with decreasing GFR rate and increasing albuminuria, according to a review and meta-analysis.
Only 5% of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling.
Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled 'healthy', according to a new CDC report.
One aim of the updated guidelines is more flexibility for heart disease patients, doctors say.
Prevalence 26%; increased odds of disease among those with metabolic syndrome, diabetes
Risk equation can be recalibrated for application in different countries; good discrimination in validations.
It is cost-effective, potentially saving $21.3 billion over 20 years by preventing 1.1 million cardiovascular events, researchers say.
Absence of association observed in patients with normal or near-normal baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate.
The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.
Calcification in the media of arteries may be a useful measure for screening.
Second study shows similar risk of death for PCI with everolimus-eluting stents, CABG
New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.
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