Researchers call for a new systematic review of acetaminophen's effectiveness and safety
Correlation identified between functional capacity and erectile function improvement
Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
Hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease, other causes
More standing time was associated with less overweight and impaired glucose tolerance, but the results didn't hold after adjustment.
Study reveals favorable myocardial adaptations, including enhanced left ventricular diastolic function.
Smartphone and standard ECGs detect atrial rate and rhythm, AV block, QRS delay with equal accuracy.
Transcarotid system designed to help prevent stroke during stent and angioplasty procedures
1 in 3 survey respondents rejected the idea even if it meant a shorter life
Among the increased risks, women with the disease had an 86% higher chance of dying from cardiovascular disease than men.
Reduction in mass may confer diet's protective cardiovascular effect
Investigators found the strongest associations for sepsis, followed by pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections.
New finding may explain reported associations between nephrolithiasis and cardiovascular disease.
Kidney stone patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending cardiovascular issues.
The 2014 recommendations also could prevent an estimated 56,000 cardiovascular events annually and save costs.
Investigators found that dialysis patients with serum calcium levels of 10.2 mg/dL or greater had increased risks of premature death.
Higher magnesium levels in hemodialysis patients with high phosphorus levels were associated with decreased cardiovascular mortality.
A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.
Waist circumference is linked to visceral adiposity, liver fat, and adverse cardiometabolic risk profile within each BMI category.
Long-term treatment also found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Statin prescriptions in the U.S. continue to rise, according to a December 2014 CDC report.
Study finds no significantly elevated risk of coronary heart disease among men with a history of kidney stones.
Levels below 10 g/dL found to increase risk of a composite endpoint of all-cause mortality, cerebrovascular events, and myocardial infarction.
The American Diabetes Association's 2015 standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile.
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