Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Aortic distensibility independently linked to concentric left ventricular remodeling
FGF-23 in top quartile independently linked to greater risk of CV death, heart failure hospitalization.
Increased risk of CVD for achieved systolic blood pressure of 120 versus 130 or 140 mm Hg
Older patients who had more frequent nephrology visits prior to initiating dialysis had a lower incidence of atrial fibrillation in the year after initiating dialysis compared with those who did not.
Benefit of exercise against cardiovascular disease notable even among those at high genetic risk
Social isolation linked to increased mortality among individuals with history of AMI or stroke
Environmental lead exposure tied to all-cause, cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease mortality.
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.
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