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.
Intensive BP drops may lower cardiovascular risks in both patients with and without diabetes.
The ACC released decision pathways to help clinicians manage bleeding in patients taking oral anticoagulants.
Among patients admitted to a coronary care unit, the highest quartile of serum cystatin C levels was associated with a 9.6-fold increased risk of AKI compared with the lowest quartile.
High doses of iron are associated with a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease, regardless of the dose of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent.
Severe hypoglycemia is associated with coronary heart disease, cardiovascular mortality, and cancer mortality.
For patients with diabetes, there was a significant decrease in hospitalization rates for acute coronary syndrome, cardiac dysrhythmia, heart failure, and certain strokes.
Coffee consumption was affiliated with more positives than negatives across a wide range of health outcomes.
In a study of hospitalized US veterans, AKI was associated with a 23% increased risk of heart failure compared with the absence of AKI.
Both total intake of nuts and consumption of peanuts/tree nuts and walnuts tied to lower risk.
Reduced frequency of MACE for patients receiving statins, especially high-intensity statins.
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