Tag: coronary atherosclerosis

Neurology

Even Normotensives Benefit From Cutting Sodium: Meta-analysis

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Sodium reduction resulted in lower blood pressure among a very broad group of patients, including normotensive individuals, researchers say. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Suboptimal Diet May Drive $50 Billion in Cardiometabolic Costs

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Poor diet is associated with 18.2% of all costs related to treatment of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes in the US, new...
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Better Sleep Linked to Reduced CVD, Stroke Risk

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Using genetic data on almost 400,000 individuals, a new study shows even those at high genetic risk for CVD or stroke benefit from healthy sleep...
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Unmet LDL-C Goals Common in ASCVD: PINNACLE, NHANES

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Two studies of patients with ASCVD — NHANES and the PINNACLE registry — show ‘a large burden of non- and undertreatment’ and ‘room for improvement’...
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ORION-10: 58% Reduction in LDL With Inclisiran

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A second phase 3 study has shown impressive reductions in LDL on top of statins with this novel agent given just twice a year. Medscape...
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Meat, Fish, and Vegetables: New Data on Heart Disease and Stroke

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Dr Christoph Diener on interesting new results in stroke, epilepsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and more. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Only 1 in 5 With High-Risk AF Leave ED on Anticoagulant

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A study of nearly 450 people with atrial fibrillation (AF) treated in the emergency department suggests that anticoagulants may be ‘vastly underutilized’ for the prevention...
Neurology

Giving Birth Tied to Increased CVD, Stroke Risk

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Research has suggested that women who have given birth may have an increased risk for CVD compared with those who never have. A new study...
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Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at Current Cholesterol Management

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Most cardiologists surveyed used the 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on managing dyslipidemia, although most consider it outdated. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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New AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guideline Expands Role of LDL Targets

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An update to the controversial 2013 guidelines retains key elements but also puts less weight on estimated 10-year ASCVD risk and emphasizes contemporary ideas, such...
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New Diagnostic Criteria for Spontaneous Spinal Cord Infarction

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Patients with spontaneous spinal cord infarction are often diagnosed with other myelopathies, leading to inappropriate therapies. This analysis identifies key features of SCI and proposes...
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EC Approves Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin Regimen for CAD, PAD

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The rivaroxaban/aspirin combination is for the prevention of thrombotic events in adults with coronary artery disease or symptomatic peripheral artery disease at high risk for...

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