Tag: cvd (cardiovascular disease)

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Social Isolation Tied to Higher Risk of CV Events, Death

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New study results are especially relevant now with social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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COVID-19 Daily: Clinician Infections, Practice Rules Loosened

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These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Source link...
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US Cardio Societies: Continue Antihypertensives Amid COVID-19

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Following several similar statements from Europe, Canada, and elsewhere, three American cardiovascular medicine societies also advise continuation of RAAS antagonists until more is known. Source...
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Dramatic Rise in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US

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A new study shows an ‘alarming’ increase in hypertension-related deaths between 2007 and 2017, particularly in the rural South. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Decades-Long Drop in Cardiovascular Deaths Slowing Down

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Deaths from cardiometabolic causes continue to drop over time but are starting to plateau, a "concerning" development for the future, new research suggests. Medscape Medical...
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New ADA Update: Liraglutide for Youth and Technology Issues

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Liraglutide for youth, dulaglutide cardiovascular outcomes data, and ‘time-in-range’ guidelines inform the latest Living Standards updates. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Glucosamine Supplements Linked to Lower CVD Event Risks

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The hypothesis-generating findings are biologically feasible and remained significant even after accounting for a slew of traditional risk factors. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Menopause a 'Critical Window' for Lifestyle CVD Prevention

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A healthy diet, exercise, and not smoking are all part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, but a new study suggests adherence at midlife is particularly important...
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Strength Training Bests Aerobics for Cardioprotection

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Aerobic exercise contributes to cardiovascular risk protection, but what is the role of strength training? This study suggests that ‘static’ exercise might have even more...
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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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Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?

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Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a UK population, with a stronger effect in women than in...
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ASPREE: No Benefit of Aspirin in Primary Prevention

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Findings of the ASPREE trial show no benefit, at all, of aspirin in primary prevention of disability, cardiovascular events and death, or all-cause death in...
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Cumulative BP Measures Better for CV Risk Prediction

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Algorithms used for risk prediction of cardiovascular disease would be more accurate if they included a more sophisticated measure of blood pressure history rather than...
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Medicaid Expansion Curbs Uninsured Hospitalization for CV Events

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States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a decline in the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for heart attack, stroke, and heart failure,...
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CV Events Increase Only With High Levels of Sodium Intake: PURE

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Reducing sodium intake is seen as protective against CV events, but an international study suggests events increase only in communities with very high sodium consumption...

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