Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Evidence evolving on aspirin as prevention

Aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer: U.S. ... Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular disease. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017;14:E77. [PMID: 28880838] doi:10.5888/pcd14.170171.
March 2019

The never-ending push-pull of statins

Statins have proven their potential to reduce end-point outcomes, such as death from cardiovascular disease, Dr. ... Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
April 2017

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

today, is the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome and is associated with sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. ... Torres said, with the “big 3” being sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
July 2016

Label change for pioglitazone-containing medications

A new indication for empagliflozin (Jardiance) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. ... In a postmarketing clinical trial of more than 7,000 patients with type 2 diabetes
February 2017

Calculating risk for cholesterol drugs

Management of dyslipidemia for cardiovascular disease risk reduction: Synopsis of the 2014 U.S. ... Cost-effectiveness of 10-year risk thresholds for initiation of statin therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
November 2015

In the News

Measured outcomes included total mortality and cardiovascular disease outcomes over a four-year follow-up. ... Treatment with the blood-pressure medications reduced the risk of cardiovascular death by 18% and the all-cause risk of death by 14%.
May 2009

Systemic problems common with rheumatoid arthritis

But because RA is a disease of inflammation, it can lead to systemic problems. ... Indeed, recent research has found that RA patients have as high a risk for cardiovascular disease as do diabetics, or perhaps even higher, although it isn't always
July 2010

Internists as team physicians keep their heads in the game

On the clinical side, we examine the challenge of caring for cardiovascular disease in elderly patients. ... While elderly people derive more absolute event reduction from some cardiovascular treatments than younger patients do, they're more likely to
October 2011

'How can I raise my HDL?'

Three recent studies suggest that raising HDL levels may not be helpful in terms of reducing one's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... Epidemiological data has linked higher HDL levels to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
November 2021

New guidance urges caution on testosterone

For example, look for risk factors associated with coronary artery disease, such as smoking, diabetes, or hypertension, because these can be precursors of sexual dysfunction. ... Although current evidence on risk is not definitive, some studies have
May 2020

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