Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Asthma flare-ups face new evidence, new therapies

This issue also covers changing use of aspirin for cardiovascular disease, decreases in the ability to smell, and dealing with the unexpected loss of a medical trainee. ... In other news about changing treatments, aspirin has been used for primary
March 2019

Screening for inflammation with hsCRP

Multiple studies have demonstrated the relationship between hsCRP elevation and cardiovascular disease. ... hsCRP measurement is currently recommended only in individuals who are at intermediate risk for cardiovascular disease (defined as 10% to 20%
September 2019

Marketing medicine and the treatment of high blood pressure

The SPRINT study only looked at patients 50 years of age or older with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, kidney disease and a calculated risk of cardiovascular ... The money not spent on medications and doctor visits
September 2019

Is CPAP all it's cracked up to be?

patients with obstructive sleep apnea and pre-existing cardiovascular disease. ... They raised a host of objections with the trial--from the population being too old, too male, too undertreated for cardiovascular disease, to not having as many patients
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Specter of obesity still looms over nonsmokers

Among women who had never smoked, lower social position was associated with higher mortality rates from cardiovascular disease but not cancer. ... In terms of mortality, half (51%; n=916) the women died from cardiovascular disease and more than
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030. Real total direct medical costs of cardiovascular disease (CVD) could triple, from $273 billion to $818 billion (in 2008 dollars) ... This methodology avoided double counting of costs for
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins rose tenfold as their use in primary prevention is questioned

cardiovascular disease. ... and inclusion of people with cardiovascular disease," the authors wrote.
September 2019

Calculate ‘sum of the parts' to pinpoint CV risk in women

Women who have hypertension during pregnancy are also at heightened risk for cardiovascular disease later in life, Dr. ... age without cardiovascular disease who had at least one of the following cardiovascular risk factors:.
January 2018

Is all saturated fat the same?

Keys, a researcher looking at cardiovascular disease in the 1950s, wasn't the only one with concerns about an excess of dietary fat, but he was among the earliest and most ... I consider the evidence strong that palmitic and myristic acids, two of the
September 2019

Mediterranean vs. Portfolio vs. paleolithic vs. vegan, can we say what diet is "best"?

Studies suggest benefits across a spectrum of health outcomes, from weight to cancer, cardiovascular disease to life expectancy. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
September 2019

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