Pregnancy is the ultimate stress test, especially when it comes to cardiovascular health,” Dr. ... McGowan said. “If a woman develops a cardiovascular disease, whether that's hypertension or cardiomyopathy, during pregnancy or during that postpartum
Adimora. “A lot of internal medicine patients, in fact, do have a fair amount of comorbidities and coexisting conditions, from obesity to cardiovascular disease, etc.,” she said.
Three PURE study papers were just published in the same issue of The Lancet, one reporting health outcomes (cardiovascular disease, non-cardiovascular disease, and mortality) associated with intake of vegetables, fruits, ... Non-cardiovascular mortality
Eating 5 daily portions of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, particularly from cardiovascular disease, but beyond 5 portions appears to have no ... So, researchers conducted the meta-analysis of 16 studies
Our story in this issue reviews measures that can be tried earlier in the disease course, drug and nondrug approaches, and ways to assess what is most important to the patient. ... The therapy comes with its own potential risks, too, including a possible
noted. A new indication for empagliflozin (Jardiance) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure in adults. ... It is also approved to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes and
Note that it still may be warranted in some because of higher risk, and it's still recommended for most older patients if they have known heart disease. ... The FDA just added a block box warning for Uloric (febuxostat), a medicine used for gout, because
meat; and that variation in palmitic acid did predict variation in heart disease rates. ... They share a very important blind spot. Both looked at variation in saturated fat intake and variation in cardiovascular disease and mortality, finding no
Atorvastatin. Statin drugs reduce cholesterol and reduce vascular disease, though their effects in patients who have not had any cardiovascular events are minimal. ... cardiovascular disease.
These, in turn, may pass on the benefit of less cardiovascular disease. ... The findings suggest that reduction of alcohol consumption, even for light to moderate drinkers, is beneficial for cardiovascular health, researchers noted.