Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Pearls for lowering lipids

In the trials, patients at the highest risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events (acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, stroke, angina, peripheral artery disease, or coronary revascularization) gained the most benefit from
July 2016

Guidelines aim to clarify treatment of pre-diabetes

first line of defense in warding off full-blown disease, followed by selective drug treatment and frequent monitoring of symptoms. ... The guidelines recommend prescribing metformin or acarbose to high-risk patients, such as those with cardiovascular
September 2019

Aspirin, questioning established wisdom

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
September 2019

Pseudoconfusion about saturated fat: 5 reasons for 1 hot mess

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
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Overdiagnosis and the potential for harming patients

cardiovascular disease.
September 2019

Reducing my cardiovascular risks--the ongoing saga

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.
September 2019

Optimism, positive health and stroke risk

The study. The classic risk factors for cardiovascular disease (including stroke) include high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, cigarette smoking and diabetes. ... To reach this conclusion, Kim's group looked at data from 6,044 adults with no prior
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Get cancer, keep smoking, what does it take to quit?

of cardiovascular disease or lung disease, reporting worse pain in the past month, having a lower body-mass index, having more depression, and having a greater highest reported number of cigarettes
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Circadian rhythms influence coronary stent thrombosis

published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. . ... Most studies that addressed circadian variations in cardiovascular disease were done before the advent of stents, so, researcher from Mayo Clinic-Rochester conducted a retrospective analysis of
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Iodinated contrast media associated with thyroid dysfunction

The editorial continued, "[P]atients who may be particularly unable to tolerate thyroid dysfunction, such as those with underlying unstable cardiovascular disease, are also good candidates for monitoring of thyroid function
September 2019

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