Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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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%
November 2021

Is there a pill to make you live longer? The HOPE-3 trial and the hype that will surely follow

It is an attractive thought. Since cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death globally, reducing that risk has the potential to vastly reduce death and disability. ... Taking a statin drug which lowers cholesterol (who knows if that's the
November 2021

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.
November 2021

Dealing with dementia, Q&As on COVID-19

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
May 2020

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
November 2021

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
November 2021

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
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform scarce in presidential address

Primary care shortage. Dentists want to screen their patients for cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions. ... More than three-quarters of nearly 2,000 dentists surveyed thought it was important for them to screen for hypertension,
November 2021

Who should take statins and why are researchers demanding a retraction?

prescribing statin drugs to patients at low risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart attack or stroke. ... According to the 2012 article, they are about 100 researchers who wrote diverse research papers about how effective statins were in reducing
November 2021

Dead people don't get bronchitis, or antibiotic resistance

of risk for cardiovascular disease had an estimated 245 additional cardiovascular deaths per 1 million courses. ... courses of azithromycin therapy; for patients with the highest decile of baseline risk of cardiovascular disease, there were 245
November 2021

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