CVD

Hypertension-Related Mortality Increased With Marijuana Use

Hypertension-Related Mortality Increased With Marijuana Use

Marijuana increases by 3-fold the risk for hypertension-related mortality.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Increases After Hospitalization for Sepsis, Pneumonia

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Increases After Hospitalization for Sepsis, Pneumonia

There is an increased risk of cardiovascular disease for patients diagnosed with sepsis or pneumonia that persists for at least 5 years after infection.

Effect of Vitamin B Supplementation on Fracture Risk in Women at High Risk for CVD

Effect of Vitamin B Supplementation on Fracture Risk in Women at High Risk for CVD

B vitamin and folic acid supplementation does not affect fracture risk or bone turnover in women with preexisting CVD.

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

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Hydroxychloroquine in combination with low-dose asprin was protective against thrombosis in SLE.

USPSTF Updated Guidelines on Behavioral Counseling for CVD Prevention, Plus Expert Interview

USPSTF Updated Guidelines on Behavioral Counseling for CVD Prevention, Plus Expert Interview

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An overview of new USPSTF recommendations for behavioral lifestyle counseling for the prevention of cardiovascular disease plus an expert interview.

CVD Risk Factors May Be Altered in Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy

CVD Risk Factors May Be Altered in Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy

Transgender adults receiving cross-sex hormone therapy may have altered risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Reduced With Electronic Messaging

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Reduced With Electronic Messaging

An electronic messaging intervention is effective for reducing cardiovascular risk for patients with type 2 diabetes.

9/11 Survivors Have Higher Incidence of Heart Disease, Diabetes

9/11 Survivors Have Higher Incidence of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Rescue workers and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center have an increased risk for heart and lung diseases years later.

CVD, Stroke Risks Reduced With Later in Life Diet Changes

CVD, Stroke Risks Reduced With Later in Life Diet Changes

Dietary improvement can increase life span and decrease the risk of death.

CVD Risk in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis May Be Linked to Vitamin D Levels

CVD Risk in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis May Be Linked to Vitamin D Levels

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Serum Vitamin D levels are related to cholesterol levels and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

CV Risk Factors Associated With Arterial Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis

CV Risk Factors Associated With Arterial Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Vascular hemodynamic alterations in rheumatoid arthritis have been associated with traditional cardiovascular risk factors and disease characteristics.

CV-Related Mortality Risk Increased With End-Stage Renal Disease and RA

CV-Related Mortality Risk Increased With End-Stage Renal Disease and RA

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Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and end-stage renal disease have an increased risk for CV-related and all cause mortality.

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