Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil and nuts.
When patient risk was predicted using ACTION ICU model, the likelihood of a complication developing that required ICU care increased >10-fold from the lowest to the highest scores.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use mediated a substantial amount of cardiovascular disease risk in osteoarthritis.
Longer sleep duration and greater sleep efficiency linked to better metabolic risk scores in adolescents.
Preoperative 6-minute walk distance linked to postoperative cognitive dysfunction risk in older adults undergoing cardiac surgery.
Improved calculations suggest major changes to statin, aspirin, and blood pressure medication prescribingJune 19, 2018
Updated risk calculations suggest that fewer people should be classified within the high-risk category for CVD. In addition, many Americans, especially those of African American descent, may require reduction and alteration to their statin, aspirin, and/or blood pressure medications.
Investigators sought to determine whether methylglyoxal levels are associated with cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes.
Loss-framed financial incentives with personalized goal setting helped increase daily step counts in patients with ischemic heart disease.
Socioeconomic, demographic, belief-related and clinician differences are factors that contributed to the differences in statin treatment between African-American and white patients.
Patients with an adverse change in employment were more likely to report depression and have lower health status following a myocardial infarction.
Endocrinologist Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, and psychiatrist Christian Kohler, MD, discuss the risk associated with the use of antipsychotic medications in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
According to the authors, this is the first study to identify medications most commonly reported for a specific adverse reaction using this database.
Having no one to talk to was linked to worse self-rated mental and physical health, anxiety, and depression in patients with various cardiac diagnoses.
Investigators examined the time to first event composing of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke.
Patients with remitted bipolar disorder and emotional hyper-reactivity also have significantly higher levels of low-grade inflammation, hypertension, and impaired glucose metabolism, indicating a higher risk for cardiometabolic dysfunction.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography in asymptomatic individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease events.
How many second chances should a drug user get? As many as it takes for us — physicians, society, government, and the healthcare system — to get it right.
Increased mortality from job strain was greater than that from hypertension, obesity, physical inactivity, and high alcohol intake.
An increased risk for cardiovascular disease with ritonavir-boosted darunavir regimens for HIV was identified in a prospective multicenter study.
Meditation/stress reduction may be as effective aerobic training program in increasing activity.
Multiple studies have indicated that the 2013 PCEs - published by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines - substantially misestimated CVD risk.
Alcohol consumption may be inversely related to nonfatal CHD risk but positively correlated with risks for other stroke subtypes.
Use of Universal Precautions Toolkit recommended for improving quality of cardiovascular care.
The evidence for preventive benefits, no effect, or elevated risk for all-cause mortality was generally moderate- or low-quality.
Higher testosterone/estradiol ratio linked to elevated risk for incident cardiovascular disease.
Within 2 decades, many patients are likely to undergo routine cardiovascular genomic testing.
Researchers conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between HBV and the risk for coronary heart disease.
Perioperative major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events may be more common in patients with diabetes.
Obesity may be linked with an increased risk of smoking as well as an increase in the number of cigarettes smoked per day.
Risk for cardiovascular outcomes was greatest for individuals with the most active atopic eczema.
The Cardiology Advisor Articles
- Aldosterone Antagonists Improved Survival in STEMI Without Heart Failure
- CTEPH Increases Risk for Sleep Disordered Breathing
- Many AKI Reports in FAERS Linked to Drugs Not Recognized as Nephrotoxic
- NSAID Use Mediates CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis
- Sildenafil, Bosentan Combination vs Sildenafil Monotherapy in SSc-Associated PAH
- Stroke Risk Highest in Paroxysmal Afib With Greater Burden of Afib
- New Hypertension Guideline Discussed for Older Adults
- Celecoxib Associated With Lower MACE Risk Than Naproxen and Ibuprofen
- Composite Echo Score Predicts PH in Interstitial Lung Disease
- Brain Natriuretic Peptide Shows Promise as Biomarker in Group 1 PAH
- Fenofibrate Improves Cholesterol Levels in Type 2 Diabetes
- NSTEMI Risk for ICU Complications Predicted Using ACTION ICU Risk Score
- Permanent Pacemaker After TAVR Increases Mortality, Readmission Risks
- Cardiovascular Event Risk Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts
- NSAID Use Mediates CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis