The American Heart Association provided updated guidelines for the routine assessment of physical activity for healthcare systems and providers as a way to prevent future health complications.
Biologic therapies for psoriasis may have an impact on cardiovascular parameters, potentially resulting in the occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular events.
A 55-year-old man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease reports having some mild chest pain.
The American Heart Association has released a scientific statement examining the relationship between cardiovascular disease and breast cancer.
Solid fuel use for cooking and heating was associated with increased risk for cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.
Individuals with an evening preference had a higher risk for mortality and metabolic dysfunction.
High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and hearing problems were more common in workers exposed to loud noise.
There was an increased risk for all-cause cardiovascular and cerebrovascular emergency department visits, especially in individuals older than 65.
Despite the overall decreases in cardiovascular risk, metabolic risk, measured by obesity and hemoglobin A1c, increased over time.
Researchers examined whether menopausal symptoms, quality of life, and depression are related to arterial stiffness, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for heart failure are particularly likely to benefit from treatment with canagliflozin.
Costs related to informal caregiving for patients with cardiovascular disease may increase to $128 billion by 2035.
High burden of expenses were seen for 1 in 4 low-income families with a member with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Preferences indicated people would rather take daily pill or tea to prolong life rather than exercise.
Benefits were seen in markers of cardiometabolic disease, including insulin sensitivity, from a pecan-rich diet.
Although many of the newer antidiabetic drugs have demonstrated favorable outcomes in clinical trials, some have also been associated with increased risk of adverse CV outcomes.
Investigators sought to determine the association between serum phospholipid fatty acid composition, low-grade inflammation, and glycemic control in patients with T2D.
Researchers tested whether semen quality and reproductive function could be a marker of general health in men.
Decrease in disparities between race/ethnicity due to worsening CV health among whites 1988-2014.
The FDA has approved an update to the prescribing information for Tresiba to include cardiovascular outcomes and severe hypoglycemia study data.
Low body mass index correlated with higher incidence of cardiovascular disease; the lowest risk was seen at a body mass index of 22 to 23 kg/m2.
Exposure to lead may increase the risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, and ischemic heart disease mortality.
A recent study evaluated the effects of SGLT-2i and other glucose-lowering drugs on cardiovascular event outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes from 6 countries in 3 world regions.
Patients with gout and cardiovascular disease who were treated with febuxostat had significantly higher all-cause and cardiovascular mortality compared with those treated with allopurinol.
Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality related to cardiovascular disease, compared with normal body mass index.
The prognosis was worse for prediabetes when defined by hemoglobin A1c than when defined by fasting plasma glucose.
Patients who are diagnosed for type 2 diabetes at a younger age may have an increased risk for mortality.
Investigators sought to determine the association between cardiorespiratory fitness by maximal oxygen uptake with white matter fiber integrity and neurocognitive performance.
A history of cancer was associated with higher fibrinogen concentration, von Willebrand factor, and antithrombin activity, independent of cardiovascular risk factors.
Pre-existing cardiovascular disease is the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular complications in patients with pneumonia.
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