Magnitude of link between walking time and quality of life was greater in those with or at risk for CVD than in healthy individuals.
There is a paucity of data regarding the cardiotoxicity and the monitoring adherence habits of patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab or anthracyclines, commonly used therapies among patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.
Studies comparing MMT to buprenorphine maintenance treatment (BMT) over 5-years found buprenorphine to be a safer drug for opioid maintenance treatment as it had no significant effect on QT prolongation.
While approved in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, tianeptine, an opioid receptor agonist, is an unscheduled pharmaceutical agent in the US that has been linked to serious adverse events, including death, when used for recreational purposes.
Exercising and eating less were top weight loss methods, and more women than men attempted weight loss.
Increased susceptibility was observed in mouse model of sporadic aortic aneurysm and dissection.
Strong link between infective endocarditis and invasive cardiovascular procedures, especially coronary artery bypass grafting.
Average monthly sales of electronic cigarettes and related products rose 132% from 2012 to 2017.
The FDA aims to support the development of novel inhaled nicotine replacement therapies to combat the public health crisis of tobacco use in the United States.
Data indicate that drug-naive new onset systemic lupus erythematosus was likely to involve silent cardiac impairment.
This represents the prospective study confirming an independent relationship between cardiovascular mortality and oxidative DNA damage in type 2 diabetes.
To aid in the prevention of preeclampsia, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend low-dose aspirin prophylaxis in patients with 1 or more high-risk factors.
More patients in the epinephrine group were alive at 30 days than those in the placebo group, but they had more severe neurologic impairment.
Cesium chloride is not approved by the FDA to treat cancer or any other disease.
Higher prepregnancy triglyceride levels and triglyceride high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratios were linked to increased risk for one lifetime pregnancy.
A clinical trial assessing canagliflozin (Invokana; Janssen) as an addition to standard-of-care in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been stopped early after meeting its pre-specified efficacy criteria.
The relationship between circadian rhythm and sleep measures and components of metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder.
Atropine is a muscarinic antagonist and is indicated for temporary blockage of severe or life threatening muscarinic effects.
Medicare beneficiaries spent more out of pocket for generic medications used to treat cardiovascular disease than patients using standalone prescription drug plans.
Virtual reality technology has been applied in cardiology-related education, preprocedural planning, intraprocedural visualization, and patient rehabilitation.
Approximately 12,000 patients took part in the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 trial in which participants were randomized to either lorcaserin HCl 10mg twice daily or placebo.
Investigators assessed the effect of erenumab on total exercise time, time to exercise-induced angina, and ST depression in patients with stable angina.
High BMI, low physical activity levels, and frequent smoking and high genetic risk increased the risk for atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, hypertension, stroke, and diabetes.
Lower risk for incident obesity in offspring whose mothers have healthy BMI and engage in physical activity.
Investigators examined gender differences in baseline characteristics and outcomes in patients with t2d and ASCVD.
Multivitamin/mineral use was not linked to decreased cardiovascular disease mortality, coronary heart disease mortality, stroke mortality, or stroke incidence.
Insufficient evidence for adding to traditional cardiovascular disease risk assessment in asymptomatic adults.
African American patients were less likely than white patients to be treated with any statin and at the guideline-recommended intensity.
High burden for many low-income families with member with ASCVD, including those with insurance.
Substantial health gains and cost savings expected with implementation of FDA sodium targets
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