The use of aspirin was associated with a lower risk for cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
An inverse dose-dependent association exists between cardiorespiratory fitness and type 2 diabetes risk.
The class I recall is being initiated because of incorrect assembly leading to catheter tube (lumens) reversal.
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.
Over 1400 clinical trials and research studies were reviewed by a panel of 13 experts to develop the new guideline.
Phase 3 studies investigating safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity in both adults and children are currently underway.
Physicians need to take an active role in prescribing specific exercise training in patients with both type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.
For individuals with normal fasting glucose but not those with impaired fasting glucose, a higher number of ideal cardiovascular health components correlates with a lower risk for diabetes.
The FDA's communication follows a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Influenza vaccination during hospitalization is associated with reduced risk for readmission, outpatient visits, fever, and clinical evaluations for infection postdischarge.
High intake of fiber is associated with a reduced risk for several noncommunicable diseases.
Investigators reviewed past studies to find evidence that P2Y12 inhibitors effectively improve migraine headache symptoms.
There is no compelling evidence to indicate health benefits of nonsugar sweetener (NSS) use on a range of health outcomes.
Intensive multifactorial interventions that are implemented in a multi-ethnic population with type 2 diabetes led to sustained improvements in a model of cardiovascular disease outcomes.
An expert panel assessed 41 diets to come up with their final results, examining the evidence behind each diet's claims, the short-term and long-term weight loss associated with the diet, how easy the diet is to follow, how well each diet conforms to current nutrition standards, and its effect on diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.
Focusing on children for health promotion, strategies for program implementation, and gaps in research may be a successful approach for lifelong cardiovascular health.
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.
Investigators examine the association between LAD and vascular brain injury on brain MRI.
The USPSTF recommends that primary care providers assess for unhealthy use of alcohol and offer behavioral counseling interventions in patients ≥18 years of age.
From 2016 to 2017, there was a decrease in life expectancy in the United States, with recent increases noted in drug overdose deaths and suicide mortality.
The FDA has issued a warning regarding rare cases of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and cervicocephalic arterial dissection in patients with MS shortly after receiving Lemtrada.
A healthy lifestyle during midlife is associated with less subclinical atherosclerosis among women.
Serum vitamin D levels are associated with cardiorespiratory fitness.
Linagliptin added to usual care compared with placebo added to usual care resulted in a noninferior risk for a composite cardiovascular or renal outcome over a median 2.2 years.
HbA1c Variability in General Population Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Events, All-Cause MortalityNovember 19, 2018
People who do not have diabetes or cardiovascular disease but have high hemoglobin A1c variability tend to be at greater risk for major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality.
Patients with splanchnic vein thrombosis may be at an increased risk for bleeding and arterial cardiovascular events for years after diagnosis.
There is an urgent need for blood and platelet donations in the United States because donations during September and October fell 21,000 units short of hospital needs.
A healthy lifestyle for lowering cholesterol should be emphasized for reducing cardiovascular risk across the life course, according to a guideline.
For patients with prediabetes who are randomly assigned to interventions, changes in risk indicators of metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity are associated with the risk for T2DM.
Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D do not significantly reduce major cardiovascular events or cancer incidence.
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- Banding Together: How Some Physicians Are Fighting the MOC Program
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- Machine Learning Algorithm May Guide Therapy in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Linagliptin Non-Inferior to Glimepiride in Long-Term CV Outcome Study
- No Association Between LDL Cholesterol Levels and Risk for Sepsis
- PAH Therapy Guidelines Updated by CHEST Expert Panel
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