Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Companies love misery?

There is evidence that overweight and obesity contribute to the risk of dementia, much of which is thought to result from cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, or both. ... Companies can't possibly love the misery engendered by obesity, attendant
April 2020

Sodium studies, with a grain of salt

The particular goal of guidelines addressing salt (or sodium) intake is to prevent ambient high blood pressure, a major contributor to cardiovascular disease and the leading cause of stroke. ... They went on to note that excess sodium intake was
April 2020

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease

Conference coverage addressing highlights: TNF-antagonists don't increase cancer risk, Patients with RA have about the same risk of developing cardiovascular disease as type 2 diabetics, and an association between ... Patients with RA have about the same
February 2009

Marketing medicine and the treatment of high blood pressure

The SPRINT study only looked at patients 50 years of age or older with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, kidney disease and a calculated risk of cardiovascular ... The money not spent on medications and doctor visits
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Chocolate's good effect is also its bad effect

Eating a lot of chocolate was associated with a 37% reduction in cardiovascular disease and a 29% reduction in stroke compared eating less, researchers reported. ... which reported the association between chocolate and the risk of cardiovascular disease
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Small sodium reductions could have big mortality impact

Researchers modeled the effect of reducing sodium over the next 10 years upon direct effects on cardiovascular disease mortality, upon indirect effects of blood pressure changes as observed in randomized controlled
April 2020

Guidelines aim to clarify treatment of pre-diabetes

first line of defense in warding off full-blown disease, followed by selective drug treatment and frequent monitoring of symptoms. ... The guidelines recommend prescribing metformin or acarbose to high-risk patients, such as those with cardiovascular
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Diabetes kills far fewer as treatments improve

To determine whether all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality declined between 1997 and 2006, researchers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention compared 3-year death rates of four consecutive ... Results appeared in the June issue of
April 2020

The vegan argument

But let's be clear that arguments for vegan diets at a time of climate change, drying aquifers, industrial farming, assaults on biodiversity, rampant chronic disease, and global population pressures are ... Consider, for example, just these two facts. A
April 2020

The true paradox of obesity

The current study, run out of Northwestern University among others, is called the Cardiovascular Disease Lifetime Risk Pooling Project. ... The more provocative finding, although not genuinely surprising, was a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease,
April 2020

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