Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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QD: News Every Day--Patient-centered pilots need a PR makeover

Take for example, these two tools (here and here) available to the public to calculate risk for cardiovascular disease.
April 2020

Reducing my cardiovascular risks--the ongoing saga

Atorvastatin. Statin drugs reduce cholesterol and reduce vascular disease, though their effects in patients who have not had any cardiovascular events are minimal. ... cardiovascular disease.
April 2020

The last nail in the coffin for multivitamins

The third study was a review of prior studies of vitamin and mineral supplements for the prevention of cancer or cardiovascular disease. ... There is no reason to take vitamins or minerals for cancer or cardiovascular disease prevention.
April 2020

Managing menopause in 2012

Menopause is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ... It is felt that if use of hormone replacement is limited to the first five years following the time of natural menopause (around age 51), the cardiovascular risks may be
April 2020

Medical News of the Obvious

Diet exercise = weight loss. And why should we care? Because obesity has some relationship to cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, reported
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Update shows 1 in 3 overweight, 1 in 3 obese, for $300 billion in costs

Among the other factoids:. --The rate of death from cardiovascular disease fell 30.6% from 1998 to 2008. ... One third of deaths from cardiovascular disease occurred among younger than 75.
April 2020

Preventive aspirin inflames opinions

By 2003, at least one-third of American adults ages 35 and older, as well as 4 out of every 5 with cardiovascular disease, were taking aspirin daily or every other ... Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate aspirin use for the primary
May 2015

Does AHEAD set us back?

associated weight loss did not reduce heart disease risk in adults with diabetes. ... The power of lifestyle to prevent both diabetes and cardiovascular disease outright is irrefutably established.
April 2020

Who should take aspirin for prevention?

Aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. ... Further study is ongoing to research the issue of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin in diabetic patients.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions

million of the 12.8 million increase occurring among adults without cardiovascular disease. ... Since the prevalence of cardiovascular disease rises markedly with age, the large proportions of older adults who would be eligible for statin therapy may be
April 2020

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