Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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An easy screen for an overlooked disease

He added, “This fact was documented in the 2006 intersocietal PAD guideline and reestablished in the most updated primary prevention of cardiovascular disease guideline. ... Dr. Hiatt, a co-author on the meta analysis, recommends aspirin for the PAD
April 2011

QD: News Every Day--Statins rose tenfold as their use in primary prevention is questioned

cardiovascular disease. ... and inclusion of people with cardiovascular disease," the authors wrote.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Adults widely consume supplements with sometimes severe side effects

One study reported that high intake of supplemental calcium was associated with an excess risk of cardiovascular disease death in men but not in women. ... Seventy percent of women took calcium supplements, but it wasn’t associated with death from
April 2020

Rheumatoid arthritis hurts the whole body

Male sex, smoking and personal cardiac history have a lower impact on cardiovascular disease in RA patients than the general population, Dr. ... Jonas said. And in RA patients, low body mass index is actually a predictor of cardiovascular disease.
July 2010

MKSAP Quiz: Heart murmur and reduced exercise capacity

She has no known history of cardiovascular disease, although a murmur was reported early in life.
April 2011

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

QD: News Every Day--1 in 4 cardiac deaths were preventable

QD: News Every Day--1 in 4 cardiac deaths were preventable. Nearly one fourth of all cardiovascular disease deaths are avoidable, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. ... The lowest rates were in the West, Midwest and Northeast. From
April 2020

In the News

Measured outcomes included total mortality and cardiovascular disease outcomes over a four-year follow-up. ... Treatment with the blood-pressure medications reduced the risk of cardiovascular death by 18% and the all-cause risk of death by 14%.
May 2009

Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

poorly controlled, longstanding type 2 diabetes with already established cardiovascular disease or multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors, not reflecting the majority of patients, and using older drugs with side effects of ... disease or congestive
June 2018

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

Internists know they see a lot of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but they might not realize quite how many. ... Cho favors the latter. Don't forget to also identify and treat comorbidities, which commonly include
June 2018

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