Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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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

Does ACA coverage really make a difference?

Adults with cancer, cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure), stroke, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or asthma exacerbation, hip fracture, seizures, and
March 2015

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

Niacin much less helpful in the age of statins

The CDP findings from over 40 years ago are the strongest suggestion we have that niacin helps prevent cardiovascular disease. ... HDL.). The study enrolled patients with known cardiovascular disease with low HDL and randomized them to two groups.
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

Points to consider in palliative care

Stop statins in patients with poor prognosis and no active cardiovascular disease. ... Hagman. In a trial of 381 adults with recent functional deterioration but no recent active cardiovascular disease, those who discontinued statin therapy had improved
July 2018

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

There's much reason to think exercise will diminish but not totally eliminate the risk of future cardiovascular disease,” he said. ... Josephson said. “The link to cardiovascular disease is another.”. Ahmadi N, Hajsadeghi F, Mirshkarlo HB, Budoff M,
October 2015

Some thoughts on clinical judgement

You draw labs, exam him and calculate his 10-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 9%. ... He exercises, has a BMI of 24, and no family history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
April 2020

Chewing on the best diets

A diet cannot be good for health unless it reduces the risk of heart disease and diabetes. ... that such dietary patterns are associated with both weight control and better health overall: less cardiovascular disease, less diabetes and less risk of dying
April 2020

Risk of financial abuse in elders should draw internists' attention

Internists' elderly patients face many risks, such as cardiovascular disease, falls, dementia, and financial exploitation.
July 2012

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