Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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What to eat...and not to eat

The 14,641-subject Physician's Health Study found neither supplement protects against cardiovascular disease when taken separately.
September 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
September 2020

Regents act to boost public view of primary care

The Regents also voted to:. Endorse a curriculum on cardiovascular disease prevention, which the College created in conjunction with the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association;.
May 2009

Maintenance of Certification, or extortion?

In fact, my timing was perfect; I was “boarded” in medicine in 1987, and in cardiovascular disease in 1989, which (I am pretty sure) were, respectively, the last years that the ... He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular
September 2020

New cholesterol guideline focuses on statin intensity, not LDL

mg/dL, as well as in patients 40 to 75 years of age without diabetes who fall into the high-risk group for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), defined by the guideline ... Dr. Albert noted that decisions about statin type are related to age
June 2014

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

Seeking common ground on CKD screening

Everyone agrees that diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease are known risk factors. ... Other risk factors include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, older age, use of high-dose over-the-counter NSAIDs, and obesity.
July 2014

Why so much fuss about Anacetrapib?

Why so much fuss about Anacetrapib? I'm a bit puzzled by all the excitement about Merck's new drug, Anacetrapib (MK-0859) that's said to lower risk for cardiovascular ... What's wrong here? Well, it's that we don't know for sure how this new drug affects
September 2020

Multiple concerns about multivitamins

It's important to note that this was part of a larger study to test the effects of a multivitamin on cancer, cardiovascular disease, eye disease and cognitive decline. ... The current results publish only the cancer findings. The effects on
September 2020

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