Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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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
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

Is CPAP all it's cracked up to be?

patients with obstructive sleep apnea and pre-existing cardiovascular disease. ... They raised a host of objections with the trial--from the population being too old, too male, too undertreated for cardiovascular disease, to not having as many patients
September 2020

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. β€œThe 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

QD: News Every Day--Specter of obesity still looms over nonsmokers

Among women who had never smoked, lower social position was associated with higher mortality rates from cardiovascular disease but not cancer. ... In terms of mortality, half (51%; n=916) the women died from cardiovascular disease and more than
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030. Real total direct medical costs of cardiovascular disease (CVD) could triple, from $273 billion to $818 billion (in 2008 dollars) ... This methodology avoided double counting of costs for
September 2020

Diabetes debates defy easy resolution

Sulfonylureas, because of their propensity to cause hypoglycemia, may also not be the best choice for cardiovascular safety, suggested Dr. ... One alternative, pioglitazone, appears likely to have beneficial effects on cardiovascular disease.”.
September 2013

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.
September 2020

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