Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"


 
Results 71 - 80 of about 241 for "Cardiovascular Disease".

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

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

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--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

Is there a pill to make you live longer? The HOPE-3 trial and the hype that will surely follow

It is an attractive thought. Since cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death globally, reducing that risk has the potential to vastly reduce death and disability. ... Taking a statin drug which lowers cholesterol (who knows if that's the
September 2020

Universal care frees doctors to take ‘all measures required’

Health outcomes of uninsured people with cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, COPD and hip fractures are consistently poorer than for those with coverage.
July 2009

QD: News Every Day--CRP, fibrinogen levels could help asses risk for cardiovascular events

Knowing the C-reactive protein (CRP) or fibrinogen levels in people at intermediate risk for a cardiovascular event could be used prevent cardiovascular disease events, a meta-analysis found. ... Researchers analyzed data from 52 prospective studies that
September 2020

Who should take statins and why are researchers demanding a retraction?

prescribing statin drugs to patients at low risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart attack or stroke. ... According to the 2012 article, they are about 100 researchers who wrote diverse research papers about how effective statins were in reducing
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Western diet linked to less than ideal health in old age

At follow-up, 4% met the ideal aging criteria, 12.7% developed a nonfatal cardiovascular disease, 2.8% died from cardiovascular disease, and 7.3% from noncardiovascular causes over the mean ... actually might improve the possibility of achieving older
September 2020

Mediterranean vs. Portfolio vs. paleolithic vs. vegan, can we say what diet is "best"?

Studies suggest benefits across a spectrum of health outcomes, from weight to cancer, cardiovascular disease to life expectancy. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
September 2020

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