FDA reduces recommended salt levels in Americans’ food
Oct 13, 2021
The new, voluntary guideline aims to reduce average sodium intake from 3,400 to 3,000 mg per day in the next 2.5 years
Guidelines developed for exercise at altitude in CVD patients
Sep 14, 2021
Pretrip planning should consider locations and duration of altitude exposure, hydration and medication use, emergency planning
Antioxidant drug reverses process responsible for heart attacks and strokes
Sep 09, 2021
An antioxidant drug reverses atherosclerosis and could be used to prevent heart attacks and strokes due to clots, according to a study by researchers at the University of Reading, based in the U.K.
Fixed-dose combo pill cuts older adults’ stroke risk by more than half
Aug 31, 2021
A combination of aspirin, statins and at least two blood pressure drugs can be given separately or as a polypill, investigators say. Benefits were seen with different blood pressure levels, cholesterol...
Vitamin K inversely linked to risk for atherosclerotic CVD
Aug 16, 2021
Participants with diets high in vitamin K1 and vitamin K2 have reduced risk for atherosclerotic CVD in adjusted analyses
Guidance issued for reducing ASCVD risk in hypertriglyceridemia
Aug 03, 2021
Factors to consider include evaluation of secondary causes, optimization of diet and lifestyle interventions, implementation of statin therapy
Risk factors ID’d for VTE, ASCVD in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Jul 23, 2021
Risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased twofold after unprovoked VTE in rheumatoid arthritis
Cycling linked to reduced all-cause, CVD mortality in diabetes
Jul 20, 2021
Multivariable-adjusted hazard ratios for all-cause mortality reduced for one to 59, 60 to 149, 150 to 299, and ≥300 minutes/week
Monoclonal antibodies cut COVID-19 hospitalizations in high-risk adults: Mayo Clinic
Jul 22, 2021
Patients treated early in the disease with either one of two antibody therapies had similarly low rates of hospitalization within 28 days.
Low exercise may amplify link between poor sleep, mortality risk
Jun 30, 2021
(HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is associated with increased risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality, with risk exacerbated among those with insufficient physical activity (PA), according to a...