Shingles associated with increased risk for stroke, heart attack
Dec 01, 2022
Shingles, a disease found mainly among older adults, is tied to 30% long-term odds of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke, a new study finds.
Heart failure patients 40 percent less likely to contract pneumonia after flu shot: study
Nov 17, 2022
Flu shots also lower cardiovascular complications, which land 20% of heart failure patients in the hospital each year, investigators say.
Cardiovascular events risk in COVID is highest for hospitalized individuals
Oct 27, 2022
The risk for adverse cardiovascular events in COVID-19 is “almost entirely confined” to hospitalized patients and is highest in the first 30 days after infection, researchers report.
Updated U.S. statin guidelines focus on 10-year risk, but evidence lacking for seniors
Aug 25, 2022
There is not enough evidence to guide use of statins in adults aged 76 and older for primary CVD prevention. But 10-year risk estimates can be useful for prescribing in younger seniors, the USPSTF says.
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Aug 05, 2022
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ACC: Rate of 4 cardiovascular risk factors projected to soar through 2060
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Aug 04, 2022
The American College of Cardiology projects a 39% increase in diabetes and a 28% increase in high cholesterol among other key risk factors on the rise.
Time-restricted eating reduces CVD risk for older breast cancer survivors
May 19, 2022
Cardiovascular disease risk for breast cancer survivors fell by 15% following an eight-week time-restricted eating intervention.
Flu shots lower risk of cardiac events by 34 percent: study
Alicia Lasek (f3)
May 04, 2022
A flu shot can offer significant protection to patients at high risk for adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new analysis.
Subjective cognitive impairment linked to MACE in T2DM
Apr 26, 2022
Among individuals with type 2 diabetes, country-standardized cognitive score may predict risk for cardiovascular events
U.S. lifespan on the rise while cardiovascular issues decline, long-term study finds
Apr 20, 2022
Better healthcare access and preventive measures have contributed to continued improvements in life expectancy and cardiovascular outcomes since the 1960s, investigators say.