‘Meth’ heart failure on the rise, often more severe
MethHF is associated with increased severity for HF, compared with non-MethH.
Single chest x-ray could predict 10-year CVD risk
Researchers trained a deep-learning model with single chest x-rays only.
Move faster, live longer? A little more effort goes a long way
Just do what you’re already doing, but with a little more effort, suggests a new study.
Lp(a) tied to more early CV events than familial hypercholesterolemia
Higher levels of lipoprotein(a) are associated with risk similar to that seen with familial hypercholesterolemia, but with risk starting as low as...
Just 8 minutes of exercise a day is all you need
The protective effects of exercise start to plateau after a certain point,
Vitamin D fails to stave off statin-related muscle symptoms
A substudy of the VITAL trial provides the first randomized data examining the effect of the popular supplement on muscle symptoms in statin users...
HDL cholesterol not linked to CHD risk in Blacks: REGARDS
A large biracial cohort study found that low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol don’t raise heart disease risk in Black patients.
Mortality after acute stroke worsened by accompanying acute AFib
A comprehensive understanding of the relationship between acute AF and risk for acute ischemic stroke and prognosis will help improve management...
Be aware, mindfulness training can lower systolic BP: MB-BP
“This is exactly what we need: a well-done trial with a control group to show that it actually works,” said one expert, cautioning that it...
Hypertension linked to risk of severe COVID
A new study out of the United Kingdom identifies at what level high blood pressure can help predict a life-threatening case of the virus.