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High blood pressure may be an accelerant of cognitive decline in middle-aged and older adults, according to research published in Hypertension.
New treatment approach is designed to treat retracted blood clots, which form over extended periods of time and are especially dense.
Smoking was associated with not only a greater risk of disease, but also an increased risk of severe COVID-19.
The current study provides characterization of a lipid-rich necrotic core, a dangerous type of coronary plaque made up of dead cells and cell debris that is prone to rupture, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke.
In patients with severe cardiac failure, the extreme emaciation of the body is a potential result and has been termed cardiac cachexia.
Women have a 20% higher risk than men of dying or facing heart failure, and they typically experience NSTEMI heart attacks.
There are compelling reasons to use sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, according to a session at the 2020 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition.
Accurate blood pressure measurement is crucial to diagnose hypertension and guide treatment.
Female patients being treated for heart attack also tend to be older and have more complicated medical histories.
The objective of the study was to quantify glucocorticoid dose-dependent cardiovascular risk in people with 6 immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.
Implementation of Digital Health Technologies in Cardiovascular Disease Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In recent years, digital health devices have offered pathways for patients to record and send data, which may ultimately encourage the patient to be more interactive in their disease management.
Researchers found that COVID-19 severity was linked to cardiovascular risk factors, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.