Racial inequities in cardiovascular health care persist in rural areas of the United States.
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What do the new guidelines and recommendations advise regarding patient selection and the most appropriate clinical use of CAC scoring for ASCVD risk assessment?
Scientific statement by AHA detailing the current understanding of menopause transition and its impact on the risk for postmenopausal cardiovascular disease.
Low mean levels and high variability of HDL-C were found to be associated with increased risks for stroke, myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality.
Canagliflozin was not found to be inferior to glimepiride for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and stable congestive heart failure.
Subcutaneous administration of inclisiran every 6 months was found to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol by 50% in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Cardiac injury was found to be common in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 hospitalized at a single center in Wuhan, China medical center.
The incidence of major adverse cardiac events was found to be associated with levels of lipoprotein(a) in patients with diabetes who are prescribed statin medications for coronary artery disease, following percutaneous coronary intervention.
intensive glucose-lowering therapy associated with a reduced risk for coronary heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes with hp2-2 genotype.
Bariatric surgery in obese patients was found to be associated with decreased risks for hypertension, heart failure, and all-cause mortality compared with routine care.
A set of biomarkers and clinical variables was found to facilitate the assessment of the risk level for expanded heart failure outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a recent history of acute coronary syndrome.
The performance of a European Society of Cardiology algorithm in ruling out acute myocardial infarction without ST-elevation was comparable in patients with and without diabetes mellitus.
Results from a meta-analysis show that denosumab improved bone mineral density significantly more than bisphosphonates at the lumbar spine, total hip, and femoral neck.
Metabolic syndrome and psoriatic arthritis were highly prevalent comorbidities in patients with plaque psoriasis.
Investigators examined whether there is a connection between diabetes and increased risk for knee osteoarthritis.
A sustained-release formulation of sodium nitrite may not be associated with headaches and dizziness reported by patients treated with the immediate-release formulation of sodium nitrite for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
A recent literature review and meta-analysis indicates that growth hormone therapy may reduce the risk for fracture in patients with osteoporosis.
The prevalence of sarcopenia — particularly in combination with ostepenia — increases with age, and sarcopenic obesity may be underrecognized, despite its impact in patients with rheumatic diseases.
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