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Adolescent sodium intake may not impact BP

May 1, 2015

Consumption of 3,500 mg or more of daily sodium during adolescence does not appear to have an adverse effect on BP in young adulthood, according to results of a longitudinal study.

In contrast, greater daily consumption of potassium by adolescent girls was inversely associated with lower BP in later years.

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Depression increases risk for poor outcomes in black patients with HF

April 30, 2015
Black patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction who exhibited symptoms of depression at baseline and worsening symptoms over time had an increased risk for…
Eliano Pio Navarese, MD, PhD In the Journals

Meta-analysis: PCSK9 inhibitors reduce mortality, MI

April 27, 2015
According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of trials of PCSK9 inhibitors, the novel cholesterol-lowering agents are associated with reductions in mortality and…
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Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivors face high risk for cardiovascular diseases

April 27, 2015
Survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma who were treated during adolescence or adulthood faced a high lifetime risk for cardiovascular events, according to study…
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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent, yet modifiable, risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular…
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Best of Lipid Forum III

Best of Lipid Forum III

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen, Inc.

Appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain a challenge for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk…
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In the Journals

Adolescent sodium intake may not impact BP

May 1, 2015
Consumption of 3,500 mg or more of daily sodium during adolescence does not appear to have an adverse effect on BP in young adulthood, according to…
In the Journals

Depression increases risk for poor outcomes in black patients with HF

April 30, 2015
Black patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction who exhibited symptoms of depression at baseline and worsening symptoms over time had an…
Eliano Pio Navarese, MD, PhD In the Journals

Meta-analysis: PCSK9 inhibitors reduce mortality, MI

April 27, 2015
According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of trials of PCSK9 inhibitors, the novel cholesterol-lowering agents are associated with…
In the Journals

Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivors face high risk for cardiovascular diseases

April 27, 2015
Survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma who were treated during adolescence or adulthood faced a high lifetime risk for cardiovascular events…

NIH launches clinical trial on statin therapy for HIV patients

April 27, 2015
The NIH announced it is launching a clinical study of HIV patients to test the effectiveness of statins in reducing the risk for major…
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Cardiovascular risks correlate with increasing levels of steatohepatitis, cirrhosis

April 25, 2015
VIENNA — Cardiovascular risks increased with rising severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis…
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD In the Journals

Bococizumab reduces LDL in patients with hypercholesterolemia

April 24, 2015
Use of the PCSK9 monoclonal antibody bococizumab in patients with hypercholesterolemia was associated with significant reductions in LDL across all…
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Older Americans with no CVD history take aspirin as preventative measure

April 22, 2015
Nearly half of older U.S. adults, with and without a history of cardiovascular disease, are currently taking aspirin regularly, after having…
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Heavy energy drink consumption linked to CV events in adolescents

April 22, 2015
The rapid increase in energy drink consumption by adolescents and young adults may have implications for cardiac health.It is estimated that 31% of…
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AHA issues recommendations for older adults with congenital heart disease

April 21, 2015
The increasing population and improved longevity of adults with congenital heart disease prompted the American Heart Association to release a…
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