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One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sitting

July 29, 2016

About 60 to 75 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity negated the increased risk for death associated with sitting for 8 hours each day, according to findings published in The Lancet.

Ulf Ekelund, PhD, professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, in Oslo, and colleagues also reported that this level of activity mitigates, but does not completely offset, the increased risk for death associated with long periods of watching television.

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TINSAL-CVD: Salsalate fails to reduce progression of noncalcified coronary plaque volume

July 29, 2016
Adding salsalate to current therapies for CHD does not reduce the progression of noncalcified coronary plaque volume in overweight and obese patients using statins…
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Procedure selection after stroke varies by race

July 29, 2016
Among patients with stroke, those of a minority race had higher odds than white patients of receiving life-sustaining procedures, but the reverse was true for carotid…
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VIDEO: EMPA-REG, LEADER trial results produce ‘exciting time’ for diabetes care

July 29, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The results of the EMPA-REG Outcome study and the LEADER trial have expanded physicians’ armamentariums to be able to decrease patients with…
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Alzheimer’s disease more likely in patients with cerebral vascular disease

July 29, 2016
Results from a cross-sectional study of older adults showed an association between cerebral vascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease. “Both large and small…
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The High-risk Patient with Dyslipidemia

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As many as 40% to 50% of Americans are estimated to have lipid abnormalities including elevated low-density lipoprotein…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses complexity of HDL research

July 10, 2016
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VIDEO: With chest pain in the ED, decision tree reduces resource use, patient hospitalizations

June 25, 2016
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