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Hormone therapy for transgender adults pose potential CVD risks

July 25, 2017

Long-term cross-sex hormone therapy for transgender individuals is associated with potential cardiovascular risks, but psychological benefits, according to a review published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

The investigators call for more research to determine the cardiovascular risk factors in gender affirming care.

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HDL levels may predict risk for CV events, mortality in PAD

July 25, 2017
Patients with peripheral artery disease and low HDL levels, compared with normal levels, may have a higher risk for MACE and all-cause mortality, new data suggest…
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Abstract submissions requested for Cardiometabolic Health Congress

July 25, 2017
The CMHC Chairpersons have extended an open invitation for abstract submissions from all interested parties for posters to be featured and presented at the upcoming 12th…
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More than half of antiplatelet therapies prescribed inappropriately

July 25, 2017
Antiplatelet therapy is often improperly dispensed to acutely hospitalized elderly patients, according to research recently published in the British Journal of
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Higher serum calcium levels linked to increased risk for CAD, MI

July 25, 2017
Patients with a genetic predisposition to increased serum calcium levels had a higher risk for CAD and MI, according to findings published in JAMA. Susanna C
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