Mortality up for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease
May 24, 2023
Mortality increased from 2014 to 2019, with significant racial and geographic disparities observed.
Managing cardiovascular disease risk factors may help preserve physical function in aging: study
May 19, 2023
One-third of older adults experience physical limitations that lead to reduced mobility, disability, institutionalization and mortality. But managing risk factors for cardiovascular disease could help,...
Women have about 12-year delay in onset of atherosclerosis
May 11, 2023
Women with the highest atherosclerotic burden have a higher risk for MACE than men, especially postmenopausal women.
Chest ‘e-tattoo’ device may help in early detection of heart disease
May 09, 2023
A new ultralightweight medical device that attaches to the chest may detect early signs of heart disease in patients.
Technology-use changes essential to reducing loneliness ‘epidemic,’ surgeon general warns
May 05, 2023
Reforming digital environments can help reduce a loneliness epidemic that disproportionately affects the elderly, according to US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD.
2021 to 2022 saw decrease in age-adjusted death rate in US
May 04, 2023
The highest overall death rates were seen for persons aged 85 years and older, non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Natives, non-Hispanic Black or African Americans, and males.
US surgeon general announces national plan to fight ‘loneliness epidemic’
May 02, 2023
Loneliness can lead to pain, depression and shorter life spans in older adults and can impact sleep, inflammation and the immune system in younger adults.
Sugar-sweetened beverage intake linked to mortality, CVD in T2D
Apr 20, 2023
An increased hazard ratio was noted for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality for higher sugar-sweetened beverage intake.
Review shows high dietary sugar intake tied to harmful health outcomes
Apr 07, 2023
The evidence is stronger for the link to cardiometabolic outcomes based on 73 existing meta-analyses.
Higher sodium intake linked to coronary, carotid atherosclerosis
Apr 07, 2023
The associations mainly were mediated by blood pressure and were abolished after adjustment for blood pressure.