Cardiovascular disease

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Cardiovascular disease

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Cardiovascular disease" returned 5867 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Underweight: another risk factor for cardiovascular disease?: A cross-sectional 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) study of 491,773 individuals in the USA.
 

Author(s): Donghwi Park, Jong-Hak Lee, Seungwoo Han

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(48):e8769.

 

Obesity is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the underweight population of body mass index (BMI) below 18.5 kg/m has not been an object of concern. The objective of this study is to investigate whether underweight could be an independent risk factor ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The obesity paradox and incident cardiovascular disease: A population-based study.
 

Author(s): Virginia W Chang, Kenneth M Langa, David Weir, Theodore J Iwashyna

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Prior work suggests that obesity may confer a survival advantage among persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD). This obesity "paradox" is frequently studied in the context of prevalent disease, a stage in the disease process when confounding from illness-related weight loss and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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An electronic health record based model predicts statin adherence, LDL cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease in the United States Military Health System.
 

Author(s): Joseph E Lucas, Taylor C Bazemore, Celan Alo, Patrick B Monahan, Deepak Voora

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HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (or "statins") are important and commonly used medications to lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease. Nearly half of patients stop taking statin medications one year after they are prescribed leading to higher cholesterol, increased cardiovascular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Cardiovascular disease" returned 1928 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Knowledge and awareness of and perception towards cardiovascular disease risk in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Daniel Boateng, Frederick Wekesah, Joyce L Browne, Charles Agyemang, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Ama de-Graft Aikins, Henriette A Smit, Diederick E Grobbee, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

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Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the most common cause of non-communicable disease mortality in sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Gaps in knowledge of CVD conditions and their risk factors are important barriers in effective prevention and treatment. Yet, evidence on the awareness ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Cardiovascular Disease Treatment in Japan.
 

Author(s): Satoshi Kodera, Arihiro Kiyosue, Jiro Ando, Hiroshi Akazawa, Hiroyuki Morita, Masafumi Watanabe, Issei Komuro

Journal: Int Heart J. 2017 Dec;58(6):847-852.

 

The quality-adjusted life year (QALY) and incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) are important concepts in cost-effectiveness analysis, which is becoming increasingly important in Japan. QALY is used to estimate quality of life (QOL) and life years, and can be used to compare ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effects of weight loss interventions for adults who are obese on mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Chenhan Ma, Alison Avenell, Mark Bolland, Jemma Hudson, Fiona Stewart, Clare Robertson, Pawana Sharma, Cynthia Fraser, Graeme MacLennan

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Objective To assess whether weight loss interventions for adults with obesity affect all cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and body weight.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) using random effects, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Cardiovascular Diseases in the Silesian Region in Poland.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiovascular Diseases

 

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2017

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Fujian Province Cardiovascular Diseases Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiovascular Diseases

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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Cardiovascular Disease Cohort in Guangdong Province
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiovascular Disease

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2017

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