Search Tag: cardiovascular disease

Executive Health Management

2019 26 Aug

How can we get the most common, costly, and modifiable cardiovascular risk factor under control?     Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death with an upward trend beyond 30% and a tripling in costs between 2010 and 2030, placing a significant economic burden on public healthcare services. 1,2,3 The most common risk factor...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 01 Aug

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has become a public health issue, as the International Diabetes Federation recorded a total of 425 million adults between the ages of 20 and 79 that had diabetes in 2017. The main cause of disability and mortality in this cohort is due to issues involving cardiovascular health. The American Heart Association has now...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 25 Jul

The benefits of low-dosages of aspirin (75-100mg daily) for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) exceed the risk of bleeding. However, most are still unclear whether aspirin has the same effects on primary prevention.   The recent results from three trials ASPREE, ASCEND and ARRIVE each tested the effects of 100mg of aspirin...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 08 Jul

The most in-depth study in the world on smoking risks to cardiovascular health reveals 17 Australian smokers die each day from heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular conditions.  The Australian National University (ANU) conducted a study, in partnership with the Heart Foundation and the Sax Institute, with 190,000 Australian smokers and...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 26 Jun

Research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2019 Annual Meeting draws a strong link between severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and impaired coronary flow reserve, which is an early sign of the heart disease atherosclerosis. Using 13N-ammonia positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT), researchers...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 26 Jun

Change in dietary behaviour is considered to be a first-line approach to the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease risk. Dietitians can help change behaviour and modify  risk factors by educating and counselling patients. This is particularly true for patients who are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.   Dietary changes...Read more

Cardiology Management

2020 15 Oct

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Cardiology Management

2019 05 Jun

One of the major drivers of chronic disease is nutrition. Clinical evidence clearly proves that dietary habits can have a significant influence on our cardiometabolic health and could lead to Type 2 diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. In addition, a poor quality diet also increases the overall economic burden on healthcare. In fact, studies have...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 23 May

Musculoskeletal pain is highly prevalent and is associated with a significantly high socioeconomic impact both on the individual and society. Widespread pain (WSP), in particular, has been linked to elevated disability and loss of quality of life. It is a very common problem reported by more than one in ten adults. The prevalence of widespread...Read more

Health Management

2019 22 May

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Executive Health Management

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 May

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Cardiology Management

2019 01 May

The number of cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology, or the treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients treated for cancer, does not currently meet the needs of this rapidly growing population. A review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examines the efforts of the cardio-oncology community to provide the...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 17 Apr

Most people these days face some form of stress. It might be due to work pressure, loss of a loved one, a life-threatening illness, violence, a natural disaster, etc. More and more evidence now suggests that such adversities can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity, injury, infection, and certain autoimmune diseases.  The largest...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 04 Apr

The 2019 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines on Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease were released at the recent ACC annual scientific meeting in New Orleans. The guidelines focus on the importance of adhering to a heart-healthy lifestyle and eating a healthy diet while maintaining a physically...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 26 Mar

Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the CNIC have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop atherosclerotic plaques Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 20 Mar

An updated guideline for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease has been released jointly by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology. Among the major changes is a recommendation against the broad use of aspirin in primary prevention, after recently reported results of the ARRIVE, ASCEND, and ASPREE trials...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 15 Mar

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 Feb

Chelsea Beecher, Director of Development for the American Heart Association spoke to HealthManagement.org about the STEM Goes Red Movement, highlighting its goals, impact and future outlook.   Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. Chelsea passionately works to...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 Feb

Stringent dietary adjustments, albeit effective in delaying ageing, are not attractive to the majority of people. Thus, pharmaceuticals or natural substances that mimic caloric restriction, like spermidine, are emerging as an alternative and feasible strategy to promote healthy ageing.   Background   We are in an era of artificial intelligence,...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 21 Feb

Cardiovascular disease is the no. 1 killer of both men and women worldwide. Robust scientific advances have fostered significant improvements that benefit individuals and society. These successes derive from an armamentarium of powerful tools — medicines and devices — and awareness of lifestyle-related hazards, such as high blood pressure, high...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 20 Feb

Using a national sample of U.S. Veterans Affairs patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), a JAMA study found that a low adherence to statin therapy was associated with a greater risk of dying. Women, minorities, younger adults, and older adults were less likely to adhere to statins. These findings underscore the importance of finding...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 28 Feb

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Cardiology Management

2019 16 Jan

The increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease, as well as an ageing workforce, are all signs of an impending healthcare crisis in cardiology. Cardiologists consistently face a time crunch and have to rush through appointment after appointment and perform more and more procedures.  All these factors and an unavoidable need to multitask...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 16 Jan

The use of multivitamin/mineral supplements is quite high in the US and other developed countries. There is a widespread belief that MVM supplementation has a positive effect on cardiovascular health.   Several clinical studies have been conducted to identify the association between multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplementation and cardiovascular...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 12 Dec

According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the 10-year risk thresholds that are used in guidelines to prescribe statins for the prevention of heart disease could be too low.  The study authors argue that while current guidelines consider the benefits of statins, they fail to take into account the potential risks...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 06 Dec

It has already been established that adverse psychosocial working conditions including factors such as excessive job-strain, an imbalance between effort and reward, and long working hours increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, it still remains unclear whether other workplace stressors such as bullying and violence are also...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 13 Nov

New physical activity guidelines were released at the American Heart Association (AHA) Meeting in Chicago. It is after 10 years that these guidelines have been updated.  It has now been widely established that physical activity is very important for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, stroke and other noncommunicable diseases. The new...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 04 Dec

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