Preterm delivery increases lifetime risk for ischemic heart disease

This post was originally published on this siteWomen who delivered babies earlier than 37 weeks had increased risk for ischemic heart disease throughout their lifetime, researchers found.

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Smoking cigarettes increases stroke risk in black adults

This post was originally published on this siteBlack adults who currently smoked cigarettes had a dose-dependent higher risk for stroke compared with those who never smoked or did so in the past,

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Physical activity, CAC scores improve risk prediction in older patients

This post was originally published on this siteIncorporating a question about physical activity with coronary artery calcium scoring improved prediction of clinical and mortality risk in older

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Alcohol consumption increases risk for PAD, stroke

This post was originally published on this siteHigher alcohol consumption predicted by genetics was associated with elevated risk for peripheral artery disease and stroke, according to a study

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AHA: Multidisciplinary approach critical for pregnant women with CVD

This post was originally published on this siteManaging CVD and risks for cardiac conditions before, during and after pregnancy is essential to improve outcomes for both mother and baby,

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Preeclampsia increases risk for mental disorders in children

This post was originally published on this siteHypertensive disorders during pregnancy predicted an increased risk for childhood mental disorders, according to a study published in Hypertension.

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Lifestyle, diet modifications decrease stroke risk in middle-aged women

This post was originally published on this siteSustained lifestyle modifications in middle-aged women reduced the 26-year risk for ischemic stroke and total stroke, according to a study published

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Cardiologists join COVID-19 front line in converted cardiac ICUs

This post was originally published on this siteThe Mount Sinai Health System in New York is one of many systems in the U.S. that has been adapting in the attempt to care for the influx of

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Opioid prescription rate 20% after cardiac device implantation

This post was originally published on this siteOne-fifth of patients were prescribed opioids after cardiac implantable electronic device procedures, most of whom were opioid naive, according to a

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Anxiety, depression may reduce adherence to cardiac rehabilitation

This post was originally published on this siteWith World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, cardiologists should take the mental health of their patients into consideration, as a recent study

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