A study in favor of aspirin in primary prevention

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Environmental factors in pregnancy and risk of hypertension in child

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Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is…

Vitamin D supplements to prevent type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients

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  Different studies have shown that low vitamin D…

Artificial intelligence can recognize atrial fibrillation from ECG, even when the arrhythmia is not present

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Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence model to…

How to measure blood pressure by taking a selfie

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Blood pressure monitoring might one day become as easy as taking…

Polygenic risk scores accurately predict the risk for myocardial infarction

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Specialized risk scores derived from testing that calculates…

Aspirin for primary prevention: too many risks to get limited benefits

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According to a recent study, published in the Journal of the…

Global alcohol consumption is increasing, but with regional difference

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Increasing rates of alcohol use suggest that the world is not…

Empagliflozin modifies myocardial metabolism, improving adverse remodeling

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Empagliflozin reduces plasma glucose by acting on renal glucose…

Moderate alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke, study shows

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Studies of East Asian genes that strongly affect how much alcohol…

PET 18F-FDG can detect early degenerations in biological heart valves

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Positron emission tomography (Positron Emission Tomography -…

In China, the risk of cardiovascular disease is increasing

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About one in 10 middle-aged adults in China are at high risk…

Cardiac troponin elevation is associated with major adverse events, even in the absence of heart disease

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Elevation of troponin levels in acute patients, even in the absence…

Cancer mutation levels may predict immunotherapy outcomes

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Mutation levels in cancer cells are related to the likelihood…

First baby born via uterus transplant from a deceased donor

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The first baby has been born following a uterus transplantation…

Too hot, or too cold, increase mortality

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The effects of climate changes on meteorological phenomena…

The new AHA / ACC 2018 guidelines on cholesterol management

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On October 10th the new 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood…

Urinary creatinine for risk stratification in heart failure

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Biomarkers for heart failure are indexes that not only enable…

How many deaths are attributable to air pollution?

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Many studies have clearly shown how exposure to high concentrations…

Atrial fibrillation is a risk factor for senile dementia

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Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia that afflicts millions of…

Statins reduce mortality in patients with colon cancer

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Previous trials have shown a beneficial effect of statin treatment…

Fruits and vegetables to prevent COPD in smokers

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Cigarette smoking is considered to be the most important determinant…

Diaphragm weakness in heart failure

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Over a number of years studies showing an association between…

Measuring telomere length to stratify the risk of pancreatic cancer

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We know that there are no reliable methods for the early diagnosis…

Heart rate and mortality due to heart failure

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ß-blocker therapy is now a cornerstone in the treatment of patients…

Calcium and vitamin D supplements: the state of the art

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A free access review analyzing the most controversial aspects…

Early diagnosis of autism with functional magnetic resonance imaging

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Understanding of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) has rapidly…

Hemorrhagic events in patients treated with ASA: high risk over age 75

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Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) may be among the most commonly prescribed…

The usefulness of non-invasive home ventilation in patients with COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive…

The risk of congenital malformations grows with maternal weight gain

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For several years it has been shown that maternal obesity increases…

Smarter children live longer

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A recent study from the United Kingdom evaluated the relationship…

New ESC guidelines on syncope

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Nine years after the publication of its last edition, the European…

Are patients with heart failure at a higher risk of developing cancer?

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We know that most cancer treatments can cause potential cardiac…

Alterations of intestinal flora induced by non-antibiotic drugs

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The human microbiome is the set of microorganisms that live on…

Obesity and overweight continue to grow in the world

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The data are now established: Obesity and overweight are constantly…

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