Tag: cardiovascular mortality

1. Compared to healthy matched controls, individuals with multiple sclerosis demonstrated significantly increased risk of cerebrovascular disease, acute coronary syndrome, cardiovascular disease-related mortality, and all-cause mortality. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease characterized by the demyelination of nerve fibers in the central nervous system, resulting in...
Association of Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers With Testing Positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 1. No association was found between angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker use and test-positivity for COVID-19. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the...
1. Regular consumption of fish oil is likely associated with decreased all-cause and cardiovascular disease risk. 2. Consumption of fish oil was associated with decreased incidence of cardiovascular events with effects being most pronounced in patients with hypertension. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Lifestyle modification and dietary supplementation have long been recognized as...
1. In this retrospective analysis of patients with heart failure, admissions to the hospital for non-cardiac problems were more frequent than admissions for heart failure or cardiovascular (CV) disease. 2. The frequency of hospital admissions increased towards the time of death but without change in proportion of admissions for heart...
1. In this retrospective analysis of patients with heart failure, admissions to the hospital for non-cardiac problems were more frequent than admissions for heart failure or cardiovascular (CV) disease. 2. The frequency of hospital admissions increased towards the time of death but without change in proportion of admissions for heart...
Ultra-processed food intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective cohort study (NutriNet-Santé) The consumption of ultra-processed food has increased substantially over the last several decades. These foods often have higher proportions of total and saturated fat, added sugar, energy density and salt, and lower proportions of fibre and vitamin density....
1. In this prospective cohort study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (1988 – 1994), people who self-reported never eating breakfast had almost double the cardiovascular mortality compared to those who always reported eating breakfast. 2. There was a non-significant trend towards increased all-cause...
1. In this prospective cohort study based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (1988 – 1994), people who self-reported never eating breakfast had almost double the cardiovascular mortality compared to those who always reported eating breakfast. 2. There was a non-significant trend towards increased all-cause...
1. This prospective cohort study suggested that nutrients derived from food were associated with lower risks of all-cause death among participants. 2. Excess calcium intake derived from supplement use was associated with increased risk of death from cancer. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Many questions remain regarding the health benefits...