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Articles tagged ‘diabetes mellitus’

February 21, 2017

Targeting uric acid

The conference’s keynote lecture, delivered by Professor Austin Stack (University Hospital, Limerick, Ireland), homed in on the idea that serum uric acid directly contributes to increased cardiovascular disease. This was shown in his team’s work published in 2013,1 which used retrospective data to identify a direct correlation between raised serum uric acid concentrations and increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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November 24, 2015

Black people at greater risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Black people are more likely than white people to experience sudden cardiac arrest and at a much earlier age, according to a study published recently in Circulation.1

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December 20, 2013

Stroke mortality decline – credit where it’s due

The decline of stroke from third to fourth leading cause of death represents a major public health and clinical medicine success story, attributable to research studies and the application of their findings in developing intervention programmes, according to a study1 published recently in Stroke.

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September 18, 2013

AF more common than guidelines suggest

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is more common than present guidelines suggest, according to a study1 published recently in Stroke, which also finds that the associated risk of ischaemic stroke increases with age, close to that of hypertension in individuals aged ≥80 years.

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August 30, 2013

Walking and running – similar mortality reduction in hypertensive patients

Moderate and vigorous exercise produce similar reductions in mortality for patients suffering from hypertension, according to a study1 published recently in Hypertension.

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