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Patients and doctors should always discuss the possible side effects of taking cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Researchers found that people achieving normal blood sugar levels, even for a short period of time, were significantly less likely to develop diabetes.
Research has shown that stroke risk may be even greater in women vs. men with atrial fibrillation.
Overall, the majority of stress tests performed on patients with chest pain and low cardiovascular risk are relatively unnecessary.
Many have wondered if prescribing warfarin might benefit heart failure patients even more, given its strength compared to aspirin.
A positive outlook on life is associated with as much as a 50% reduction in cardiovascular risk.
Patients may significantly increase their physical activity and ultimately reduce their risk of complications and death by nearly 25%.
It is important that the procedure not only extends life but improves quality of life as well.
Not only does eating fish reduce risk for heart disease, it may boast a wealth of other health benefits.
Intervention programs help patients get results by assisting them in losing weight and improving blood pressure control.