This cohort study uses data on monozygotic twins with discordant body mass indexes to evaluate the association between obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
This cohort study examines the associations of specific dietary fats with total and cause-specific mortality in 2 large ongoing cohort studies of men and women.
This survey study assesses attitudes among clinicians toward palliative care in patients receiving transcatheter aortic valve replacement and ventricular assist devices.
This prospective study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Study to evaluate associations between attendance at religious services and mortality in women.
This national cohort study examines the prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension and assesses the effect of hypertension on cardiovascular disease mortality among adults in China.
This analysis examines whether asymptomatic bradycardia in patients without cardiovascular disease is associated with a lower cardiovascular risk profile, less subclinical atherosclerosis, and decreased incident CVD and mortality.
This review examines whether cardiorespiratory fitness in US young adults is associated with clinical outcomes and subclinical cardiovascular disease at a 25-year follow-up reassessment.
This systematic review of the literature describes patients with kidney disease who are underrepresented in trials of cardiovascular interventions.
This evidence summary reviews the comparative clinical effectiveness of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitor for the treatment of adults with familial hypercholesterolemia or cardiovascular disease and who require additional lowering of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether discontinuing antihypertensive treatment improves cognitive, psychological, and general daily functioning in a population of elderly individuals with mild cognitive impairment and without serious cardiovascular disease.
This retrospective nationwide population study conducted using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database investigates the incidence of, risk factors for, and mortality associated with allopurinol hypersensitivity in new users of allopurinol.
This retrospective cohort study found that Hodgkin lymphoma survivors are at high risk for cardiovascular diseases.
This pooled analysis reports a benefit threshold at approximately 3 to 5 times the recommended leisure time physical activity minimum and no excess risk at 10 or more times the minimum. See the Invited Commentary by Manini.
This cohort study demonstrates that nut consumption is associated with decreased overall and cardiovascular disease mortality across different ethnic groups and among individuals from low SES groups. Editor’s Note provided by Katz.
This prospective cohort study found that the frequency of sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of fatal cardiovascular and all-cause mortality events.
Among a cohort of older adults in the Health ABC Study, this study finds that food frequency questionnaire–assessed sodium intake was not associated with 10-year mortality, incident cardiovascular disease, or incident heart failure.
Investigation of 2 large prospective studies found that higher whole grain consumption is associated with lower total and cardiovascular disease mortality in US men and women.
High-risk patients with heart failure and cardiac arrest hospitalized in teaching hospitals had lower 30-day mortality when admitted during dates of national cardiology meetings. High-risk patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to teaching hospitals during meetings were less likely to receive percutaneous coronary intervention , without any mortality effect.