This historical analysis uses internal sugar industry documents to describe how the industry sought to influence the scientific debate over the dietary causes of coronary heart disease in the 1950s and 1960s.
This study evaluates biomarkers of seafood-derived eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and docosahexaenoic acid and plant-derived α-linolenic acid for incident coronary heart disease.
This cross-sectional analysis found that informed decision making is often incomplete in conversations between cardiologists and patients with stable angina.
This individual participant data analysis suggests that differences in thyroid function within the population reference range do not influence the risk of coronary heart disease.
This retrospective cohort study found that Hodgkin lymphoma survivors are at high risk for cardiovascular diseases.
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.
Keyserling and colleagues assess the effectiveness, acceptability, and cost-effectiveness of a combined lifestyle and medication intervention to reduce coronary heart disease risk offered in counselor-based and web-based formats. In their related Invited Commentary, Moin and Mangione expand on the topic.
Rillamas-Sun and colleagues investigate whether higher baseline body mass index and waist circumference affect women’s survival to age 85 years without major chronic disease (coronary disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes mellitus, or hip fracture) and mobility disability.
Khan et al evaluate sex differences in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) presentation and estimate associations between sex, sociodemographic, gender identity, psychosocial and clinical factors, markers of coronary disease severity, and absence of chest pain in young patients with ACS. Akinkuolie and Mora comment in their editorial.
To determine the frequency and correlates of repeat lipid testing in 35 191 VA patients with CHD who attained LDL-C goals and received no treatment intensification, Virani et al performed logistic regression analyses to evaluate facility, provider, and patient characteristics associated with repeat testing. See the Invited Commentary by Drozda and the Editor’s Note by Covinsky.