Posts Tagged ‘CV disease’

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April 22nd, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 22nd

This week’s topics include the prevalence of a healthy lifestyle among those with CV disease in high-, middle-, and low-income countries, nonemergency PCI at hospitals with or without on-site cardiac surgery, and coronary artery calcium score prediction of all-cause mortality and CV events in those with type-2 diabetes.


October 9th, 2012

Observational Study Links Common Household Chemical to Cardiovascular Disease

High levels of a man-made chemical widely used in common household products and detectable in more than 98% of people may increase the risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease and peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. (The study was published online in September and will appear in this week’s […]


June 25th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 25th

This week’s topics includes articles on industry regulation, the chronically comorbid, population risk for CV disease, and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for ischemic stroke.


June 1st, 2012

Reality Check: Stop Exercising and Eat Chocolate?

Two recent studies may add value to the academic literature, but what’s their public health value?


April 18th, 2012

AHA: No Convincing Evidence That Periodontal Disease Causes CV Disease

Demonstrating once again that association and causation should not be confused, the American Heart Association today published a scientific statement in Circulation asserting that there is no convincing evidence showing that periodontal disease causes cardiovascular (CV) disease or that treating periodontal disease will reduce CV disease risk. The statement does not rule out the possibility that periodontal […]