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Hypertension: circulating apelin could be a potential biomarker

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Statins: Do the risks outweigh the benefits in over 65s?

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Be still our hearts: chocolate found to reduce risk for yet another cardiovascular disease

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Improvements for global health law trilogy

The global health law trilogy attempts for a safer, healthier, and fairer world

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Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk | ATS
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Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk | ATS

Oxygen desaturation in sleep was a significant predictor of AF hospitalizations.

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Former Ethiopian health minister elected WHO Director-General
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Former Ethiopian health minister elected WHO Director-General

The new Director-General of the World Health Organization will take office on July 1 for a five-year period.

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Statins may not cut CHD or mortality
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Statins may not cut CHD or mortality

Treating older people who have moderate hyperlipidaemia and hypertension with statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease does not reduce...

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Physicians may overestimate PAH disease severity | ATS
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Physicians may overestimate PAH disease severity | ATS

Physicians overestimated PAH severity relative to their patients' own self-assessments in 43% of cases.

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Chocolate consumption linked to lower risk of A Fib
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Chocolate consumption linked to lower risk of A Fib

The association is strongest when women have one serving and men have two-six servings per week.

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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach
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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach

The approach recognises the connections between the health of humans and animals as well as their ecosystems.

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HIV: immediate ART with INSTIs associated with better lipid profiles

CVD is a leading non-AIDS-related cause of death for virally suppressed people with HIV.

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Patients with COPD and HF likely to be treated for pneumonia | ATS
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Patients with COPD and HF likely to be treated for pneumonia | ATS

Data could affect guidelines for patients hospitalized with co-existing COPD and HF.

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Readmission after TAVR doubles mortality risk

Readmission common, largely related to anemia, postoperative stroke, and length of stay.

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Hormone replacement therapy reduces lipoprotein(a) levels in post-menopausal women | ECE
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Hormone replacement therapy reduces lipoprotein(a) levels in post-menopausal women | ECE

Lipoprotein(a) levels fell by more than 20 percent when patients were given HRT.

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COPD: does combining LAMA and LABA raise CVD risk?

Novel study evaluates cardiovascular safety of concurrent long-acting bronchodilators.

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Sleep linked to mortality in metabolic syndrome

Sleep length may be a modifiable risk factor for mortality in patients with metabolic syndrome.

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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance
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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance

Close to 60 ambulances attended the scene and 59 casualties were treated at Manchester hospitals following the attack on Monday night.

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