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More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality

Higher levels of total physical activity, less time spent sedentary linked to lower mortality risk
Short-term exposure to inhalable particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of 10 µm or less and fine particulate matter is positively associated with daily all-cause

Short-Term Exposure to PM10 and PM2.5 Affects Mortality

Risk for daily all-cause, cardiovascular, respiratory mortality up with short-term exposure
An infusion of serelaxin does not result in a lower incidence of death from cardiovascular causes or worsening of heart failure among patients hospitalized for acute heart failure

Serelaxin Does Not Lower CV Death in Acute Heart Failure

No drop in incidence of death at 180 days or worsening of heart failure seen for hospitalized patients
Quitting smoking is associated with reduced rates of incident cardiovascular disease within five years compared with current smoking

Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years

However, compared with never smokers, former smokers' risk remains elevated beyond five years
Using buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder may increase adherence to treatments for other chronic conditions

Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance

Findings seen among those taking buprenorphine and any of five other drug classes
There appears to be a correlation for high and increasing blood pressure from early adulthood and into midlife with white matter hyperintensity volume and smaller brain volumes at age 69 to 71 years

High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life

Higher DBP at age 43 years, greater increases from 36 to 43 linked to smaller whole-brain volume at 69 to 71
In healthy nonsmokers

MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function

In healthy nonsmokers, inhaling nicotine-free e-cigarette aerosol impacts endothelial function
The magnitude of the association of diabetes with stroke risk varies by age

Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex

For under 65s, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men
Among African-Americans

BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients

Higher systolic blood pressure measured with ambulatory monitoring tied to cardiovascular events, mortality
Genetic liability to insomnia is associated with increased odds of major cardiovascular diseases

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

Mendelian randomization analyses revealed greater odds of CAD, heart failure, ischemic stroke