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Less than an hour a week of resistance exercise is associated with decreased risks for cardiovascular disease-related events and all-cause mortality

Less Than One Hour of Resistance Training Weekly Tied to Lower CVD Risk

No further risk reduction for CVD morbidity, all-cause mortality seen for ≥60 minutes/week
Patients with cardiac arrest from the poorest neighborhoods have longer emergency medical service times

EMS Times Longer for Patients From Poorest Neighborhoods

Total EMS time for cardiac arrest was longer for patients in lowest ZIP code income quartile
Pictorial presentation of silent atherosclerosis contributes to the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Pictorial Presentation of Silent Atherosclerosis Helps Cut CV Risk

Framingham risk score decreased in intervention group and increased in control group
Skin autofluorescence predicts incident type 2 diabetes

Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality

Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population
There is a J-shaped association for total daily sleep duration with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events

J-Shaped Association for Sleep Duration, CV Events and Death

Both shorter and longer estimated total sleep durations linked to increased risk
Running a marathon can increase cardiac strain in amateur runners

Marathon Runners Show Markers of Cardiac Strain

Amateur marathoners had highest troponin I and T versus half-marathon and 10-km racers

November 2018 Briefing – Cardiology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Cardiology for November 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Achieving and maintaining 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association blood pressure goals could prevent a greater number of cardiovascular disease events than achieving prior U.S. guideline goals

New BP Goals Could Prevent 3 Million CVD Events Over 10 Years

Maintaining ACC/AHA goals would result in fewer events than current BP levels, prior guideline goals
The incidence of myocardial infarction is higher in men than women

Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women

Blood pressure, smoking, type 1 and 2 diabetes linked to higher hazard ratios for women than men
Cardiovascular risk should be carefully evaluated in patients with psoriatic arthritis

Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Psoriatic Arthritis

Risk seems to be increased especially in patients with a high inflammatory burden, late-onset psoriasis