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Higher consumption of nuts

Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients

Reduced risk seen for total CVD, coronary heart disease incidence for men and women
Higher push-up capacity is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease events among male firefighters

Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events

Significant negative association identified in male firefighters who were followed for 10 years
People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events

Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition

Transwomen had higher incidence of strokes, VTEs than reference men and women
For patients with an admitting diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and/or acute decompensated heart failure

Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up

Findings seen in patients with admitting diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome, decompensated heart failure
In older adults

CVD Does Not Modify Depression-Mortality Link in Elderly

Depression tied to higher death risk in older adults; CVD explains just small fraction of excess mortality
The correlation between posttraumatic stress disorder and cardiovascular disease is not independent and is explained by physical and psychiatric conditions and smoking

Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link

No link seen after adjustment for smoking, sleep disorder, substance use disorder, anxiety disorders, depression
A considerable proportion of nonelderly adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease have financial hardship from medical bills

Financial Hardship From Medical Bills Common in ASCVD

Uninsured, low-income adults have highest burden of financial hardship from medical bills
All 50 states and the District of Columbia have implemented newborn screening policies for critical congenital heart disease

CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread

All 50 states, D.C. have implemented screening policies; data collection efforts have lagged
Older patients with severe frailty undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement frequently experience subsequent functional decline or lack of improvement

Functional Decline Seen for Many Frail Patients After TAVR, SAVR

Older patients with severe frailty often have decline or lack of improvement after the procedures
High-risk human papillomavirus infection is associated with an increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease

High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women

High-risk HPV-CVD association stronger for those with obesity or metabolic syndrome