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Higher body mass index is likely to cause worse cardiovascular health in youth

In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health

Using combo of methodologies suggests higher BMI may increase BP, left ventricular mass index in youth
While many dietary patterns

Review Addresses Nutritional Hype for Popular Foods

Legumes, coffee, tea tied to cardiovascular benefits; added sugars, energy drinks linked to harmful effects
For adults aged 60 to 64 years

Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age

Greater light, moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity tied to more favorable profile in adults age 60 to 64
Among adolescent soccer players in the United Kingdom

Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID’d on Screens

Most sudden cardiac deaths of teen soccer players due to cardiomyopathies not identified on screening
Greater adherence to an overall healthy lifestyle is associated with a substantially lower risk of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality among adults with type 2 diabetes

Healthy Lifestyle With Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk

Benefit seen for adoption of healthy lifestyle even after T2DM diagnosis made
Walking is associated with improved quality of life among those at risk for or living with cardiovascular disease

Walking Tied to Better QoL in Those With/at Risk for CVD

Magnitude of link between walking time, QoL greater in those with, at risk for CVD than healthy individuals
Pneumothorax and catheter misplacement after ultrasound-guided central venous catheter insertion are rare and thus do not justify post-procedural chest X-ray

Routine X-Ray Not Needed After US-Guided Central Line Insertion

Low risk of pneumothorax, catheter misplacement after ultrasound-guided procedure
From 2012 to 2015

Increase in Proportion of TAVR Used From 2012 to 2015

Increase in number of patients overall and aged 65 years and younger receiving TAVR

July 2018 Briefing – Cardiology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Cardiology for July 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Several invasive medical procedures

Several Invasive Procedures Linked to Infective Endocarditis

Strong link for cardiovascular procedures, especially CABG, procedures of skin, wound management