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Having two or more moderate or severe menopausal symptoms is associated with an increased risk for stroke and cardiovascular disease

Stroke, CVD Risk Up With Two or More Menopausal Symptoms

No association seen between the severity of vasomotor symptoms and any health outcomes
Metabolic surgery on patients with morbid obesity and pharmacologically treated hypertension is associated with lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality versus individuals with hypertension from the general population

Metabolic Surgery May Cut Risk for Cardiovascular Events, Death

Findings seen for patients with HTN and morbid obesity compared with matched controls with HTN
Intrauterine exposure to maternal gestational diabetes is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk and risk factors in offspring up to age 35 years

Exposure to Maternal Gestational Diabetes Tied to Higher CVD Risk

Increased risk for cardiovascular disease observed in offspring for up to 35 years of follow-up
Diagnoses of common conditions decreased substantially between March and May 2020

Diagnoses of Common Conditions Declined in March to May 2020

Common mental health diagnoses reduced 50 percent; similar drops seen in circulatory system diseases, T2DM
As they get older

Poorer Exercise Capacity Persists With Ventricular Septal Defects

Difference between patients with surgically repaired, unrepaired VSDs versus controls increased with age
For individuals with type 2 diabetes

Major Adverse CV Event Risk Reduced With SGLT2 Inhibitors

Risks for MACE, MI, cardiovascular death, heart failure, all-cause mortality lower versus DPP-4 inhibitors
From 2009 to 2019

Fewer Women Aware of Heart Disease as Leading Cause of Death

Among U.S. women, decrease in awareness seen for all races/ethnicities, all ages except ≥65 years
Adverse pregnancy outcomes

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Tied to Later Atherosclerotic CVD

Findings remain when adjusting for standard risk factors, other adverse pregnancy outcomes
Myocardial infarction events may occur earlier in life in patients with psoriasis

Impact of Psoriasis Explored for Hospital Outcomes of Acute MI

Myocardial infarction may occur earlier in life in patients with psoriasis
For adults without hypertension

Better Cardiovascular Health Linked to Lower Incident HTN

Each 1-point increase on the Life's Simple 7 score linked to 6 percent lower risk for incident HTN