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Long-term mortality after congenital heart surgery is higher than that of the general population for all forms of congenital heart defects

Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects

Long-term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time
Adults with severe atopic eczema are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk

Risk of cardiovascular outcomes was greatest for those with the most active atopic eczema
South Asians in the United States have increased proportional mortality rates from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Atherosclerotic CVD Mortality Higher in South Asians in the U.S.

Most of the increased risk can be attributed to increased prevalence of known risk factors
For women with heart disease

Morbidity in Pregnancy Common for Women With Heart Disease

Ten predictors of maternal cardiac complications were identified and incorporated into new risk index
For stable warfarin-treated patients

Extended INR Test Intervals Safe for Warfarin-Treated Patients

Similar number of out-of-range next INR values for patients with, without extended testing interval
More active alternatives to the car for travel are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality

Less Driving Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk

More active travel patterns linked to reduced risk of incident and fatal CVD, all-cause mortality
A moderate level of egg consumption is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease

Daily Egg Consumption Linked to Reduced CVD Risk

Reduced risk seen for ischemic heart disease, major coronary events, stroke in Chinese adults
There is a bidirectional association between depression and heart rate variability

Depression-Heart Rate Variability Link Is Bidirectional

Study performed in twin pairs found associations between HRV, Beck Depression Inventory score
Risk-standardized mortality rates for ischemic heart disease and chronic heart failure vary across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

Ischemic Heart Disease, CHF Mortality Vary Across VA Systems

Risk-standardized mortality rates vary considerably across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
One to two servings of seafood per week is recommended for cardiovascular benefits

Seafood Recommended 1 to 2 Times/Week for Cardiac Benefit

Benefits of seafood consumption include reduced risk of cardiac death, coronary heart disease, stroke