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The US Cardiovascular Arena-In Brief A Round-up of Trends, Statistics and Clinical Research

… comprised over 6,000 randomly selected adults over the age of 65 years. Of this group, approximately 9% were known … reduce heart attacks by about one-third in woman under the age of 60. The study, conducted by researchers from Stanford … no treatment. The study did note that for women over the age of 60 years results were not so conclusive. Indeed, for …

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Gender Differences in the Acute HEArt Database Registry

… than men when admitted with HF in all registries: the mean age of women is 73-75 years and the mean age of men is 68-70 years. Women have higher systolic blood … mortality rates are similar but, if adjusted for age, male gender is associated with an increased risk for …

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The US Cardiovascular Arena - In Brief An Authoritative Round-up of Trends, Statistics and Clinical Research

… (HRT) could reduce heart attacks in women under the age of 60 by up to one-third. A study, conducted by … The study did note, however that, for women over the age of 60 years, results were not so conclusive. Indeed, for this age group, HRT increased the risk of heart attacks for the …

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Rate Control Versus Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibrillation — Implications of Recent Clinical Trials for Clinical Practice

… adults in the US. The prevalence of AF increases with age, from …

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Electronic Medical Records and Medical Research Databases - Can They Be Synonymous?

… based on Bureau of the Census, US Interim Projections by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, Table 2a, Projected Population of the United States, by Age and Sex: 2000 to 2050 (March 2004). Transforming Health …

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Menopause, Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Disease

… are removed or damaged by other therapies. The average age at natural menopause varies between countries and is … by factors such as genetics, nutrition, smoking and age of menarche; in Europe it is around 51 years. As oocyte … is more common in men than in women before 45 years of age, but after this point the trend reverses. During the …

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Developments in the Treatment of Pompe Disease

… predominantly skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle. The age of onset and the symptoms vary considerably. 1 All … uniformly poor with death occurring usually by one year of age from cardiomyopathy or respiratory failure. Clinical … with Pompe disease, from one month to 3.5 years of age at enrollment. Survival The pivotal study was an …

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Cocoa Flavonols and Cardiovascular Risk

… pressure was found in a large number of Kuna over the age of 60 years. We were wildly enthusiastic because the … rare hypertension and no increase in blood pressure with age. Another group of Kuna had migrated to the mainland and … same blood pressure pattern, as blood pressure rose with age and hypertension became quite common. Their diet was well …

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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women

… in recommending that CVD screening for women begin at age 20, and use the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) 8 for the …

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Amino-terminal Pro-B-type Natriuretic Peptide Testing - Past, Present, and Future Applications

… by processes with subtle effects on NT-proBNP, such as age, sex, renal function and body mass index (BMI). 23-46 As … or 53 or 86ng/l for male and females, respectively. 23 The age-associated increase in NT-proBNP levels may be due to age-associated diastolic dysfunction of the heart along with …

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