Sugary drinks may be associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular diseases

Study Highlight: There was an association among people who drank the most sugary drinks and an increased risk of cardiovascular

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Early menopausal hormone therapy shows no effect on atherosclerosis progression

Main Point: Early initiation of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) improves some markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but does not affect

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Resveratrol in Red Wine, Chocolate, Grapes Not Associated With Improved Health

Main Point: The antioxidant resveratrol found in red wine, chocolate and grapes was not associated with longevity or the incidence

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Heart health as young adult linked to mental function in mid-life

Main Point: Having blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels slightly higher than the recommended guidelines in early adulthood is

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U.S., European Cholesterol Guidelines Differ in Statin Use Recommendations

Main Points: Application of U.S. and European cholesterol guidelines to a European population found that proportions of individuals eligible for

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Analysis Supports Use of Risk Equations to Guide Statin Therapy

Main Points: In an analysis of almost 11,000 patients, an assessment of equations that help guide whether a patient should

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Blood Glucose Measure Appears to Provide Little Benefit in Predicting Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Main Points: In a study that included nearly 300,000 adults without a known history of diabetes or cardiovascular disease (CVD),

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Evidence does not support guidelines on fatty acid consumption to reduce coronary risk

Main Point: Current evidence does not support nutritional guidelines that advocate high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids and low consumption

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Supplements Not Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Elderly

Main Points: Daily dietary supplements of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (also found in fish) or lutein and zeaxanthin (nutrients found

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Single-patient trials helpful in determining statin tolerability

Main Point: Single-patient, or n-of-1, trials may be a useful method for determining which patients are experiencing true statin-related discomfort

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