News tagged with cardiovascular medicine

Letter from doctor boosts cholesterol medication use

In a new study, Northwestern Medicine researchers found that patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are more likely to receive a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, and to achieve lower long-term ...

Nov 15, 2012
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Sulfonylureas up cardio events versus metformin

(HealthDay)—Use of sulfonylureas for initial treatment of diabetes is associated with increased cardiovascular events and death compared with metformin, according to a study published in the Nov. 6 issue ...

Nov 07, 2012
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Healthy living adds 14 years to your life

If you have optimal heart health in middle age, you may live up to 14 years longer, free of cardiovascular disease, than your peers who have two or more cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, according to a new Northwestern ...

Nov 05, 2012
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