Cardiology

Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me?

Cardiology

Belly fat gain during menopause may elevate CVD risk

(HealthDay)—Women experience an accelerated increase in visceral adipose tissue (VAT) starting two years before menopause, which is associated with a greater risk for subclinical atherosclerosis in the internal carotid ...

Cardiology

Oral radiography can reveal chronic coronary artery disease

The calcification of the carotid artery is a sign of advanced arteriosclerosis, which may be associated with chronic coronary artery disease (CAD) and can lead to death. Such calcification can be seen in regular oral panoramic ...

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