Since 1950, reduction in heart disease mortality has added more than 3 1/2 years to the expected lifetimes of both men and women.
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Death rates from heart disease and stroke are falling in-part because of new drug treatments. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, if death rates were the same… [ Get More Details ]
Pioglitazone associated with relative risk reduction in recurrent stroke
The PROactive trial to manage glucose in diabetics with a history of cardiovascular disease, stroke, or other vascular risk factors found that treatment with pioglitazone was associated with a 47% relative… [ Get More Details ]
The percentage of Americans age 55-64 with high cholesterol decreased between 1988-94 and 1999-2002, in part because of the increased awareness about the risks of high cholesterol and the increased… [ Get More Details ]