Review: Statins reduce mortality and cardiovascular events in adults at risk for cardiovascular disease
- Considering the cost-effectiveness of statins in family practice in Turkey from a payer perspective. Koçkaya, Güvenç; Wertheimer, Albert; Koçkaya, Pınar Daylan; Esen, Ahmet // Health (1949-4998);Dec2009, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p274
The percentage of mortality caused by cardiovascular events in European Countries and European Union Countries is respectively 49% and 42% of all mortality causes. Our estimates about cardiovascular mortality in Turkey depend on TEKHARF (Hearth Disease and Risk Factors in Turkish Adults) which...
- 2008 - Review: Statins are effective for prevention of cardiovascular events in patients without coronary heart disease. McAlister, Finlay A. // ACP Journal Club;4/21/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses whether statins are effective for primary prevention of cardiovascular (CV) events. Medical studies comparing statins with placebo, standard therapy, or no treatment for primary prevention were taken into account. Meta-analysis showed that statins reduces all-cause...
- Resting Heart Rate is a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular and Noncardiovascular Mortality: The Chicago Heart Association Detection Project In Industry. Greenland, Philip; Daviglus, Martha L.; Dyer, Alan R.; Liu, Kiang; Huang, Cheng-Fang; Goldberger, Jeffrey J.; Stamler, Jeremiah // American Journal of Epidemiology;1999, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p853
In a prospective cohort study, associations of resting heart rate with risk of coronary, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all-cause mortality in age-specific cohorts of black and white men and women were examined over 22 years of follow-up. Participants were employees from 84 companies and...
- Statine in der PrimÃ¤rprÃ¤vention, ja oder nein? -- Metaanalysen mit unterschiedlichen Resultaten. Woitzek, Katja // Praxis (16618157);7/6/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 14, p869
No abstract available.
- Ask This Question Before Taking Statins. Penberthy, W. Todd // Positive Health;Feb2014, Issue 212, p1
The article addresses a question regarding the early death of individuals with cardiovascular disease. It mentions the causes of cardiovascular disease, the role of diet in the development of this disease and the importance of essential nutrients, such as statins, in preventing cardiovascular...
- Statins bring long-term falls in non-CVD disease. Anekwe, Lilian // Pulse;9/7/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 28, p15
The article reports on the result of a study conducted by researchers in Great Britain, which shows that long-term intake of statins decreases the risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD).
- Antidote. SIEGEL // Medical Marketing & Media;Dec2008, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p14
The article presents the author's comment on Jupiter, one of many crucial antidotes against the irrational fear of lifesaving statins. According to the author, Jupiter trial is the first big study looking at giving a statin to more than 17,000 healthy men and women with an LDL cholesterol lower...
- Body Fat in Men. MAURER, RICHARD // Naturopathic Doctor News & Review;Nov2015, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p1
The article focuses on measuring health in terms of heart disease risk and cholesterol, taking statin drugs, and checking it through the skin-fold calipers instead of body mass index (BMI).
- Cardiac complications associated with goal-directed therapy in high-risk surgical patients: a meta-analysis. Arulkumaran, N.; Corredor, C.; Hamilton, M. A.; Ball, J.; Grounds, R. M.; Rhodes, A.; Cecconi, M. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Apr2014, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p648
Patients with limited cardiopulmonary reserve are at risk of mortality and morbidity after major surgery. Augmentation of oxygen delivery index (DO2I) with i.v. fluids and inotropes (goal-directed therapy, GDT) has been shown to reduce postoperative mortality and morbidity in high-risk patients....