There are some ethnic and racial differences, however, notes endocrinologist Robert Eckel, director of the Lipid Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital.
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“Many women also experience menopausal symptoms that can negatively affect their quality of life and can contribute to depression, which is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease,” said the study’s lead author Kerry Hildreth.
There could be a link between the severity of a woman's menopausal symptoms and her risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.
“One of the things that excites me about this research is that it represents an evolution in the way we’re using informatics in medicine,” said Ethan Cumbler.
“I think it’s important for patients to get information from multiple sources, to see if the information converges for them,” said American Heart Association spokesman Michael Ho, a professor of cardiology with the CU School of Medicine.
You might expect that your cough from the cold or flu should clear up around the same time that you start to feel better. It’s actually normal for it to continue for weeks after that as your body works to get back to full health, said Flavia Hoyte.
“There couldn’t be a worse time, a less receptive time, to offer people information than the 11 minutes before they leave the building,” said readmissions expert Eric Coleman of the University of Colorado.
Finding sepsis early could have profound implications for hospitals, said Ethan Cumbler from the CU School of Medicine, who is director of the research, innovation, and vignettes section of the conference.
Theodore C. (Ted) Eickhoff, professor emeritus in the division of infectious diseases at the CU School of Medicine and longtime Chief Medical Editor of Infectious Disease News, died March 24 at age 86.
“One reason is preservation of bone density,” said Anthony Elias, of the CU Cancer Center, Anschutz Medical Campus. “The second would be reduction in fractures and bone pain, and the third potential reason would be to reduce the risk of recurrence.”
If physicians don’t recommend statins to patients with high cholesterol, they should get a second opinion from another doctor, advised Robert Eckel, of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and a past president of the American Heart Association.
It would provide more reliable evidence of whether fasting is a safe and effective alternative to more standard methods of weight control.
It is important to take the time to simply ask how the patient is doing from several standpoints.
Activated immune cells may contribute to high blood pressure and offer a target for treatment.