Stent type does not influence safety in diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, a new study has found. Ultrathin bioresorbable-polymer sirolimus-eluting stent and thin-strut durable-polymer everolimus-eluting stent produce comparable 12-month target lesion failure rates.
In obese postmenopausal women, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) improves chair-stand performance and body composition, whereas combined training increases muscular strength and fast walking speed, as shown in a recent study.
Overweight, postmenopausal women who eat two whole eggs per day show a significant increase in cholesterol efflux capacity, according to a study. This increase occurs without changes in apolipoprotein A1 (ApoA1), total cholesterol (TC), low- (LDL) or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
For postmenopausal women with diabetes, being hostile may be bad for the heart, with a recent study suggesting that such personality trait contributes to an increased risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD).
Dietary flaxseed and tamoxifen both affect normal breast tissue in vivo, a study has shown, adding that a relatively modest change in the diet can lead to significant effects on the breast microenvironment.
Sodium-glucose transport protein 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors exert a putative epigenetic regulation of the protecting cardiovascular effect, reports a study, adding that dapagliflozin may protect the kidneys by preserving renal vasodilating capacity.
Almost half of Asian patients with dyslipidaemia and hypertension, as well as half of those on pharmacotherapy, have achieved their blood pressure (BP) treatment goals, a Singapore study has shown. Moreover, BP goal attainment is significantly associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) control.