Higher levels of light-intensity physical activity (LIPA) appears to be associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality in older adults, regardless of frailty status, according to a study presented at the EPI Lifestyle 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Two US-based prospective studies presented at the recent EPI Scientific Sessions 2020 suggested that replacing animal-based foods with plant-based ones could reduce mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.
Increasing olive oil consumption by at least 7 grams per day was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study presented at the EPI Lifestyle 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who are overweight or obese but have high cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)* may have a reduced risk of heart failure (HF), according to a study presented at EPI Lifestyle 2020.
Taking oestradiol therapy within 6 years after the start of menopause significantly delayed lipid plaque buildup in arterial walls — a leading cause of atherosclerosis, but such benefit was not seen when starting oestradiol a decade after menopause, reveals a secondary analysis of the ELITE* study presented at the recent EPI Lifestyle 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Having sufficient and healthy sleep, in addition to adopting healthy lifestyle based on the AHA* Life’s Simple 7 (LS7) guidelines, can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), according to the longitudinal MESA** Sleep Study presented at EPI Lifestyle 2020 Scientific Sessions.
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Monthly injections of the PCSK9* monoclonal antibody evolocumab effectively reduced plasma LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), often referred to as the bad cholesterol, in teenagers with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HeFH) already taking statins, with or without ezetimibe, the HAUSER-RCT has shown.
For individuals with type 2 diabetes, losing weight is everything when it comes to improving the metabolic function, and it matters little whether this is achieved by dieting or undergoing bariatric surgery, according to a small study.