CHF and Arrhythmias Archives - MPR

CHF and Arrhythmias

Walkable Neighborhoods May Be Key to Obesity, Diabetes Reduction

AHA: Nearly Half of US Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

These data “hold us accountable and help us chart our progress and determine if and how we need to adjust our efforts,” Mariell Jessup, MD, chief science and medical officer of the American Heart Association, writes in an accompanying editorial.

Long-Term Incidence of A-Fib Increased in Women With Breast Cancer

Breast cancer was associated with an increased incidence of AF during the first 6 months and from 6 months to 3 years for patients younger than 60 years (hazard ratios, 2.1 [95% confidence interval, 1.25 to 3.44] and 1.8 [95% confidence interval, 1.38 to 2.35], respectively).

Short Sleep Duration Linked to Higher Atherosclerotic Burden

The prevalence of multiple affected noncoronary territories was increased for participants within the highest quintile of sleep fragmentation (odds ratio, 1.34). In the different sleep groups, there were no differences regarding coronary artery calcification score.