Tag Archive: meta–analysis

Aug 20

A meta–analysis of 11 trials has suggested that while deciding on an initial treatment strategy for hypertension

A meta–analysis of 11 trials has suggested that while deciding on an initial treatment strategy for hypertension, the focus should be the patient’s total CVD risk, rather than the blood pressure (BP) levels alone. The study was published in the August 16 issue of the Lancet.

Jul 30

A new meta–analysis, published July 28 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

A new meta–analysis, published July 28 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, has suggested that lowering LDL–cholesterol levels to very low levels leads to considerable reduction in cardiovascular events. Individuals with LDL–C levels

Jul 09

The meta–analysis showed that the use of beta–blockers increased the risk of heart failure and cardiogenic shock.

A novel meta–analysis including more than 100 000 study participants has suggested that clinical guidelines recommending the use of beta–blockers in post–MI patients need to be reconsidered. The meta–analysis has been published online in the American Journal of Medicine. The meta–analysis showed that the use of beta–blockers increased the risk of heart failure and cardiogenic …

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May 26

Among patients with diabetes, women are at greater risk for developing coronary heart disease compared with men

Among patients with diabetes, women are at greater risk for developing coronary heart disease compared with men, reported an updated systematic review and meta–analysis published online in the journal Diabetologia.

Feb 27

A new meta–analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that eating a vegetarian diet is associated with reductions in blood pressure on par with adopting the DASH (low–sodium) diet

A new meta–analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that eating a vegetarian diet is associated with reductions in blood pressure on par with adopting the DASH (low–sodium) diet, and roughly half that of starting pharmaceutical treatment,.