• Chronic respiratory symptoms in young adulthood increase risk for later-life CVD, mortality

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Chronic respiratory symptoms in young adulthood were associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in midlife, independent of CV risk factors, smoking and lung function, researchers reported in Chest.
    “Little evidence currently exists regarding the association between chronic respiratory symptoms in young adulthood and cardiovascular outcomes in midlife,” Weijing Feng, MD, PhD, from the department of cardiology at the State Key Laboratory of Organ Failure Research at Guangdong Provincial Key Lab of Shock and Microcirculation at Nanfang Hospital
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