Better CV health associated with lower AF risk in older adults
1 month ago - By Healio
Among older individuals, better baseline CV health was associated with lower risk for incident atrial fibrillation, researchers reported.
“The incidence of AF is shown to be positively correlated with age, male sex, diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, valve disease and myocardial infarction,” Jae-Hyuk Lee, MD, assistant professor in the division of cardiology, department of internal medicine at Severance Cardiovascular Hospital at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues wrote in Heart. “However, the overall associations
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Association of dietary diversity changes and mortality among older people: a prospective cohort study
1 month ago - By Clinical Nutrition
The association between dietary diversity changes and mortality remains unclear. We aimed to investigate the association between DD changes and all-cause mortality among older people.
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