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Effectiveness-based guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in women--2011 update: a guideline from the American Heart Association.
Substantial progress has been made in the awareness, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women since the first women-specific clinical recommendations for the prevention ofExpand
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A common variant on chromosome 9p21 affects the risk of myocardial infarction.
The global endemic of cardiovascular diseases calls for improved risk assessment and treatment. Here, we describe an association between myocardial infarction (MI) and a common sequence variant onExpand
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A Common Variant on Chromosome 9p21 Affects the Risk of Myocardial Infarction
The global endemic of cardiovascular diseases calls for improved risk assessment and treatment. Here, we describe an association between myocardial infarction (MI) and a common sequence variant onExpand
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Randomized trial of an education and support intervention to prevent readmission of patients with heart failure.
OBJECTIVES We determined the effect of a targeted education and support intervention on the rate of readmission or death and hospital costs in patients with heart failure (HF). BACKGROUND DiseaseExpand
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Depression as a Risk Factor for Poor Prognosis Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome: Systematic Review and Recommendations A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Background— Although prospective studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses have documented an association between depression and increased morbidity and mortality in a variety of cardiacExpand
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Positron emission tomographic imaging of neural correlates of a fear acquisition and extinction paradigm in women with childhood sexual-abuse-related post-traumatic stress disorder
Background. In the conditioned fear paradigm, repeated pairing of an aversive unconditioned stimulus (US) (e.g. electric shock) with a neutral conditioned stimulus (CS) (e.g. bright light) results inExpand
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Sequence variants affecting eosinophil numbers associate with asthma and myocardial infarction
Eosinophils are pleiotropic multifunctional leukocytes involved in initiation and propagation of inflammatory responses and thus have important roles in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases.Expand
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Association of perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate with serum lipids among adults living near a chemical plant.
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are compounds that do not occur in nature but have been widely used since World War II and persist indefinitely in the environment.Expand
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Readmission after hospitalization for congestive heart failure among Medicare beneficiaries.
BACKGROUND Congestive heart failure is the most common discharge diagnosis for Medicare beneficiaries. While several single-center studies have suggested that these patients are particularlyExpand
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Association of age and sex with myocardial infarction symptom presentation and in-hospital mortality.
CONTEXT Women are generally older than men at hospitalization for myocardial infarction (MI) and also present less frequently with chest pain/discomfort. However, few studies have taken age intoExpand
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