Researchers examined data from more than 900 patients, presenting their findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Money and healthcare spending and econimics.

Researchers examined data from more than 900 patients, presenting their findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

doctor fruits vegetables vegetarian diet. Embracing a plant-based diet can improve a person’s cardiovascular health, according to a new commentary published in the American Journal of Cardiology.[1] The article, titled “Are We What We Eat? The Moral Imperative of the Medical Profession to Promote Plant-Based Nutrition,” also highlights multiple reasons that choosing plant-based nutrition over animal-based food can be viewed as being better for society as a whole.

The authors of a new commentary in the American Journal of Cardiology argued that well-balanced plant-based diets are good for the heart and good for society as a whole. 

Large peridevice leaks after left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) are incredibly rare and not associated with a greater risk of adverse outcomes, according to new research published in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.[1] Smaller residual links are more common, however, and associated with a risk of thromboembolic and bleeding events.

Nontraditional risk factors such as dementia, PTSD, bipolar disorder and low socioeconomic status are all important to consider when patients are candidates for aortic valve replacement. 

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