cardiovascular disease

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Noun1.cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
circulatory failure - failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
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There needs to be a greater awareness of the root causes of CVD, which include genetic predisposition, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and lifestyle choices.
Researchers studied 18,530 male physicians aged >40 years from the Physicians' Health Study I cohort who were free of CVD and cancer at baseline (1982).
Covering: This industry research report includes a detailed segmentation of the global semiconductor CVD equipment market by product type (AP CVD, DP CVD, LP CVD, and MO CVD) and by end user (foundry, memory, and IDM).
We think that physicians should check patients' blood glucose levels when prescribing statins for preventing CVD among persons with low or medium CVD risk," explained Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.
The study, which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, showed that more than 50 percent of women aged 20 to 44 years and nearly 75 percent of women aged 45 or older have a risk factor for CVD that indicates the need for cholesterol screening, based on CVD risks as defined by the U.
Regular CVD vendors can sign up to exhibit for the entire four days of CVD.
According to the experts behind the review, atherosclerotic CVD (furring of the arteries) remains the leading cause of premature death worldwide.
The POWER Study CVD chapter includes four sections: the health and functional status of adults with CVD, heart failure, ischemic heart disease, and stroke.
CVD is on the rise in developing nations for the same reasons that made it a killer in the west: a rise in cigarette smoking, a higher-fat diet, and lack of physical exercise.
These observations fuel renewed interest in a link between atherosclerotic CVD and as-yet poorly defined environmental exposures, including infectious agents.
CVD, developed even before the GE scientists announced their breakthrough in the mid-1950s, is now a family of techniques ushering in a new era of low-pressure synthetic diamond production.