Growing evidence suggests increased cardiovascular risk in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — in particular nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASN) — but no data exists to support a specific management approach.
Moderate aerobic exercise prevents fructose-induced hypertriglyceridemia in healthy males.
For nonsmoking adolescent girls, exposure to passive smoke since birth is associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C).
For preoperatively depressed patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), antidepressant therapy has no impact on morbidity or mortality, but is associated with improvements in measures of depression and mental health quality-of-life.
Greater exposure to air pollution is associated with greater progression of carotid artery thickness, a marker of atherosclerosis.