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Cardiovascular Mortality Lower With Medicaid Expansion

Cardiovascular mortality rates among middle-aged adults are lower in counties in states that expanded Medicaid, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2019 Scientific Sessions, held from April 5 to 6 in Arlington, Virginia.

High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality

Increasing consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods decreases the risk for death from cardiovascular disease, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2019 Scientific Sessions, held from March 5 to 8 in Houston.

AAN: Sweetened Drinks Linked to More Severe Disability in MS

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is associated with an increased risk for severe versus mild-to-moderate disability among individuals with multiple sclerosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from May 4 to 10 in Philadelphia.

AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors

Older adults who are witnessed to have sleep apnea have increased accumulations of tau in the entorhinal cortex, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from May 4 to 10 in Philadelphia.