#Social Health and #Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A cross-sectional study in a healthy older adult population

Poor social health is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), however an in-depth exploration of the link through CVD risk factors is lacking. AimTo examine the relationship between social health (social isolation, social support, loneliness) and CVD risk factors among healthy older women and men. MethodsData were from 11,498 healthy community-dwelling Australians aged β‰₯70 …

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Incidence of #liver-related morbidity and mortality in a population cohort of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) increases morbidity and mortality. However, patients in biopsy-based cohorts are highly selected and the absolute risks of liver- and non-liver outcomes in NAFLD in population remains undefined. We analyzed both liver-related and non-liver-related outcomes in Finnish population cohorts of NAFLD. MethodsWe included 10993 individuals (6707 men, mean age 53.3Β±12.6 years) …

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