Risk factors

‘Heart Age’ calculator dismissed for assessing CV risk

‘Heart Age’ calculators might be useful communication tools around lifestyle change to reduce cardiovascular risk but they could also lead to overtreatment of people at low risk of heart attack or stroke, experts warn. While popular and being promoted in countries such as the UK, the tools are more likely to create anxiety in otherwise ...

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