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2010-06-17 05:33:00

BEIJING, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Racial-ethnic groups living in a similar environment and with access to universal healthcare differed strikingly in their cardiovascular risk profiles according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions in Beijing, China. Chinese people have the most favorable cardiovascular risk profile, followed by White, South Asians and then Blacks according to the study presented.

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2010-05-06 13:35:18

Annual heart disease and stroke rates in China will rise by up to 73 percent by 2030, given an aging population and other increased risk factors, without policies and prevention efforts aimed at controlling blood pressure and smoking.

2010-03-14 14:29:30

For patients with diabetes and heart disease, less isn't always more — at least when it comes to blood pressure.

2010-01-11 20:51:05

Couch potatoes beware: every hour of television watched per day may increase the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease.

2009-10-31 13:27:38

The Second Pan Asian-Pacific ESC Symposium – Moving Towards a Global Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Management.

2009-10-07 15:22:52

An international team of scientists, led by Monash University researchers, has found that anti-oxidants commonly touted for their health-promoting benefits, could contribute to the early onset of Type 2 diabetes.

2009-10-06 15:06:59

We've all heard about the damage that reactive oxygen species (ROS) – aka free radicals – can do to our bodies and the sales pitches for antioxidant vitamins, skin creams or "superfoods" that can stop them. In fact, there is considerable scientific evidence that chronic ROS production within cells can contribute to human diseases, including insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

2009-09-21 08:12:11

Many people are not receiving the best possible care when it comes to managing cardiovascular conditions according to two new Australian research studies.

2009-08-17 09:30:00

The partnership will bridge diabetes and obesity research and treatment ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Hospital and Burnham Institute for Medical Research at Lake Nona have taken another giant step in advancing Orlando as a hub for medical research.


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