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Mediterranean Diet May Be Linked With Decreased Risk Of Developing Chronic Kidney Disease

Provided by Tracy Hampton, American Society of Nephrology Adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal...

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2014-10-30 23:01:58

Recreational hockey players, usually middle aged men, are suiting up for hockey games putting themselves at risk of heart disease. The Heart Fit Clinic introduces new screening test to test how healthy and reactive are people’s arteries especially recreational hockey players. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Heart disease and stroke are the number one cause of death and unfortunately many times the first symptom is death. Everyone has heard of hockey players having heart attacks....

2014-10-28 08:35:11

Trial will evaluate if a daily dose of the statin, pitavastatin, can reduce the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in this patient population MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are initiating a landmark multimillion dollar outcomes trial utilizing pitavastatin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in persons infected with HIV. The REPRIEVE (Randomized Study...

2014-10-27 23:09:35

Sara Soulati, CEO and founder of Global Cardio Care, is celebrating two years with the physician practice she manages at Global Cardio Care West Los Angeles. The center delivers EECP therapy combined with The Sara Soulati Health For Life Program. Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and Founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., is celebrating the two-year anniversary of Global Cardio Care-West Los Angeles, the physician practice she manages dedicated to delivery of...

2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-21 23:01:17

Dr. Lee speaks before AARP Rockland at monthly luncheon West Nyack, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 At a recent meeting of the Rockland chapter of AARP, held at the JCC in West Nyack, ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley (CDHV) cardiologist Dr. Joseph M. Lee, M.D., M.S., R.P.V.I, presented to more than 75 community members about prevention of major cardiovascular diseases. During his presentation, Dr. Lee addressed early identification of life-threatening conditions, such as heart attack,...

2014-10-21 12:31:40

Too many Canadians are moving too little, sitting too long, and not eating or sleeping adequately. Link to publication: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=6444 OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are not any healthier than they were a decade ago, despite having much more knowledge of what makes up a healthy lifestyle, according to the first publication of a Conference Board of Canada research project that makes the case for healthy active living. "An alarming...

2014-10-16 12:29:56

ZUG and ROTKREUZ, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiorentis AG, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced a collaboration with Roche to establish the therapeutic efficacy and safety of Ularitide, the Company's investigational drug for acute heart failure (AHF). Under the terms of the collaboration, Cardiorentis will incorporate Roche's advanced in vitro diagnostic tests into its TRUE-AHF Phase III Study to characterize the pharmacological properties of...

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2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s
2014-10-15 03:50:00

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears online Oct. 13, 2014, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “Normally when under stress, we fight back or run away. In order to do that, we need to pump more blood to the body,” said Wei Jiang, M.D., the study’s senior author...

2014-10-10 23:04:26

Daily aspirin is recommended for those with existing cardiovascular disease. For otherwise healthy men, the small potential benefit of aspirin must be weighed against the risk of unwanted bleeding. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 For men who have had a heart attack, stroke, or other problem related to clogged arteries, the benefits of taking aspirin outweigh the risks. In this group, the benefits include preventing a first or repeat heart attack or stroke or dying prematurely from...


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Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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