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2014-05-01 10:07:36

Research shows obese patients with no heart disease have greater risk of future disease Obese individuals who have no signs of cardiovascular disease show a much higher prevalence of early plaque buildup in the arteries compared to healthy normal weight individuals, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study challenges the idea of "healthy" obesity, and researchers recommend all obese individuals be counseled about their risks for...

2014-04-30 20:24:05

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX: PVTTF) (CSE: PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and overall health, announced its operational highlights and financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. All dollar amounts referenced herein are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Financial Review Sales for the year ended 2013 totaled $303,530 versus...

2014-04-30 11:04:25

A large proportion of strokes may not be attributable to known causative risk factors, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Michiel Bos and colleagues from the Erasmus Medical Center, in the Netherlands, report that only about half of all strokes are attributable to established causative factors for stroke, a much smaller proportion than estimated by previous studies. The researchers reached these conclusions by using data from 6,844 individuals older than 55 years...

Heart Attack Survivors Can Benefit From A Diet High In Fiber
2014-04-30 10:37:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Suffering a heart attack can be a life-changing and life-altering event, with patients often taking steps to prevent another such attack. A new study in the British Medical Journal has found that individuals who experience a heart attack have a better possibility of living for a longer time if they raise their dietary consumption of fiber - and consuming lots of cereal fiber is particularly advantageous. The study discovered those...

2014-04-28 09:32:17

A new study from researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), published today in Cell Reports, sheds light on a mysterious gene that likely influences cardiovascular health. After five years, UOHI researchers now know how one genetic variant works and suspect that it contributes to the development of heart disease through processes that promote chronic inflammation and cell division. Researchers at the Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre had initially...

Iron Consumption Could Increase Heart Disease Risk
2014-04-25 03:40:06

Indiana University A new study from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has bolstered the link between red meat consumption and heart disease by finding a strong association between heme iron, found only in meat, and potentially deadly coronary heart disease. The study found that heme iron consumption increased the risk for coronary heart disease by 57 percent, while no association was found between nonheme iron, which is in plant and other non-meat sources, and...

2014-04-25 08:27:15

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Initial research out of Florida State University investigated whether daily consumption of a freeze-dried blueberry powder supplement resulted in a reduction of blood pressure and arterial stiffness, a measure of cardiovascular disease risk, in postmenopausal women with pre- and stage 1-hypertension.(1,2)( ) The initial findings will be presented on Saturday, April 26 by Sarah A. Johnson, PhD, RD, CSO, at the American Society for Nutrition's...

2014-04-24 08:34:22

Supermodel and Women's Advocate Emme Joins Leading Cardiologists, Women's Health Organizations and Policymakers to Call for Heart Disease Screenings Wherever Women Seek Primary Care WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sister to Sister, the first organization focused solely on women's heart disease detection, education and prevention, today announced the launch of Screen Us Where We Are, a lifesaving campaign working to ensure all women in the US are receiving basic...

2014-04-23 23:10:08

Princeview Dental (PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is reacting to a study that claims periodontal disorders can be a determinant for cardiovascular disease. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Princeview Dental (PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is reacting to a study that claims periodontal disorders can be a determinant for cardiovascular disease. “Any time a new study comes out that can benefit society and...

2014-04-23 20:23:03

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX: PVTTF) (CSE: PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced the resignations of two of its directors effective April 17, 2014: Dr. John P. Nicholson, Jr. who was appointed on October 30, 2013 following the conclusion of an equity financing, and Mr. James Connolly, who was appointed March 10, 2014 following the closing of...


Latest cardiovascular disease Reference Libraries

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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