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Gestational Diabetes Could Point To Early Risk Factor For Heart Disease
2014-03-14 04:54:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the Journal of the American Heart Association say pregnant women may have an increased risk of early heart disease when they develop gestational diabetes. Researchers working on a 20-year study found that a history of gestational diabetes may be a risk factor for early atherosclerosis in women during midlife before the onset of diabetes and metabolic diseases. Gestational diabetes develops only during pregnancy...

2014-03-13 23:02:07

Center for Primary Care participates in and sponsors the CSRA Heart Walk, raising awareness for cardiovascular disease and heart health. Evans, GA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Center for Primary Care recently participated in and sponsored the CSRA Heart Walk. The walk took place at 8:30 a.m. March 8 and raised awareness for cardiovascular disease and heart health. Center for Primary Care was on hand at the walk to offer tips and information for maintaining a healthy heart. Cardiovascular...

2014-03-12 16:26:12

OAKLAND, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who experience gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease later in life, even if they do not develop type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome subsequent to their pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "Our research shows that just having a history of gestational diabetes...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

The Demonization Of Saturated Fats
2014-03-06 11:38:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years. Writing for BMJ Open Heart, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, an associate editor at the journal, said a diet low in saturated fat doesn’t necessarily lead to a lower risk of heart disease or a longer life. “There is no conclusive proof that a low-fat diet has any positive...

2014-03-06 08:30:13

- A significant addition that complements the company's innovative suite of diagnostics and services, Boston Heart's MPO is easy for clinicians to use and FDA-cleared. FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation, a pioneer in integrating next-generation diagnostics into personalized nutrition and lifestyle programs for patients with or at risk for heart disease, announced the commercial launch of an FDA-cleared MPO (myeloperoxidase) test, a...

2014-03-05 10:42:02

Higher BMI raises risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. One study showed that higher body mass index (BMI) caused harmful effects on the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and inflammation, while another study found gene signals linked to higher levels of body fat metrics,...

2014-03-04 23:21:22

"Superfoods" are rich in soluble fiber, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids that can help keep your arteries clear. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Myth or reality: eating certain superfoods can strengthen the heart and protect against heart attack and stroke? It's mostly just myth and wishful thinking, reports the March 2014 Harvard Heart Letter. There's no question that some foods are rich in nutrients that may help keep arteries clear and the heartbeat stable....

That Angry Outburst May Lead To Heart Attack or Stroke
2014-03-04 10:02:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is known that bouts of anger can raise a person’s stress level and continued stress can lead to other health-related issues such as heart attack and stroke. But a new look at several studies has led researchers to the determination that anger itself can cause stroke or heart attack within a few hours of an outburst. Dr Murray Mittleman, of Harvard School of Public Health, and colleagues found that people who lose their temper...

Blood Pressure Should Be Measured In Both Arms
2014-02-26 08:33:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research led by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has discovered a possible link between differences in interarm blood pressure and an increased risk of a future cardiovascular event, presenting new evidence to support the belief that diagnostic tests should be measured in both arms. Typically, medical care providers take blood pressure measurements using just one arm. However, the new study, which appears in the March...


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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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