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2013-10-14 23:20:48

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Cardiovascular Disease: Recent Drug Advances and Impending Risks. London (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 There are nearly 300 medicines in clinical development to treat cardiovascular disease. This new research report examines in detail the key areas of the cardiovascular (CV) market, gathering inside opinion of cardiologists, to highlight the dynamic changes that are underway in this multibillion dollar marketplace. Successful...

2013-10-14 09:24:31

University of Utah researchers have found that deficiency of an antioxidant response protein called nuclear erythroid-2 like factor-2 (Nrf2) delays or prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a type of a heart failure in which the heart muscle grows abnormally thick. This new finding, published in the Oct. 1, 2013, issue of Cardiovascular Research, suggests that restoring the normal balance of reduction-oxidation chemical reactions in the body could prevent heart disease and other conditions...

2013-10-10 23:18:53

A Childhood Cancer Survivors Study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital suggests that reducing risk factors like hypertension might lower the risk of heart disease for survivors as they age MEMPHIS, Tenn. – (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 -- For childhood cancer survivors, risk factors associated with lifestyle, particularly hypertension, dramatically increase the likelihood of developing serious heart problems as adults, according to a national study led by St. Jude Children’s...

Ageing Research Provides Better Public Health Returns
2013-10-09 08:27:47

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Although heart disease and cancer are two of the top killers in the US, a recent study has shown that focusing on research that delays aging instead of treating individual fatal diseases would provide broader population health benefits and yield greater economic returns. Even a small increase in understanding the aging process would cut down on the number of disabled adults leading to a five percent increase in healthy adults...

2013-10-07 12:11:15

Open collaboration among global genetic researchers, coordinated by U-M team, provides strong foundation for further research A global hunt for genes that influence heart disease risk has uncovered 157 changes in human DNA that alter the levels of cholesterol and other blood fats – a discovery that could lead to new medications. Each of the changes points to genes that can modify levels of cholesterol and other blood fats and are potential drug targets. Many of the changes point to...

2013-10-02 23:26:17

The GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting heart disease through awareness, detection and prevention, hosted a special event on September 28th at the Lyon Air Museum in Orange County in recognition of The World Heart Federation’s World Heart Day. This year’s global celebration was the largest to date as millions of people took part in activities around the world. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit organization...

2013-09-19 23:02:28

Mount Sinai Heart Calls for Heart Healthy Action by Both Adults and Children New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 World Heart Day, sponsored annually by the World Heart Federation, is celebrated on the last Sunday of September. This year to mark World Heart Day on September 29, Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center is calling for more heart healthy action by adults and children around the globe. Their goal is to prevent heart disease and more unnecessary deaths from...

2013-09-19 16:25:54

NIH Participation at WMIC Exemplifies Growing Interest in Imaging Biomarkers SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnosing diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's, at their earliest stages and monitoring the earliest responses to therapy, requires careful detection of molecular biomarkers. Significant advances in the development of non-invasive imaging methods to detect molecular biomarkers were highlighted in science presented this week at...

2013-09-10 23:23:10

Bel Marra Health, which offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing that balding men may be more likely to have heart disease. Toronto (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Bel Marra Health, which offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing that balding men may be more likely to have heart disease. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-09-09 23:17:42

Family history of heart disease is one of the most powerful tools for guiding personal health decisions and motivating lifestyle change. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 When heart disease or stroke runs in a family, it's important to talk about it with children and other close family members. The conversation may be hard, but the payoff—better health for all—can be huge, according to the September 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. "Knowing your family history is one of most...