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2014-01-25 23:00:25

With February being American Heart Month and February 1st being Women’s Heart Health Day, Women’s Excellence is providing weight management services along with the other routine screenings for the detection of heart disease in women. Women’s Excellence is now serving patients in the Birmingham area as well as in Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 February 1st is Women’s Heart Health Day and Women’s Excellence routinely screens for...

2014-01-23 08:30:40

Increased research impact will create more survivors OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) invested more than $38 million into heart and stroke research taking place in medical institutions, universities and hospitals across Canada this year. Since its inception 1952, the Foundation has invested more than $1.39 billion into vital heart and stroke research, making it the largest contributor in Canada after the federal government. "We measure the...

2014-01-08 23:27:42

Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days designed by Scott Davis is the latest program that teaches people how to manage their hypercholesterolemia quickly and naturally. Is the Beat Cholesterol In 30 Days review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is found in the fats or lipids in people’s blood. When people have high cholesterol levels, they may develop fatty deposits in their blood vessels. Having...

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

Weight Loss Middle-Aged Women Health Benefits
2013-12-20 11:02:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Middle-aged women who are overweight or obese could reduce the risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease by losing at least 10 percent of their body weight over a 24 month period, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Cynthia A. Thomson, a professor at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and her colleagues...

Heart Disease, Stroke Continue To Be Top Health Threats In America
2013-12-20 07:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA) publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update in the journal Circulation. This year's report reveals that heart disease and stroke remain two of the top four killers of Americans, as well as posing a significant threat to millions of others. Reflecting the most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke or other vascular diseases and their risk factors, the report is the...

2013-12-19 10:43:45

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights: -Heart disease is linked with decreased brain function in older postmenopausal women. -Women who have high blood pressure or diabetes may be at higher risk for decreasing brain function over time. Heart disease may put older postmenopausal women at higher risk for decreased brain function such as dementia, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. “Our study provides further...

2013-12-12 23:02:41

The 2014 American Heart Association Go Red for Women Chair is Natalie Baro. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natalie Baro, President and CEO of Michelsen Advertising, is the newly appointed Chair for the American Heart Association’s 2014 Go Red for Women campaign serving Miami -Dade and Broward; a campaign to raise awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. As the 2014 Go Red for Women Chair, Natalie will be leading the fundraising efforts by securing corporate and...

2013-12-11 12:01:10

Detectable blood viral load nearly doubles the prevalence of heart disease HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the...


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