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2014-06-10 13:21:26

Duke University Medical Center Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo repeated complex imaging tests that deliver higher doses of radiation may have a slightly increased lifetime risk of cancer, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published June 9, 2014, in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, represent the largest...

2014-06-02 23:01:13

New Study at St. Michael’s Hospital suggests vegan “Eco-Atkins” diet is a step away from heart disease. Zion Health takes veganism one step beyond diet with vegan lotions, now available at Chi Wellness in Waltham, MA. San Francisco, CA. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Natural health product pioneer Zion Health takes the vegan ideology one step further with natural, vegan body care products. Today, they will be introducing their all-natural line of Moisture Intense Mineral Lotions as a new...

2014-06-02 12:29:37

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has discovered that a specific form of garlic, Aged Garlic Extract (AGE), significantly reduces low-attenuation plaque, also known as "soft plaque" or non-calcified plaque, within the arteries of patients with metabolic syndrome. The findings indicate that AGE may reverse heart disease, and will be presented at the 9(th) annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography to be held July 10-13, 2014 in...

diabetes and heart disease
2014-05-24 05:47:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women with type 2 diabetes are far more likely to develop heart disease than their male counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes journal Diabetologia. In what Rebecca Smith of The Telegraph called “the largest study of its kind,” an international team of researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of roughly 850,000 patients...

2014-05-20 12:34:32

BRONX, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease, according to a study that followed nearly 900 women for seven years. These findings were reported in a paper led by authors at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein, and published today in the Journal of Clinical...

2014-05-20 04:20:55

14th ANNUAL WENGER AWARDS HONORS THOSE MAKING EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three individuals and two organization were honored tonight for their leadership in advancing women's heart health at the 14(th) annual Wenger Awards, at the Ronald Reagan Building Atrium in Washington, DC. WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease hosts the Wenger Awards annually in recognition of those who have set a...

gum disease and heart disease
2014-05-19 09:50:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study presented on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology has found that the same bacteria responsible for gum disease can also advance heart disease. While doctors recognize that individuals with gum disease are at greater risk for heart disease, gum disease isn't currently considered a standard risk factor for heart disease. "We report evidence that introduction of oral bacteria into the...

2014-05-15 23:10:18

Fritz Speaks at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science for Go Red for Women Event. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Chief Medical Officer of National Health Care Provider Solutions, presented and spoke at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science to an audience of over 170 pharmacy school faculty along with first, second, and third year students. The inaugural Have a Heart Banquet supported and donated all proceeds from fundraising...

2014-05-12 20:23:14

Burlington and WomenHeart Tour raises $1.4 million to advance education and awareness in this high-risk community WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the launch of National Women's Health Week, findings from the recent nationwide Heart of Style Tour, a partnership between WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and Burlington Stores reveal that Hispanic-American women were found to be physically inactive and have body mass index (BMI) in the...

2014-05-12 11:46:31

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiac Screening Test May Help Determine Who Should Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack A study involving the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation shows that a simple test to measure plaque in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine who will and will not benefit from use of aspirin therapy to prevent heart disease. For over 30 years, aspirin has been known to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but who exactly should take...


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