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New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears...

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Fruit Consumption Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risk By Up To 40 Percent
2014-09-02 03:29:29

European Society of Cardiology Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. The findings from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 million people in the China Kadoorie Biobank found that the more fruit people ate, the more their risk of CVD declined. Dr Du said: "CVD, including ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, is the leading cause of death...

2014-04-04 10:37:22

A new Global Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Atlas, launched by the World Heart Federation in its journal Global Heart, shows that in wealthy countries, the burden of cardiovascular disease is falling both in crude and age-standardized terms, while clusters of low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC) are seeing rises in their CVD burden as their populations continue adapt to demographic and behavioral changes including increased life expectancy, poor diet, continued and in some cases...

Pair Of Studies Add Evidence To Link Between Obesity, Poor Health
2013-11-12 06:45:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Overweight people face an increased risk of heart attack and ischemic heart disease (IHD), even in the absence of other risk factors, and older obese women face an increased risk of death, chronic disease and mobility issues prior to the age of 85, according to a two new studies appearing in Monday’s edition of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In the study "Obesity and Late-Age Survival Without Major Disease or Disability in...

2013-10-30 16:01:03

Persons with Alzheimer's disease suffer from ischaemic heart diseases more frequently than others, yet they undergo related procedures and surgery less frequently than persons with no diagnosed AD, according to a nation-wide register-based study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The study involved a total of 28,093 persons; that is every community-dwelling person with a diagnosed Alzheimer's disease living in Finland on 31 December 2005. According to the data obtained from...

2012-11-20 11:43:19

Angina is often a symptom of stable IHD Six organizations representing physicians, other health care professionals, and patients today issued two new clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating stable ischemic heart disease (IHD), which affects an estimated one in three adults in the United States. The guidelines and patient summaries appear in the November 20 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). ACP, the American...

2012-11-14 14:42:05

Relatives of young people who have died suddenly from a heart-related problem are at greatly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease according to a study published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal. The authors of the study say these findings have two major implications; firstly, they strongly support the fact that autopsies should always be performed in cases of young sudden unexplained death; and secondly, since the involved diseases are all treatable if...

2012-08-21 00:15:20

The number of new cases of heart failure in Ontario decreased 33% over a decade, suggesting preventive efforts may be working. However, mortality rates remain high for people with the disease, states a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Heart failure is a major cause of admission to hospital and has a high death rate for patients. In recent decades, the incidence has been increasing; in 2000, patients with heart failure accounted for the second highest number...

2012-05-16 11:26:40

Cardium Therapeutics' Generx product for patients myocardial ischemia and chest pains to be delivered noninvasively with standard angioplasty catheter to patients in Russia Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced a late-breaking poster presentation at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 15th Annual Meeting being held May 16-19, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The new research findings demonstrate that cardiac ischemia...


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