Latest Organ failure Stories

2013-07-19 11:58:03

Blacks and those with a larger waist circumference, diabetes, and history of heart attacks or strokes at highest risk -Researchers found a strong, graded association between worse kidney function and the presence of hypertension that is resistant to medications. -More than 50% of individuals with moderate CKD had resistant hypertension. -Among people with CKD, blacks and those with a larger waist circumference, diabetes, and a history of heart attacks or strokes were more likely to have...

Heart Can Get Stressed Out From Sugar Overload
2013-06-16 04:58:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association has found regularly exposing the heart to too much sugar can lead to heart failure. “When the heart muscle is already stressed from high blood pressure or other diseases, and then takes in too much glucose, it adds insult to injury,” said study co-author Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer, a medical school professor of cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science...

2013-06-06 23:22:49

Recent research has found that patients with kidney disease can benefit tremendously from living a healthy lifestyle, meaning that weight control supplements like Prescopodene by Prescopodene Nutritionals might contribute to a longer life in people with these types of conditions. Australia (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Several studies have been completed regarding healthy diet and its effect on the heart. However, one has now focused on the positive effects of healthy living for people suffering...

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