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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...

2013-06-06 23:18:17

As many as 39 recently diagnosed heart failure patients who meet specified health and financial-need criteria can participate -- free of charge -- in a four-month exercise rehabilitation program cooperatively administered by the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic and Cardiac Rehabilitation program at St. Joseph Health Center. Warren, OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Recently diagnosed heart failure patients in Trumbull County are benefiting from a Humility of Mary Health Partners pilot program...

2013-06-04 23:22:26

Dialyspa dialysis centers address the questions and needs of those beginning dialysis treatments by offering personal tours and monthly support groups at each of their three Houston clinics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sometimes kidneys can decrease in function over a period of time, such as when someone has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Other times kidneys fail unexpectedly due to trauma, reaction to medications or other situations that damage the...

2013-05-31 11:00:24

Researchers have found that conditions in the womb can affect kidney development and have serious health implications for the child not only immediately after birth, but decades later. In a paper published today in The Lancet an international team, including Monash University's Professor John Bertram and the University of Queensland's Professor Wendy Hoy, reviewed existing, peer-reviewed research on kidney health and developmental programming - the effects of the in utero environment on...