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Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine created the Health ABC Heart Failure Model for predicting risk of new onset heart failure in the elderly.
Risk stratification has become central to strategies for the prevention of coronary heart disease, with the implication that priority is given to those at highest risk (ie, those with established heart disease).
British researchers found a direct link between psychological distress and an increased risk of heart disease. However, the study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, said much of the impact was also traced to smoking.
Health professionals should acknowledge decades of research that egg consumption is not a significant risk factor for heart disease, a U.S. researcher says. Leila M.
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A German study that took place during the 2006 World Cup Soccer Championship revealed that an emotional response to a sporting event might provoke a coronary event, particularly in those already at risk.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Less educated women face a greater risk of developing heart disease, research from Sweden shows.
LONDON (Reuters) - People who live alone are twice as likely to suffer serious heart disease as those who live with a partner, according to research published on Thursday.
People who live alone are twice as likely to suffer serious heart disease as those who live with a partner, according to research published on Thursday.
Men with a bright outlook on life seem to be less likely to die of heart disease or stroke than their more pessimistic peers, Dutch researchers report.
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