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Ozone Pollution Linked With Increased Hospitalisations for CVD

2023 16 Mar

A new study published in the European Heart Journal provides the first evidence linking exceeding the World Health Organization's (WHO) ozone limit with a substantial increase in hospital admissions for heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. Ozone levels below the WHO maximum were also found to be associated with worsened health.   This was a... Read more

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Only 11 Minutes of Activity Lowers Risk of CVD, Premature Death

2023 04 Mar

According to a team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge, managing at least half of the recommended level of physical activity could prevent one in ten early deaths. The study is published a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It shows that just 11 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per day (75 minutes per... Read more

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CVD Risk Profiles in Secondary Prevention Not Improving

2022 19 Jul

An analysis of more than 6000 adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) showed that CVD risk profiles in secondary prevention have failed to improve over the last two decades. The findings are published in the  Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Despite significant advancements in safe and effective therapies, the trends... Read more

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Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Increase Risk of Dementia

2022 21 Jun

Cardiometabolic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation and stroke, are some of the primary risk factors for dementia. A new study published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia   shows that people with at least two of the diseases - type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke - have double the... Read more

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February is Heart Health Month - Radiology Plays a Critical Role in Cardiac Health

2022 31 Jan

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of death and disability globally. Hypertension is a leading risk factor for CVD and causes over 10 million deaths worldwide each year.   Over the last 30 years, deaths and disability from cardiovascular disease have been steadily rising across the globe. In 2019 alone, the condition, which includes... Read more

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Financial Toxicity With CVD Higher Than Cancer

2021 29 Jun

  Cancer and cardiovascular disease are the two leading causes of mortality. They are also leading contributors to increasing healthcare costs for both healthcare systems and patients.   Financial toxicity is a well-known side effect of the high costs associated with cancer care. However, in recent years, clinical studies have suggested that... Read more

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Who Has Higher Risk of CVD Incidence and Mortality?

2021 30 Mar

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a leading cause of death worldwide. There are several contributing factors to the development of cardiovascular disease. However, a poor diet is one of the most highlighted and most discussed factors. Poor diet is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Nearly 10 million deaths from cardiovascular... Read more

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World Heart Day 2020 - Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular Disease

2020 28 Sep

On World Heart Day this year (29 September), the World Heart Federation (WHF) cautions heart patients to be aware of COVID-19 and its impact on the heart. According to the WHF, COVID-19 is creating a perfect storm for heart health. Three factors are contributing to this: 1. People with COVID-19 and heart disease are at the highest risk of death... Read more

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The Cardiovascular Legacy of COVID-19

2020 09 Jul

As the world continues to struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, an area of concern is the increasing burden of cardiovascular disease. CVD was already an area of concern before the coronavirus outbreak since it is the leading cause of death in the world. However, the pandemic has made the outlook for CVD even more gloomy.   Approximately 60... Read more

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COVID-19 and CVD: Two Important Messages

2020 25 Mar

The world is facing a health crisis. It all started with China but now, Europe accounts for about three quarters of new daily cases. Italy and Spain are in a very difficult situation, and France and Germany are not so far behind. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has recently put together a series of practical podcasts from speakers with the... Read more