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Heart Risks in Midlife Boost Risk for Later Dementia

2017 28 Feb

New research finds that heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are associated with increased risk for dementia later in life. Keeping the vascular system healthy in midlife is really important to the health of your brain when you are older, according to researchers. The findings were presented at the... Read more

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Higher Heart Disease Risk for Disadvantaged Women than Men

2017 23 Jan

Women from low socioeconomic strata are 25 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, according to a new study published in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The results highlight the need for tailored interventions for women to address the gender gap and deliver the best possible care. See Also : Social... Read more

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Dietary Magnesium May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

2016 13 Dec

New findings published in BMC Medicine suggest that a diet rich in magnesium may help reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. The results reinforce the notion that increased consumption of magnesium rich foods could be beneficial for overall health, according to researchers from Zhejiang University... Read more

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High Amounts of Saturated Fats Increase Heart Disease Risk

2016 28 Nov

According to a new study appearing in The BMJ, people who consume high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in red meat, butter, lard, dairy fat and palm oil — may have greater risk of coronary heart disease. While previous studies have shown that individual saturated fatty acids have different effects on blood lipids, not much is known... Read more

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Good Cholesterol Not Always Protective Against Heart Disease

2016 20 Nov

A new study published in Cell Metabolism explains that simply raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels may not always provide protection from heart disease. That is because HDL also increases the inflammatory response of macrophages which could counteract its anti-inflammatory effect in various other cell types. See Also : Study:... Read more

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22nd World Congress on Heart Disease 2017

2017 14 Jul

The Congress will provide the opportunity for a comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine, primarily in the areas of molecular biology, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac surgery. Plans for this CME meeting are progressing extremely well. Many distinguished cardiologists... Read more

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Adults Born with Heart Disease at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

2016 19 Jul

According to a new study, children born with heart disease have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes after the age of 30. The study is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Study findings show that the risk is even higher for those born with a cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) condition. The study was conducted... Read more

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Rate of Decline of Cardiovascular Deaths Slows in US

2016 29 Jun

In a study published online by  JAMA Cardiology , Stephen Sidney, M.D., M.P.H., of Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, and colleagues examined recent national trends in death rates due to all cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart disease (HD), stroke, and cancer, and also evaluated the gap between mortality rates from HD and cancer.   With... Read more

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Heart Disease Patients Less Able to Cope with Mental Stress

2016 07 Jun

Research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Conference in Manchester shows that mental stress puts heart disease patients at an increased risk of a dangerous cardiovascular event such as a heart attack. Observational studies on large populations have linked the acute mental stress caused by earthquakes (2) or the World Cup (3)... Read more