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Physical activity may attenuate menopause-associated atherogenic changes
Leisure-time physical activity is associated with a healthier blood lipid profile in menopausal women, but it doesn't seem to entirely offset the unfavorable lipid profile changes associated with the menopausal transition. (2019-09-13)
Village women prove effective at tackling Indonesia's growing killer
Women from villages in rural Indonesia are playing a key role in detecting and preventing the most common cause of death in Indonesia, cardiovascular disease, with the use of smart phones. (2019-09-09)
Women's deep belly fat more strongly linked to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases
A comprehensive study from Uppsala University, with over 325,000 participants, shows that deep belly fat is a major contributing risk factor for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (2019-09-09)
Allergic diseases increase the risk of adult-onset asthma
A Finnish study found that the more allergic diseases an individual has, the higher the asthma risk. (2019-09-06)
Is exposure to world trade center disaster associated with cardiovascular disease risk for NY firefighters
A study of nearly 9,800 Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) male firefighters suggests an association between greater exposure to the World Trade Center disaster and long-term cardiovascular disease risk, while the results of other studies have been mixed. (2019-09-06)
Modifiable risk factors contribute to gout
Elevated urate in the blood (hyperuricemia) is a precursor of gout, which is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis worldwide. (2019-09-05)
How natural genetic differences can affect heart health
New study identifies genetic variants that may alter platelet function in cardiovascular disease (2019-09-04)
Heart failure care must address patients' broader health if survival rates are to be improved
Research published in JAMA Cardiology today presents new evidence that might explain why the prognosis of heart failure patients has improved so little over the past decade. (2019-09-03)
A life of low cholesterol and BP slashes heart and circulatory disease risk by 80 per cent
Modest and sustained decreases in blood pressure and cholesterol levels reduces the lifetime risk of developing fatal heart and circulatory diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, according to research part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). (2019-09-02)
Early life environment may lead to high blood pressure in children
Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is pregnant, among other environmental factors, can impact whether her child is prehypertensive or hypertensive during childhood, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (2019-09-02)
Childhood cholesterol, blood pressure, weight and smoking predict adult heart disease
The first reliable evidence of a link between major cardiovascular risk factors in children -- serum cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), and smoking -- with cardiovascular disease in adults is presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. (2019-09-01)
Eating nuts linked with lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke
Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. (2019-08-31)
Guidelines on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases published today
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are published online today in European Heart Journal, and on the ESC website. (2019-08-31)
Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug
The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet reports in The BMJ. (2019-08-29)
Adults with cerebral palsy about twice as likely to develop non-communicable diseases
Adults with cerebral palsy are about twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease and chronic respiratory disease compared to adults without cerebral palsy, according to a new study led by RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) and Brunel University London. (2019-08-29)
The role of a single molecule in obesity
A single molecule, derived from cholesterol, lurks inside your bloodstream and will increase your body fat, even if you don't eat a diet filled with red meat and fried food. (2019-08-28)
Cardiology compensation continues to rise; first heart failure compensation data reported
MedAxiom, an American College of Cardiology Company, the nation's leading cardiovascular health care performance community and top cardiovascular-specific consulting firm, has released its seventh annual Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Survey. (2019-08-27)
Your heart's best friend: Dog ownership associated with better cardiovascular health
Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. (2019-08-23)
Vehicle exhaust pollutants linked to near doubling in risk of common eye condition
Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short, suggests research published online in the Journal of Investigative Medicine. (2019-08-20)
Cancer survivors likely to face increase in long-term risk of cardiovascular disease
Survivors from a wide range of cancers could experience increased risks of heart disease and blood circulation problems compared to those who have never had cancer, according to new estimates published in the Lancet. (2019-08-20)
Quitting smoking associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease
Heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 39% within five years if they quit, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). (2019-08-20)
Football scores a health hat-trick for 55- to 70-year-old women with prediabetes
A new study from the University of Southern Denmark shows that football is a surprisingly efficient type of physical training for female prediabetes patients, with impressive effects on cardiovascular health after 16 weeks of training for 55- to 70-year old women with no prior football experience. (2019-08-19)
Cardiac rehabilitation: Preliminary results
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 2, pp. (2019-08-15)
Ultrasound: The potential power for cardiovascular disease therapy
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 2, pp. (2019-08-15)
Selective coronary angiography following cardiac arrest
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 2, pp. (2019-08-15)
Epicardial coronary artery abnormalities that do not result in myocardial ischemia
What to Do with Epicardial Coronary Artery Abnormalities That do not Result in Myocardial Ischemia? (2019-08-15)
Predictive value of resting pd/pa for fractional flow reserve assessed with monorail pressure microcatheter in real-world practice
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 2, pp. (2019-08-15)
Increased troponin after exercise predicts risk of cardiovascular event
An increased concentration of cardiac troponin (a regulatory protein) in the blood after prolonged walking is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. (2019-08-13)
Risks of novel oral prostate cancer therapies and pre-existing conditions
Common prostate cancer therapy may increase short-term risk of death in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions. (2019-08-13)
Ezetimibe reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes
Given in addition to statin therapy, ezetimibe has a preventive effect in patients with CHD and acute coronary syndrome. (2019-08-08)
Good heart health at age 50 linked to lower dementia risk later in life
Good cardiovascular health at age 50 is associated with a lower risk of dementia later in life, finds a study of British adults published by The BMJ today. (2019-08-07)
Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health
Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death. (2019-08-07)
Pain medications linked to higher cardiovascular risks in patients with osteoarthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help to control the pain and inflammation in individuals with osteoarthritis (OA), but a new Arthritis & Rheumatology study suggests that NSAIDs contribute to cardiovascular side effects in these patients. (2019-08-07)
Blood pressure recording over 24 hours is the best predictor of heart and vascular disease
High blood pressure is the most important treatable risk factor for diseases of the heart and the arterial system. (2019-08-06)
Pregnancy problems may lead to later cardiac trouble in adult children
A new study in Cardiovascular Research finds that female offspring of females with polycystic ovary syndrome have an increased risk for developing cardiac dysfunction. (2019-08-05)
Long-term declines in heart disease and stroke deaths are stalling, research finds
Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining in many high-income countries, including Australia, and are even increasing in some countries, according to new research. (2019-08-04)
Levels of 'ugly cholesterol' in the blood are much higher than previously imagined
The amount of remnant particle cholesterol in the blood, the so-called ugly cholesterol, is much higher than previously believed. (2019-08-01)
Strong evidence for causal link between obesity and multiple diseases
New research from the University of South Australia presents the strongest evidence yet of a causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of serious conditions. (2019-08-01)
Finnish people's unique genetic makeup offers clues to disease
A new study harnessed the unique genetic history of the people of Finland to identify variations in DNA that might predispose certain individuals to disease, whether or not they are Finnish themselves. (2019-07-31)
Psoriasis therapy linked to reduced coronary inflammation in patients with skin condition
Researchers have found that anti-inflammatory biologic therapies used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis can significantly reduce coronary inflammation in patients with the chronic skin condition. (2019-07-31)
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