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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol In Adults Associated With Heart Disease

High Blood Pressure; Elevated blood pressure and cholesterol levels in young adulthood may lead to an increased risk of heart disease later in life, regardless of later in life exposure to these risk factors, according to research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Blood pressure and cholesterol are major modifiable risk…

Systolic Blood Pressure Increased Risk Of Major Valvular Heart Disease

Systolic Blood Pressure Increased Risk Of Major Valvular Heart Disease

Systolic Blood Pressure; The cumulative effect of elevated systolic blood pressure appears to be associated with an increased risk for major valvular heart disease, according to a study published online July 10 in JAMA Cardiology. Milad Nazarzadeh, from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, and colleagues evaluate data from the U.K. Biobank (502,602 men…

Heart attacks outweighed the risks of air pollution

Exercise To Prevent Heart Attacks Outweighed The Risks Of Air Pollution

Heart Attacks; Many people can recite the major risk factors for heart disease, the stuff of posters, public service ads and dire warnings: smoking, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, lack of exercise. But what about these? Air pollution, loneliness, lack of green space, lack of sleep and stress. They’re elements of our lives,…

The Brain Resuscitated From Cardiac Arrest

The Brain Resuscitated From Cardiac Arrest

Brain; This study facilitate research on appropriately determining prognosis after cardiac arrest and to establish better treatments for recovering from brain injury, a working group composed of a Johns Hopkins Medicine physician and American Heart Association (AHA) experts have release a scientific statement that provides best practices on how to predict recovery in comatose survivors.…

Weightlifting Is Better For The Heart Than Cardio ExerciseWeightlifting Is Better For The Heart Than Cardio Exercise

Weightlifting Is Better For The Heart Than Cardio Exercise

Researchers in Copenhagen have found that weightlifting may offer more protection against heart disease than cardio exercise does. Their study found that both types of exercise reduced heart fat among obese individuals, but that resistance training was more likely to reduce a certain type of dangerous heart fat that has link to cardiovascular disease. The…

Cardiac Arrests in U.S. hospitals each year than previously estimated

Cardiac Arrests Among Hospitalized Patients May Be Underestimated

Cardiac arrests; Significantly more patients suffer cardiac arrests in U.S. hospitals each year than previously estimated, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. Cardiac arrest, which occurs when the heart malfunctions and stops beating, is not the same as a heart attack; which occurs when blood flow…

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease Reversing Among Younger People

Coronary Artery Disease; Years of declining rates of coronary artery disease, new research shows the trend is reversing among younger people, especially women. The culprit may be the rise in obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure rates among young adults, according to a study publish Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers…

Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease Being Diagnosed With Cancers

Congenital heart disease; Researchers led by Zacharias Mandalenakis from University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden, have look at data from the National registry in Sweden to assess the risk of cancers among children and young adults who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease compared to those who did not have such a diagnosis. Their…

Cardiovascular Disease Having Many Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Disease Having Many Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Disease; In 2007, Patrice Cani (FNRS-WELBIO researcher) and his team at the Louvain Drug Research Institute of University of Louvain, in close collaboration with Willem de Vos, professor at UWageningen, discovered the beneficial effects of an intestinal bacteria, Akkermansia muciniphila, able to moderate the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes, in mice. In…

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Arrest Suddenly Happen At Airport

Cardiac Arrest; Here there was no time to spare when air passenger Hutz Hertzberg, DMin, PhD, suddenly collapsed at Midway Airport in full cardiac arrest. With each passing minute that his heart was stopped, Dr. Hertzberg’s chance of surviving dropped by roughly 10 percent. After five minutes, brain damage was likely. After 10 minutes, he…

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Lead Cause Of Death For Americans

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for Americans, yet millions with CVD or cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) still can’t access the care they need, even years after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In a new study published today in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, researchers at Harvard Medical School…

Cardiovascular Catheterization

Cardiovascular Catheterization accreditation for Pediatric

Cardiovascular Catheterization; In this study Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) has been granted the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission’s (IAC) Cardiovascular Catheterization accreditation for Pediatric Cardiovascular Catheterization, Complex Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Valve Interventions, and Structural Heart Interventions. Cardiovascular Catheterization According to the IAC, this accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can…