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Heart attack patients with diabetes may benefit from cholesterol-lowering injections

Heart Attack And Stroke In Patients With Diabetes

Heart Attack; Regular injections of a cholesterol-cutting drug could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with diabetes and who have had a recent heart attack. The findings come from a trial of almost 19,000 patients with a recent heart attack or unstable angina and who were already taking the highest doses of cholesterol-lowering medication statins.…

Vigorous Exercise

Vigorous Exercise May Reduce The Harmful Effects

Vigorous Exercise; Sitting for long periods of time has linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, but a new study suggests that not all types of sitting are equally unhealthy. The study, led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, found that leisure-time sitting; but not sitting at…

Healthy Heart, Effects Of Soy Consistent Over Time

Healthy Heart, Effects Of Soy Consistent Over Time

Healthy Heart; Researchers at the University of Toronto have found a consistent cholesterol-lowering effect for soy protein, with pooled data from dozens of clinical trials that span the last two decades. The study calls into question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current proposal to revoke the health claim for soy protein and heart disease. At no…

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Is More In Men Than Women

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Is More In Men Than Women

Cardiovascular Disease; Progress in reducing cardiovascular disease is stalling in the United States. Development of new ways of preventing and treating cardiovascular disease has proved frustrating recently with several trials of promising interventions, such as vitamin D and anti-inflammatories, failing at a late stage. Moreover, shorter lives in men than women, partly due to higher…

Heart Disease occur more often in women than in men

Heart Diseases Will Become Life Threatening Sooner

Heart Diseases; An international team of researchers are seeking to explore the heart at a depth that was previously impossible. They have now received a grant of nearly four million US dollars from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – as one of the 38 Seed Networks working on the Human Cell Atlas. MDC researcher Norbert Huebner…

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Risk In Patients Who Receive Heart Devices

Heart Failure; Patients with left-sided heart failure who get implant devices to improve the pumping of their hearts may be more likely to develop heart failure on the opposite side of their hearts if they are pre-treat with off-label selective vasodilator drugs, according to new research published in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association…

White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient's blood pressure

‘White Coat Hypertension’ Die From Heart Disease Than Normal People

White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient’s blood pressure readings are higher when take at the doctor’s office compared to other settings, was originally attributed to the anxiety patients might experience during medical appointments. However, over the years, research has suggested the elevated readings might be a sign of underlying risk for future…

Artificial Heart Valves

Artificial Heart Valves Can Be Detected By New Technique

Artificial Heart Valves; Researchers at Concordia have devised a technique to detect obstructions in a type of mechanical heart valve they believe will contribute to safer follow-up methods for cardiologists and their patients. The team led by Lyes Kadem, professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering at the Gina Cody School of…

Dying from serious heart conditions than women

Heart Conditions Is Risk In Widowed And Divorced Men Than Women

Heart Conditions; The most common heart and circulatory diseases may be impact by your gender and marital status, according to new research presented today at the British Cardiovascular Society Conference in Manchester. The new research from Aston University, Birmingham, has find stark differences in the death rates of men and women; so particularly in relation…

Cardiovascular Health and Disease Among Asian-Americans

Cardiovascular Health Among Asian American Peoples

Cardiovascular Health; Physician scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Minnesota have recently collaborate to assess the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and key cardiovascular diseases among Asian Americans. Among their landmark findings, recently publish in the journal American Journal of Cardiology, is that American-born Asian Americans had higher odds…

Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Decline May Accelerate After Heart Attack, Angina

Cognitive decline; Adults with incident coronary heart disease (CHD) are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in men and women. CHD occurs when coronary arteries become…

Heart Attack

Heart Attack Symptoms Could Signify Life Threatening Situation

Heart Attack; A perceived inability to act on symptoms could signify a life-threatening situation, according to research published today in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Most deaths from heart attack occur in the first few hours after the start of symptoms. Quick treatment is crucial…