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Cardiovascular Disease

People Under 40 With Type 2 Diabetes Face Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

People under age 40 who are diagnose with Type 2 diabetes are more likely to have or die from cardiovascular disease than those of similar age without diabetes and the excess risks were more pronounce in younger women, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Researchers also find the excess risk for…

Cardiovascular Disease

Screen Interval For High Cardiovascular Disease Risk Should Be Individual

According to a study published today by a Finnish-English research group, a switch from five-year screen intervals to individualized intervals could annually prevent 8% of myocardial infarcts and strokes without increasing health care costs. Current American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology; also UK National Health Service guidelines recommend a five-year health check interval for…

Metabolic Level

Life After Death At Metabolic Level And It's The Heart That Goes On

Life continues at a metabolic level after death according to new research; which find that the heart has the most activity in the day after demise. The research, publish in Metabolomics today (Tuesday 5 March) has found that cells in parts of the body including the heart, kidney and liver; so continue to see activity at a…

Heart

Culture, Paycheck, Neighborhood Key To Your Heart Health

Eating a low-fat diet, getting regular exercise and watching your weight can help lower risk for heart disease and stroke. But environmental and cultural factors also make a difference. So can how much you make for a living, especially if it barely brings in enough to pay for housing, groceries or the electricity bill. Social…

Heart Attack

Repeat Heart Attack And Death Linked To Hospitals With Low Care

Heart attack patients treated at hospitals with low care scores are at greater risk for another heart attack and/or death due to cardiovascular causes, Rutgers researchers found. Their study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology;  compared care scores in the New Jersey Hospital Performance Reports with one-month and one year rates of readmission for heart…

Cardiac

Absorbable Antibiotic Envelope Can Cut Cardiac Device Infections

A Cleveland Clinic-led research team has found that using an absorbable, antibiotic-eluting envelope when implanting cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can cut the rate of major infections by 40%. The research present today at the American College of Cardiology’s; 68th Annual Scientific Session and simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine. It…

Nocturia

Trips To The Toilet At Night Are Sign Of High Blood Pressure

Here study indicates that if you need to urinate in the night called nocturia you may have elevated blood pressure and/or excess fluid in your body, said study author Dr Satoshi Konno, of the Division of Hypertension, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan. If you continue to have nocturia, ask your doctor to check your blood…

Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Compression Only CPR Increases Survival Of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

A Swedish review of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest data shows rates of bystander CPR nearly doubled; compression-only (or Hands-Only CPR) increase six-fold over an 18 year period; and the chance of survival was doubled for any form of CPR compared with no CPR; according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Because of…

Cardiovascular Training Program

NIH Announces Funding Boost For Cardiovascular Training Program

The Detroit Cardiovascular Training Program at Wayne State University received notice that funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue for the next five years with additional funding of $1.29 million. In addition, NIH has approved raising the trainee slots from four to six; so…

Heart Disease

More Children Could Mean Higher Risk Of Heart Disease

Parents who have five or more children may face a higher risk of heart disease than those who have only one or two keiki, according to new findings by public health researchers in the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.A heart defects is a problem in the heart’s…

Heart Disease

Poor Lung Function Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Disease

In the study, published in the journal Communications Biology, researchers examine over 800 places in the human genome known to be associated with adult height and also evaluated data suggesting that lower height increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. Long-term lung conditions are traditionally separate into two main categories as…