I routinely “lost” whole years when my heart and brain were attacked by the disease, a chronic and potentially lethal inflammatory ailment.
In a randomized controlled study, researchers found that a Mediterranean diet combined with small portions of lean beef helped lower risk factors for developing heart disease, such as LDL cholesterol.
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Retrospective cohort study results show a significant association between PTSD in women veterans and increased risk for incident ischemic heart disease, particularly in younger women and minorities. Medscape Medical News
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Pathologist Blames Floyd Death On Heart Problem, Would Not Have Classified As Homicide
A forensic pathologist testified on Wednesday that George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance due to his advanced heart disease, and not...
By Jonathan Allen MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A medical expert testifying in defense of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin told the jury on Wednesday he believed that George Floyd's death during last May's arrest was the result of heart...
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Dr Ileana Piña asks Dr Peter A. McCullough what physicians need to know about heart failure and kidney disease, and the new hypertension guidelines in chronic kidney disease. theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Hypertension, Heart Failure, Kidney Disease
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Abigail Dudek celebrated her 40th birthday in Las Vegas a few months ago, grateful to go hiking and cycling without pain for the first time in more than two years.
The problem started in...
Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
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FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are associated with an increased risk for future cancer, while a heart-healthy lifestyle is associated with lower cancer risk, according to a study published online March 16 in...
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The first large study showing that leisure time physical activity and occupational physical activity have opposite, and independent, associations with cardiovascular disease risk and longevity.
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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a condition where different body parts, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, eyes and gastrointestinal organs, become inflamed. The disease has been linked to COVID-19 since many children who...
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Every now and then, we come across reports about the Apple Watch saving someone’s life, with advanced heart-related capabilities such as ECG receiving a lot of praise lately for helping detect conditions such as Atrial fibrillation (AFib)....
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A new analysis of the entire genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers a bonanza of valuable insights into heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders, paving the way for new and better ways to treat and prevent some of the most common causes of...
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Excessive consumption of added sugars is already known to be associated with a range of health problems, including diabetes, high blood pressure, weight gain, and heart and liver disease. Now, a team of US researchers has discovered that the...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research, Diabetes, Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Liver Disease
Bad science is clouding the issue.
In June 2019, a paper by prominent US academics found that people who used e-cigarettes were at greater risk of a heart attack. The authors concluded that e-cigarettes...
Researchers found that the chemical inhibitor K777 reduces the coronavirus' ability to infect cell lines by blocking human enzyme cathepsin L; clinical trials are underway.
Related topics: Medical Research, Enzymes, Clinical Trials