Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Underestimated In Patients With Mental Illness

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment tools that do not include severe mental illness as a predictor could be substantially underestimating CVD risk, according to a study published online Sept. 18 in PLOS...
Related topics: Cardiology, Medical Research

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Rethinking How Cholesterol Is Integrated Into Cells

Cholesterol is best known in connection with cardiovascular disease, but cholesterol is also vital for many fundamental processes in the body. Researchers have now presented a completely new, ground-breaking model for the integration and...
Related topics: Cholesterol, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Scientists Discover New Way Fat Harms Your Arteries

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- Scientists may have found a way that obesity directly damages the arteries and contributes to heart disease -- a discovery that they say could eventually lead to new treatments. The British researchers found that in...
Related topics: Medical Research, Obesity

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Genetic Variants With Possible Positive Implications For Lifestyle

A research team has examined the interplay between genetics, cardiovascular disease and educational attainment in a major population study. Genetic variants which had been linked to educational attainment in other studies were observed in the...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Cardiology

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Rutgers Cardiologist Advocates For Personalized Treatment With Aspirin As Primary Prevention In...

A nationally recognized Rutgers cardiologist recommends that aspirin be used as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease only with select patients, saying that the scientific evidence is too diverse to support a one-size-fits-all approach.
Related topics: Cardiology, Aspirin

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Medical News Today: Cancer Is Now The Leading Cause Of Death In Wealthy Countries

A new study finds that compared with cardiovascular disease, cancer is twice as likely to be the cause of death in higher income countries.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Cardiology

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The Cars’ Ric Ocasek Died From Heart Disease

The Cars founder Ric Ocasek died from heart disease. The body of the 75-year-old rock legend was found in his New York City apartment on Sunday afternoon. The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner has since concluded that Ocasek died from...

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The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Died Of Heart Disease

Ric Ocasek's cause of death has been revealed -- The Cars frontman died of heart disease. According to NYC's Chief Medical Examiner ... Ocasek died of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. In layman's terms, that means he...
Related topics: Cardiology

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Vapers Are Turning To Cigarettes To Wean Themselves Off Juuls

E-cigarettes, long touted as a healthier way to move off the original cancer sticks, suddenly face an alarming bad rap: mysterious lung diseases; random explosions during use; a link with cancer and heart disease. At the same time, the...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Higher Heart Disease Risks Among 9/11 Firefighters, Study Says

(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes suggest a need to add key conditions to list of 9/11-related diseases
Related topics: Medical Research

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Lung Cancer Screening Can Detect Other Smoking Ills

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- CT lung cancer screening can detect other serious smoking-related conditions, such as heart disease, osteoporosis and emphysema, researchers say. Medical experts consider lung cancer screening an effective way to detect...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Smoking, Osteoporosis, Medical Research

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Early Detection Is Key: Screening Test Could Improve Lives Of Cats With Heart Disease

A new, two-minute screening technique could help save cats from dying prematurely of heart disease. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University recently developed a focused cardiac...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Using Machine Learning To Estimate Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

Humans are inherently risk-averse: We spend our days calculating routes and routines, taking precautionary measures to avoid disease, danger, and despair.  Still, our measures for controlling the inner workings of our biology can be a little...
Related topics: Cardiology

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Car T-cell Therapy May Be Harnessed To Treat Heart Disease

CAR T-cell therapy, a rapidly emerging form of immunotherapy using patients' own cells to treat certain types of cancers, may be a viable treatment option for another life-threatening condition: heart disease. Researchers at Penn Medicine used...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Car T-cell Therapy May Be Harnessed To Treat Heart Disease

A new Penn Medicine study, published in Nature, revealed, in mice, that CART T-cell therapy may now be harnessed to treat heart disease. Researchers used genetically modified T cells to target and remove activated fibroblasts that contribute to the...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics

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Recognizing Signs And Symptoms Of Sepsis Can Save Lives

Sepsis kills more people every year than heart attacks, breast cancer and other diseases. However, a survey found that most Americans have no idea what it is. Most think it's a hospital-borne illness, but, in fact, 80% of people bring sepsis into...
Related topics: Sepsis, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Polls

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Study Links Once- Or Twice-a-week Napping To Lower Risk Of Heart Attacks And Stroke

Taking a daytime nap once or twice a week, but not more often, is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease “events,” such as heart attacks, heart failure and strokes, according to a study published in the journal Heart. No...
Related topics: Medical Research, Heart Failure, Stroke, Cardiology

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Caregiver Stress: The Crucial, Often Unrecognized Byproduct Of Chronic Disease

There is growing evidence that caregivers of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are vulnerable to developing their own poor cardiovascular health. Investigators report on a proof-of-concept couples-based intervention in a cardiac...
Related topics: Stress, Cardiology

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Telemedicine Engages Newly Postpartum Women In Cardiovascular Monitoring

America has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. Since cardiovascular disease is the primary cause, researchers have created a blood pressure home-monitoring system to rapidly detect concerning trends in postpartum women...
Related topics: Cardiology, Medical Research, Blood Pressure

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Animal Model Proteins Important In Study Of Human Disease

Little is known about the proteins and cellular pathways that lead to the formation of the human heart or the roles various proteins and pathways might play in cardiac disease. Now, scientists have found that unique sets of proteins and pathways...
Related topics: Proteins, Medical Research

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