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Marriage may protect against heart disease / stroke and associated risk of death
Marriage may protect against heart disease / stroke and associated risk of deathMarriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke as well as influencing who is more likely to die of it, suggests a pooled analysis of the available data, published online in the journal Heart. The findings prompt the researchers to ...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:33:00 GMT
Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned
Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially bannedOnce ubiquitous in everything from frozen pizza to coffee creamer to popcorn, artificial trans fats are — as of Monday — banished from U.S. restaurants and grocery stores. Food-makers have had three years to phase out the ingredient, which the Food and ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:15:00 GMT
Study: Heart disease patients don't exercise enough
Study: Heart disease patients don't exercise enoughMost heart disease sufferers - or those at high risk for it - aren't exercising enough to prevent more problems. Doctors looked at people in both Australia and Brazil and found just 30% get 150 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise. They say light ...read more
Source: 6abc Action News
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:11:00 GMT
Man biking across US to support children with heart disease
Man biking across US to support children with heart disease(KSNF) A man is riding his bike from Virginia to Oregon to support children with congenital heart disease. John Maus has been on a quest since May 13 to raise awareness and funds for The Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This cause is ...read more
Source: NBC2 News
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 03:41:00 GMT
What can autopsies teach us about heart disease?
What can autopsies teach us about heart disease?Studying the heart after death is a sometimes overlooked source of medical information that could help us to better understand and manage instances of heart disease, researchers argue. This week has seen the publication of a special issue of the journal ...read more
Source: Medical News Today
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:06:00 GMT
Being Single Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease: Study
Being Single Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease: StudyEven if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than two ...read more
Source: HuffPost Canada
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:28:00 GMT
UVa study sees possible link between tick-based red meat allergy and heart disease
UVa study sees possible link between tick-based red meat allergy and heart diseaseCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Around 2000, Alun Ward realized his face would swell after eating red meat or foods cooked in beef oil. Gradually, he realized that milk products, certain pills and lanolin dryer sheets caused swelling and hives, as well, but it ...read more
Source: The Press of Atlantic City
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:52:00 GMT
Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart disease
Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart diseaseResearchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat -- a sensitivity spread by tick bites -- with a buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart. This buildup may increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke. The bite of the lone star ...read more
Source: Science Daily
Published on Sat, 16 Jun 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Gene editing technology may improve accuracy of predicting individuals' heart disease risk
Gene editing technology may improve accuracy of predicting individuals' heart disease riskScientists may now be able to predict whether carrying a specific genetic variant increases a person's risk for disease using gene editing and stem cell technologies, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:07:00 GMT
Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk
Gene editing technology predicts heart disease riskScientists may now be able to use gene editing and stem cell technologies to predict whether carrying a specific gene variant increases a person’s risk of heart disease, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association's journal ...read more
Source: News Medical
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:06:00 GMT