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Isolated Greek villages reveal genetic secrets that protect against heart disease
Isolated Greek villages reveal genetic secrets that protect against heart diseaseA genetic variant that protects the heart against cardiovascular disease has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators. Reported today in Nature Communications, the cardioprotective variant was found in ...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 02:00:00 GMT
Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart Disease
Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart DiseaseFor people who are at risk for heart disease and diabetes, getting enough sleep may be especially important: Snoozing for less than 6 hours per night may increase their risk of premature death, a new study finds. People in the study who had a high body ...read more
Source: Live Science
Published on Thu, 25 May 2017 09:09:00 GMT
Genetic quirk in people from isolated Greek village is found to protect them against deadly heart disease - and it provides hope for future treatments
Genetic quirk in people from isolated Greek village is found to protect them against deadly heart disease - and it provides hope for future treatmentsPeople living in isolated Greek mountains villages live long and healthy lives thanks to a unique gene that protects them against heart disease, scientists have discovered. Researchers studied the villagers in an area of northern Crete because they had low ...read more
Source: Daily Mail
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 05:59:00 GMT
Getting enough sleep is important for those at risk of heart disease
Getting enough sleep is important for those at risk of heart diseasePrevious studies have shown how important sleep is to all consumers’ health, but now researchers are saying it is especially important if you have risk factors for heart disease. Researchers working with the American Heart Association recently found that ...read more
Source: Consumer Affairs
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 05:50:00 GMT
Heart Disease in Children…Yes, it happens! And Parents Need to Know About It
Heart Disease in Children…Yes, it happens! And Parents Need to Know About ItBALTIMORE — As a pediatric cardiologist, I diagnose and treat children with heart conditions. I also assist families and children with implementing strategies to help prevent the onset of heart-related disease. Parents, family members and children are ...read more
Source: Baltimore Times
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 03:21:00 GMT
Ex-Haiti President's Autopsy Shows Leader Died of Heart Disease
Ex-Haiti President's Autopsy Shows Leader Died of Heart DiseasePORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The eagerly anticipated results of an autopsy of former Haitian President Rene Preval showed the leader died last month after a heart irregularity cut off his ability to breathe, officials said on Wednesday. The 74-year-old ...read more
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published on Wed, 24 May 2017 16:10:00 GMT
Boy, 7, With Congenital Heart Disease Becomes First Person on Saturn, Thanks to Virtual Reality
Boy, 7, With Congenital Heart Disease Becomes First Person on Saturn, Thanks to Virtual RealityA 7-year-old with congenital heart disease became the first person to visit Saturn, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and a little virtual reality magic. Read: Cystic Fibrosis Sufferer, 9, Becomes 'Iron Boy' for a Day, Gets Support From Robert Downey Jr ...read more
Source: insideedition.com
Published on Thu, 25 May 2017 18:40:00 GMT
Enough Sleep Important For People At Risk Of Heart Disease: How Much Sleep Do We Need Daily?
Enough Sleep Important For People At Risk Of Heart Disease: How Much Sleep Do We Need Daily?Sleep is definitely a luxury, especially for busy working adults, that some fitness centers have even begun offering nap classes in order to improve its patrons' well-being. As part of the program, the center also removes external factors that interfere ...read more
Source: Tech Times
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 04:23:00 GMT
Fashion show celebrates survivors of heart disease, stroke
Fashion show celebrates survivors of heart disease, strokeFashion show celebrates survivors of heart disease, stroke Ronnie Platt blows a kiss to his wife and daughter as models during a fashion show celebrating heart disease and stroke survivors during the Northeast Louisiana Go Red For Women Luncheon at the ...read more
Source: News-Star
Published on Thu, 25 May 2017 14:24:00 GMT
Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease
Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart DiseaseMONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many more American women with heart disease are choosing to have babies, a new study finds. Researchers looked at more than 81,000 women with heart disease from 2003 to 2012. They found that the proportion who had ...read more
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 23:50:00 GMT