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Heart disease may only be a matter of time for those with healthy obesity
Heart disease may only be a matter of time for those with healthy obesityPeople who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don't have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. In a study published in the May issue of the ...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:40:00 GMT
To Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Keep Moving
To Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Keep MovingDoes heart disease run in your family? You could most likely slash your risk of developing or dying from heart disease if you are physically fit. Being strong helps too. Those are the findings of the largest study to date of the associations between ...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:07:00 GMT
Chinese Doctor Spends Three Months in Jail for Saying Leopard Bone-Infused Medicinal Wine Doesn’t Cure Heart Disease
Chinese Doctor Spends Three Months in Jail for Saying Leopard Bone-Infused Medicinal Wine Doesn’t Cure Heart DiseaseA young Chinese doctor was recently set free after spending three month in jail for claiming that a certain brand of medicinal wine was toxic and couldn’t cure heart disease and arthritis, as the manufacturer claimed. It all started last December, when ...read more
Source: Oddity Central
Published on Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:10:00 GMT
Researchers ID protein that can be activated to treat heart disease
Researchers ID protein that can be activated to treat heart diseaseApril 20 (UPI) --Scientists at a private research institute have identified a protein in blood vessels that potentially can be activated by drugs to treat heart disease. The protein, called GPR68, senses blood flow and can dilate small blood vessels called ...read more
Source: Upi.com
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:18:00 GMT
Intervention may speed transition to adult congenital heart disease care
Intervention may speed transition to adult congenital heart disease careAdolescents with congenital heart disease who received a nurse-led intervention were less likely to have a delay in adult care and had improved knowledge of their condition and self-management skills compared with those who received usual care, according ...read more
Source: Healio
Published on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:03:00 GMT
AHA Issues New Guidance for Treating Cardiac Arrest in Kids with Heart Disease
AHA Issues New Guidance for Treating Cardiac Arrest in Kids with Heart DiseaseSaving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Cardiac arrest in the hospital is 10 times more ...read more
Source: EMS World
Published on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:47:00 GMT
States where you’re more likely to have heart disease: See where your state ranks
States where you’re more likely to have heart disease: See where your state ranksLive in New Mexico? You are more likely to be affected by heart disease. New Mexico and the Southeastern part of the United States rose to the top of the list of states that have more people living with heart disease than any other part of the country ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Thu, 12 Apr 2018 21:59:00 GMT
Can You Miss the Signs of Heart Disease or a Heart Attack?
Can You Miss the Signs of Heart Disease or a Heart Attack?Q. What are symptoms of heart disease? Can you tell if you have heart disease without having tests done? A. The classic warning signs of heart disease and heart attacks are chest pain, often described as a feeling of pressure or a tight band around the ...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:01:00 GMT
Nutraceuticals could play an important role in preventing heart disease
Nutraceuticals could play an important role in preventing heart diseaseOlder adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see age-related vascular changes reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research.read more
Source: News Medical
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:53:00 GMT
Targeting heart disease by focusing on a protein that dilates blood vessels
Targeting heart disease by focusing on a protein that dilates blood vesselsCardiologists often use a test called flow-mediated dilation (FMD) to detect abnormalities in blood flow that can be an early warning sign of diseases such as hypertension and atherosclerosis. But identifying the molecules in the body that are responsible ...read more
Source: FierceBiotech
Published on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:30:00 GMT