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Energy drinks may increase blood pressure and disturb your heart's natural rhythm, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Food and environment can chemically alter your gene function and scientists have identified a gene that is consistently altered in obesity.
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When it comes to healing the terrible wounds of war, success may hinge on the first blood clot – the one that begins forming on the battlefield right after an injury.
Medical research Feb 15, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Eating cocoa flavanols daily may improve mild cognitive impairment, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Heart disease patients who have anxiety have twice the risk of dying from any cause compared to those without anxiety, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease compared with African-Americans who lack the variant. The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer's ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Findings from a recent American Heart Association/American Stroke Association survey noted the increased awareness in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation and the correlation between this condition ...
Cardiology Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Clopidogrel therapy following a heart attack does less to reduce the risk of death in patients with diabetes than in those without diabetes, according to a study published in the Sept. 5 issue ...
Diabetes Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Take-home CPR kit offers efficient, effective training for families of children with serious health conditions
(Medical Xpress)—Many children with chronic disease or serious health conditions are at risk of cardiac arrest. Teaching their parents to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation can save kids' lives and prevent ...
Other Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who received an implantable heart defibrillator in everyday practice had survival benefits on par with those who received the same devices in carefully controlled clinical trials, according to a new study that highlights ...
Cardiology Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
For people with diabetes, meeting the recommended guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol is even more important than meeting the guidelines for blood sugar control in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke, according ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS-SOL)—which will be presented at the American Heart Association Annual Meeting in Los Angeles on Nov. 5 and published in the Nov. 7 issue of the Journal of the American Me ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Your risk of dying from a heart attack may increase after your adult sibling dies, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For many people with high cholesterol, statins serve as the first line of treatment. However, some patients are unable to effectively reduce their low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) or "bad cholesterol" ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The most widely used models for predicting heart failure rely on a complex combination of lifestyle, demographic, and cardiovascular risk factor information.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0