News tagged with cardiovascular health
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Binkies, corks, soothers. Whatever you call pacifiers, conventional wisdom holds that giving them to newborns can interfere with breastfeeding.
Pediatrics Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Many American workers get fewer than six hours of sleep each night, putting themselves and their co-workers at risk for serious and sometimes deadly consequences, federal health officials said ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism with the medication levothyroxine appears to be related to fewer ischemic heart disease events in younger patients but this finding was not evident in older patients, according to a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Men are twice as likely as women to have complications after brain or spinal surgery, and also spend more time in the hospital after the operation, a new study finds.
Surgery Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. The report, ...
Cardiology Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
If your brother or sister had a stroke, you may be at least 60 percent more likely to have one too, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In most people, high blood levels of the fat known as triglycerides are an early warning sign of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, but in people of African descent these dangerous health conditions may ...
Sleep apnea Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who are diagnosed with cancer have a markedly increased risk of suicide and cardiovascular death during the period immediately after being given the diagnosis. This has been shown in a new study ...
Cancer Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exercise which can achieve both cardiovascular function and muscle strength "would be a preferred mode of training for older persons", say investigators
Cardiology Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Although cancer recurrence may be the overriding fear for many survivors, nearly half of survivors from a recently presented study died from other conditions.
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standing up more often may reduce your chances of dying within three years, even if you are already physically active, a study of more than 200,000 people published in Archives of Internal Medicine today shows.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Sixth-graders taking part in a 10-week program that included interactive lessons to get heart smart coupled with healthier food and beverage options in the cafeteria and vending machines had marked reductions across all cardiovascular ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Getting too little sleep or even too much appears to spell trouble for the heart. New data reveal that adults who get less than six hours of sleep a night are at significantly greater risk of stroke, heart attack ...
Sleep apnea Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), a state's level of wealth or poverty is linked with levels of cardiovascular inflammation in women. Cardiovascular inflammation is a key risk factor for heart ...
Cardiology Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1