News tagged with cardiovascular medicine
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The life expectancy of a person born in Japan is among the highest in the world (82.9 years) yet tobacco smoking and high blood pressure are still the major risk factors for death among adults in Japan, emphasizing the need ...
Addiction Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Aspirin works as well as Plavix in patients with blocked leg arteries, a new European study finds.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Boosting levels of the simple compound fumarate in mice significantly reduces damage from a heart attack, an Oxford University-led study has shown.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Developing effective stem cell therapies for heart disease will hinge on collaboration between multiple specialties
Opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration have never been more important if the development of effective regenerative therapies for heart disease is to be realised, according to the first paper in this week's Lancet Series ...
Other Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Drugs for type 2 diabetes can contribute to weight gain, bone fractures and cardiovascular problems, but in mice, an investigational drug appears to improve insulin sensitivity without those troublesome side ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Higher levels of physical activity were related to lower risk of death in patients with diabetes, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Diabetes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—New research suggests that surgical procedures, not stress, may lead to the spike in heart-related deaths known to occur in the weeks after a cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A clinical trial found that the use of a next generation, micronet, mesh-covered stent demonstrated improved restoration of blood flow to heart tissue, compared to the use of either bare-metal or drug-eluting stents in heart ...
Cardiology Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New studies support limiting daily sodium consumption to less than 1,500 milligrams, according to a new American Heart Association presidential advisory.
Cardiology Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Many people in the U.S. do not walk, bike or engage in other forms of active transportation, missing an important opportunity to improve their cardiovascular health, concludes a new study in the American Jo ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans meet more heart-healthy goals than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a new study.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Individuals who do not obtain recommended intake levels of calcium through dietary sources can safely utilize calcium supplements to achieve optimal bone health, an expert panel concludes. These findings appear in the November ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Increasing severity of erectile dysfunction is a marker for increasing risk of cardiovascular disease and death
A large study published in PLOS Medicine on January 29, 2013, shows that the risk of future cardiovascular disease and death increased with severity of erectile dysfunction in men both with and without a history of cardio ...
Cardiology Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A treatment that removes heavy metals from the body has long been touted as an alternative therapy to combat hardening arteries. Now a 10-year, $31 million clinical trial has found that chelation therapy does help heart attack ...
Cardiology Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0