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Heart attack survivors who live about 100 meters (328 feet) or less from a major U.S. roadway face increased risk of death from all causes, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Cardiology May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Clogging of pipes leading to the heart is the planet's number one killer. Surgeons can act as medical plumbers to repair some blockages, but we don't fully understand how this living organ deteriorates or ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists can already see damage in the eyes of children who have been drinking fizzy drinks and eating too many carbohydrates.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New strategies injecting cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients with vaccines and monoclonal antibodies to combat atherosclerosis could soon change the treatment landscape of heart disease. Both approaches, Professor Jan Nilsson ...
Cardiology Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have, for the first time ever, made a connection between tiny genetic molecules called microRNAs and the imminent threat of a heart attack, according to a new ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Surrey have found a protein inside blood vessels with an ability to protect the body from substances which cause cardiovascular disease.
Cardiology Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have found a genetic variation predisposing children to six-times greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Atrial Fibrillation patients who are prescribed the powerful blood thinner warfarin often take it with vitamins or supplements that can hamper its effectiveness, or skip doses completely, increasing their risk for stroke, ...
Cardiology Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that higher natural levels of testosterone in elderly men may reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiology Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Newly discovered subtle markers of heart damage hidden in plain sight among hours of EKG recordings could help doctors identify which heart attack patients are at high risk of dying soon.
Cardiology Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a new drug target that may treat and/or prevent heart failure. The team evaluated failing human and pig hearts and discovered that SUMO1, a so-called "chaperone" ...
Cardiology Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stem cell therapies promise to regenerate the infarcted heart through the replacement of dead cardiac cells and stimulation of the growth of new vessels. New research has found the transplantation of stem cells that reside ...
Cardiology Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered how gene regulation can make hearts beat out of sync, offering new hope for the millions who suffer from a potentially fatal heart condition.
Medical research Aug 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A one-dose method for delivering gene therapy into an arterial wall effectively protects the artery from developing atherosclerosis despite ongoing high blood cholesterol. The promising results, published July 19 in the journal ...
Medical research Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |