News tagged with cardiovascular risk factors
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A federally funded study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center has found that children with mild to moderate kidney disease have abnormally thick neck arteries, a condition known as carotid atherosclerosis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who go into early menopause are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and stroke, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.
Cardiology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obesity is a major contributor to heart disease that substantially hinders the disease's proper diagnosis and treatment, says a cardiologist researching the impact of obesity and weight loss on the heart.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite Brazil's successful prevention campaigns which have contributed to a reduction in risk factors such as smoking, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the first cause of death in the country, at 32%. Tobacco consumption ...
Cardiology Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital are one step closer to understanding why plaque bursts in coronary arteries and causes heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood and are associated with cardiovascular risk. ...
Other Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men with high risk for heart disease had lower blood pressure after drinking non-alcoholic red wine every day for four weeks, according to a new study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation Research.
Cardiology Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
After years of having it drilled into their heads, most people now know that LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is the "bad" cholesterol package that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, and HDL (high-density ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A sub-study of the Outcome Reduction with an Initial Glargine Intervention (ORIGIN) trial, designed to investigate the effect of insulin glargine and omega-3 fatty acids on atherosclerosis progression, has found that, compared ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- People with a parent or sibling who died young from heart disease have a much higher risk of developing early heart disease themselves, a new Danish study indicates.
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A research team from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, and University of Cambridge has for the first time established a link between high levels of urinary Bisphenol-A (BPA) and ...
Cardiology Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The benefits of taking statins to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease outweigh the increased risk of developing diabetes experienced by some patients who take these cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to an Article ...
Diabetes Aug 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Asymptomatic patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) have significantly more epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) than those without CAD, with an average EAT thickness of 2.4 mm or higher predictive ...
Cardiology Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- About 47 percent of American adults have at least one risk factor for heart disease, according to a new report released Friday.
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |