News tagged with cardiovascular risk

Rising body mass index increases heart risk

Research at the Australian National University has found increased body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of heart disease – regardless of exercise level, smoking status and whether or not someone has diabetes.

Oct 24, 2013
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Stroke rates have fallen, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—The number of people suffering a stroke has steadily declined by forty per cent over the last 16 years, according to a major study by researchers at King's College London.

Oct 15, 2013
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New model better predicts risk of post-PCI bleeding

(HealthDay)—A new definition of post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) bleeding and a new predictive risk model can better identify patients at risk for bleeding complications, according to a study ...

Sep 21, 2013
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