News tagged with chronic heart disease
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mental illnesses -- led by anxiety disorders and depression -- now affect one-quarter of the US population according to new research. In Europe a similar proportion -- about 27 percent ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
The ability to anticipate future events allows us to plan and exert control over our lives, but it may also contribute to stress-related increased risk for the diseases of aging, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A well-conducted experimental study in mice has provided potentially important new insights into the association of the intake of resveratrol and like compounds with health benefits. Resveratrol is a constituent of red wine ...
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Two studies this week raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Should anyone be taking them? Which ones are most risky? And if you do take them, how can you pick ...
Health Oct 13, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
The debate about the dangers of eating too much salt has gained a new wrinkle: A federal study suggests that the people most at risk are those who also get too little potassium.
Health Jul 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Children raised in poverty often grow up to have poor health in adulthood, from frequent colds to heart disease. But there's one thing that might buffer them from that fate: a good mom.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Patients with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illness struggle not only with complications inherent to their disease, they also experience an involuntary loss of weight and muscle mass triggered by ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Micah True, legendary ultra-marathoner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run March 27, 2012. The mythic Caballo Blanco in the best-selling book, Born to Run, True would run as far as 100 miles in a day. On ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A research study led by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, in collaboration with a global consortium, has identified genetic markers that influence a protein involved ...
Genetics Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Depression may inhibit the anti-inflammatory effects typically associated with physical activity and light-to-moderate alcohol consumption, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Florida and Metagenics Inc. today announced that a program consisting of a breakthrough medical food combined with a low-glycemic, Mediterranean-style diet is almost twice as effective as ...
Health May 19, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (4) | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- Painkillers such as ibuprofen, naxopren and celecoxib provide needed relief for many patients who have chronic pain. But an ongoing source of contention is whether those drugs and others in their class ...
Medications Jul 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
For all the ills that result from bad parenting, new evidence from an epidemiological study of thousands of people suggests coronary heart disease (CHD) might be added to that list.
Health Aug 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new risk prediction tool can identify patients at high risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism) who might need preventative treatment, says a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0