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For people with diabetes, meeting the recommended guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol is even more important than meeting the guidelines for blood sugar control in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke, according ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Regular aspirin use appears to be associated with an increased risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is a leading cause of blindness in older people, and it appears to be independent of a history ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Women who have migraines with aura, which are often visual disturbances such as flashing lights, may be more likely to have problems with their heart and blood vessels, and those on newer contraceptives may be at higher risk ...
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may help women reduce their risk of a heart attack by as much as one-third, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drugmaker Merck says it is suspending its sale of the cholesterol drug Tredaptive and is telling doctors to quit prescribing the medicine.
Medications Jan 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Poor eating and exercise habits could be the game-changer in the fight against heart disease and stroke deaths, according to the American Heart Association's "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update 2013," published in ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the United Kingdom has found that primary angioplasty does increase the survival rate of heart attack patients. The Imperial College London researchers said recent studies examining the ...
Cardiology Nov 30, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—News reports broke this week that since 2003, three Canadian teens have died from drinking energy drinks, and 35 others have suffered series side effects like amnesia and irregular heartbeat. ...
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Recent studies questioning the role of specialist heart attack centres produced misleading results because doctors tend to send the sickest patients to have the best care, according to new research.
Cardiology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study finds that women who have had one or more miscarriages are at increased risk for hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), which can lead to problems such as heart attack and ...
Cardiology Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults 18-24 years old with high blood pressure were 28 percent less likely to be diagnosed during doctor visits than those 60 and older, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you look old, your heart may feel old, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0