News tagged with heart complications
Men tend to store fat in the abdominal area, but don't usually have much in the way of hips or thighs. Women, on the other hand, are more often pear-shaped—storing more fat on their hips and thighs than in the belly. Why ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (14) | 3 |
Excess nutrients, such as fat and sugar, don't just pack on the pounds but can push some cells in the body over the brink. Unable to tolerate this "toxic" environment, these cells commit suicide.
Medical research Jul 05, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Federal health regulators are warning doctors not to prescribe high doses of the antidepressant Celexa, because of the risk of fatal heart complications.
Medications Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
For years doctors have warned that too much salt is bad for your heart. Now a new McMaster University study suggests that both high and low levels of salt intake may put people with heart disease or diabetes at increased ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—Patients with diabetes who were treated with the popular oral medication metformin face a lower risk of heart attack, stroke or death than those taking sulfonylureas, another common option, ...
Diabetes Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
When taken with higher doses of aspirin (more than 300 milligrams), the experimental antiplatelet drug ticagrelor was associated with worse outcomes than the standard drug, clopidogrel, but the opposite was true with lower ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study of complication rates following prostate biopsy among Medicare beneficiaries, Johns Hopkins researchers have found a significant rise in serious complications requiring hospitalization. The researchers found that ...
Cancer Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you develop pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders or diabetes, you may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Kidney failure affects 25 million individuals in the U.S. and many more throughout the world. Loss of kidney function means the majority of these patients must undergo dialysis treatments to remove excess fluids and waste ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, is the primary cause of heart disease. It is caused by calcium accumulation in the blood vessels, which leads to arteries becoming narrow and stiff, obstructing blood flow and ...
Cardiology Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0