News tagged with risk of cardiovascular disease

Cocoa compounds may reduce blood pressure

Compounds in cocoa may help to reduce blood pressure, according to a new systematic review in The Cochrane Library. The researchers reviewed evidence from short-term trials in which participants were given dark chocolate or coc ...

Aug 14, 2012
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Estrogen and cardiovascular risk in menopausal women

Women are less prone to cardiovascular disease then men; but this difference between the sexes becomes less marked after the menopause. This observation is behind a great deal of received wisdom, where oestrogen is assumed ...

Jun 11, 2012
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NAFLD independently linked to cardiovascular disease

(HealthDay) -- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is independently associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but it is not associated with a statistically significantly increased ...

Jun 07, 2012
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