News tagged with risk of heart disease
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Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio have identified four genes in baboons that influence levels of "bad" cholesterol. This discovery could lead to the development of new drugs to reduce the ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new predictive tool to help GPs identify and treat patients at risk of stroke.
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Consumption of whole walnuts or their extracted oil can reduce cardiovascular risk through a mechanism other than simply lowering cholesterol, according to a team of Penn State, Tufts University ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke – and even prolong life, a study suggests.
Health May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Patients with increasing accumulations of coronary artery calcium were more than six times more likely to suffer from a heart attack or die from heart disease than patients who didn't have increasing accumulations, according ...
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many of the genes regulating the inflammation and immune response of the body are also associated with low HDL-cholesterol levels in the circulation, tells the recent study conducted at the University of ...
Cardiology Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: ...
Health May 17, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 4
(HealthDay)—For U.S. adults with diabetes there has been an improvement in achievement of targets from 1999 to 2010, but many still do not meet the recommended goals, according to research published in ...
Diabetes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Can a simple diagnostic test used to measure a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks? And can that knowledge help doctors reroute their patients away from coronary heart disease?
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women feel better and did not seem to raise ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Is it possible that liposuction or other fat removal procedures are beneficial for treating obesity and reducing the risk of cancer?
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Helsinki in Finland have shown that the "switches" that regulate the expression of genes play a major role in the development of cancer. In a study, published ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that higher natural levels of testosterone in elderly men may reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiology Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1