Weight lifting is good for your heart and it doesn't take much

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield ...


High variability in metabolic measures may up mortality

(HealthDay)—High variability in metabolic parameters is associated with increased risk for mortality and cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Oct. 1 in Circulation.


Associating frailty to cardiovascular disease and mortality

Frailty is common in elderly people with cardiovascular disease and goes along with elevated mortality. However, no consensus exists on the definition of frailty. Many scores have been developed to assess frailty and to make ...


LDL-C still high in autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia

(HealthDay)—For patients with autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia (ARH), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels remain high despite intensive treatment, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue ...


Insulin dose not tied to cardiovascular outcomes

(HealthDay)—Cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes are not explained by insulin resistance, according to research published online Sept. 12 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.

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