Cardiology

Hot flashes could signal increased risk of heart disease

Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause, have already been shown to interfere with a woman's overall quality of life. A new study shows that, particularly for younger midlife women (age 40-53 years), frequent ...

Cardiology

Listening to favorite music improves endothelial function in CAD

Listening to favorite music improves endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2013 today by professor Marina Deljanin Ilic from Serbia. Music and exercise ...

Cardiology

Short-term smoking cessation reverses endothelial damage

Eight weeks of smoking cessation reverses the endothelial damage caused by smoking, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr. Yasuaki Dohi from Japan. Serotonin remained elevated, suggesting eight weeks ...

Diabetes

Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is linked to arterial stiffness

(HealthDay)—Cardiac autonomic dysfunction as measured by lower heart rate variability (HRV) is associated with increases in both central and vascular vascular stiffness among youths with type 1 diabetes regardless of underlying ...

Diabetes

Enzymes may point toward better therapies for prediabetes

Two enzymes that are elevated in prediabetes could hold clues to helping the 79 million Americans with the condition avoid serious vascular complications and maybe even identify those most at risk for full-blown diabetes, ...

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