Maintaining good cardiovascular health — as the American Heart Association define it — over an extended period helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in the future. New research gives important clues on how to protect heart health. This is the main takeaway of a study which now appears in
Researchers have recently investigated the potential benefits of tomato juice on cardiovascular risk. Although the team reported reductions in blood pressure and cholesterol levels, the results are not entirely convincing. Can tomato juice protect against cardiovascular disease? Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for the most deaths in the United States. People can modify
Eating a cup of blueberries a day decreases risk of heart disease by up to 15%, even among those already at risk, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. These findings add to those from several previous studies showing both heart and brain-health benefits from eating blueberries, along with a
Use of low dose blood thinner could effectively bring down the heart failure risks, found a new study. The study published in JAMA Cardiology revealed that using blood thinners in patients with worsening heart failure, coronary artery disease or irregular heart rhythms was associated with a 17 per cent reduced
A meta-analysis of trials comparing the health effects of red meat consumption with those of other diets found that substituting healthful plant protein for red meat helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating plant proteins, such as tofu, may benefit cardiovascular health. Many studies throughout the years have linked
C. Noel Bairey Merz PHILADELPHIA — Though CDC data indicate heart disease is the number one cause of death among all U.S. adults, women with CVD do not get as much attention or treatment as men with this condition, according to a presentation at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting.
The team at the University of Iceland and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, looked at a large population from Sweden including 136,637 patients in the Swedish National Patient Register. These participants were suffering from stress related disorders including acute reaction to stress, problems with adjustment, stress reactions and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
THE death toll from heart disease is likely to fall after the federal budget funded three key initiatives — a $20 million anti-smoking campaign, updated heart disease risk guidelines and post heart attack support. The measures are the latest victory for the #ShowSomeTicker campaign run in partnership between the Heart
Tobacco smoking adults that use electronic cigarettes have a significantly higher chance of myocardial infarction (a heart attack), as well as coronary heart disease and depression, according to the largest-ever study conducted on the public health effects of what many people refer to as vaping. The research study findings, published in
A study conducted by a group of researchers at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine has said that adults suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who experience daytime drowsiness are at greater risk of developing heart diseases, than OSA patients who don’t have the aforementioned symptom. Sleep apnea is