cardiac events

Stress could tell harder on women’s hearts


April 25th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Emotional upheaval is more likely to impose a heavier burden on women's hearts than men's, says a study.These findings show that coronary (heart related) blood flow ... Read more...

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Low vitamin C levels elevates heart failure risk


November 14th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 14 (IANS) Patients with low count of vitamin C are 2.4 times more likely to have higher levels of hsCRP, a protein that risks inflammation and heart disease, ... Read more...

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Severe psoriasis associated with major adverse cardiac events


April 5th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has revealed an increased incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients with severe psoriasis.Psoriasis is ... Read more...

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4 hours of TV a day ‘raises heart risk’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from ... Read more...

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Just one puff of cigarette is enough to trigger a heart attack!


December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Think a single puff won't harm you? Well, you may be wrong, as smoking even one cigarette is sufficient to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, ... Read more...

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Obese kids show signs of middle-aged heart disease


October 27th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Obese children are showing signs of heart disease that doctors only expect to see in middle-aged adults.A study of overweight youngsters found that their blood vessels had stiffness ... Read more...

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13-year-olds showing signs of middle-aged obesity


October 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A study has revealed that blood vessels of obese children have stiffness normally seen in much older adults with cardiovascular disease.The mean age of the children in Dr. ... Read more...

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Particulate air pollution bad for heart health


May 20th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Penn State College of Medicine researchers say that breathing polluted air increases stress on the heart's regulation capacity, up to six hours after inhalation of combustion-related small particles ... Read more...

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Transcendental Meditation helps in depression


April 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique may be an effective way to ease the symptoms of depression, according to two new studies. The studies, conducted at Charles Drew University in ... Read more...

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Spending even two hours in traffic can cause heart problems


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Spending even two hours in traffic can prove dangerous, as inhalation of ultrafine particulate found in fossil-fuel combustion can change heart rhythm, risking the chances of serious cardiac ... Read more...

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Home is where heart health is


January 20th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that there is little difference between the outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation in a hospital setting and in the home, with some positive ... Read more...

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Pre-surgery stress tests not necessary


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Physicians should desist from ordering stress tests and prescribing beta blockers to patients before non-cardiac surgeries, says a new study. Since such pre-operative tests and medications do not ... Read more...

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Statins ‘cut healthy women’s heart attack risk’


November 18th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI) Healthy women who take statins have decreased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, according to a study in America.The finding could pressurise family doctors to prescribe ... Read more...

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Protein ‘predicts heart attack, early death, but not stroke’


October 20th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Higher levels of a protein called C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker for inflammation in the blood, may increase a person's of heart attack and death but not stroke, ... Read more...

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Calcium scans can help predict heart attack risk


October 1st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has found that coronary artery calcium scans can prove to be an effective screening tool for patients with silent heart disease who are at risk ... Read more...

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Coronary imaging helps track plaques that trigger heart attacks


September 25th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) It may now be possible to image plaques that are most likely to cause sudden, unexpected adverse cardiac events, based on results from a broad-based trial. The trial, ... Read more...

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Imaging techniques can identify plaques likely to cause heart attacks


September 25th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Imaging techniques can help identify the types of vulnerable plaque that are most likely to cause adverse cardiac events before they occur, say researchers.This finding comes from a ... Read more...

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It’s official: fish oil is human heart’s best friend


August 4th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids from fish not only help keep cardiovascular diseases at bay in healthy folks, but also reduce the incidence of cardiac events and mortality in patients ... Read more...

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High calcium level in arteries ’signals heart attack risk’


July 29th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): High calcium level in arteries may signal serious risk of heart attack, according to a new study.The study, published in the online edition of Radiology, claims that scientists ... Read more...

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Being depressed could break your heart, literally


March 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events, including sudden cardiac death (SCD) and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD), says a new ... Read more...

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Severe depression can trigger heart attacks in women


March 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Severe depression among relatively healthy women can trigger heart attacks, often with a fatal outcome, according to a new study. "It's important for women with depression to be aware ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives thought safe can carry long-term risks


January 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Although 80 percent women in the US have used oral contraceptives at one time or another since the sixties, these could carry unknown long-term risks. More so when ... Read more...

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Embolic neuroprotection system reduces risk of cardiac events


October 19th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): An Indian origin researcher has found that a embolic neuroprotection system, called FiberNet Embolic Protection System, can effectively reduce the risk of strokes and cardiac events.Patients who ... Read more...

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‘Healthy’ individuals at heart disease risk too


September 8th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) How much fat a person has is not as important as where it is located, in assessing risk for cardiovascular events and metabolic disease, according to a new ... Read more...

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Lowering cholesterol levels early in life can cut heart disease risk


August 5th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Lowering cholesterol levels as early as childhood can help reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease, says a team of researchers at the University of California, San ... Read more...

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Lower cholesterol early for a long life


August 5th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) The best approach to reducing incidence of coronary heart disease, which kills millions every year, is by lowering cholesterol early on, according to University of California researchers. Pioneering ... Read more...

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Calcified plaques in arteries tied to heart attacks


May 27th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Screening calcified plaque in coronary arteries is likely to be a better way of predicting heart attacks, according to a new study. "Now we know the location of ... Read more...

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Coronary calcium distribution may determine heart attack risk


May 27th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A new study suggests that calcium distribution in coronary arteries can help in determining a persons risk of having a heart attack.The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction? Heart attack may follow


May 20th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Much more than good sex might be at stake for those suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) - it could presage a future heart problem and even death, warns ... Read more...

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Microwave therapy for enlarged prostate leads to blood pressure surges


April 9th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk ... Read more...

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HDL-associated protein linked to heart disease risk


March 19th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study has found a link between the gene for the HDL-associated protein paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and adverse cardiac events such as coronary artery disease.Researcher Stanley ... Read more...

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First clinical trial data of fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent published


March 14th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): The results of the worlds first clinical trial on a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent show that 30 patients treated with it had a low rate of ... Read more...

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Common genetic defect raises smokers risk of early heart attack


February 14th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 14 (ANI): A new study has unearthed evidence that a common genetic defect significantly increases a smokers risk of an early heart attack.Dr. Arthur Moss, director of the Heart Research ... Read more...

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New test to predict heart disease risk for arthritis patients devised


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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