cardiovascular disease risk

Healthy lifestyle lowers mid-age cardiac risk


March 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from your 20s into your 40s may spell lower cardiovascular risk in mid-age, says a new study. "The problem is few adults ... Read more...

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Increased intake of added sugars linked to weight gain: Study


March 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Increased consumption of added sugars could make you gain extra pounds, according to a study that followed Minnesota residents for 27 years.Researchers at the University of Minnesota used ... Read more...

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A daily dose of safflower oil may help reduce heart disease risk


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, each day for 16 weeks may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new research.In the ... Read more...

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Being apple ‘no worse for health’ than being a pear


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Being an "apple" shape is no less healthy than being a "pear," says a new study that upsets the popular belief. Studies found that being an ... Read more...

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Study says that Mediterranean diet fights heart disease


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted the benefits offered by Mediterranean diet. It has been known for a very long time that Mediterranean diet is heart healthy.The recent ... Read more...

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Men in noisy jobs likelier to suffer hearing problems, heart diseases


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that being male and having a noisy job could increase the risk of hearing impairment and cardiovascular diseases in middle-aged adults."The severity of ... Read more...

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Air filters linked to improved cardiovascular health


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that using inexpensive air filters may help reduce cardiovascular disease risk that results from exposure to air pollution.Researchers from Canada, who studied healthy adults living ... Read more...

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Gorging on fat may not be all that bad


January 7th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Gorging on blobs of fat like butter and cheese might not be all that harmful, according to scientists. The latest studies have shown that the evidence between saturated ... Read more...

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Baby fat can be a harbinger of serious disease later on


November 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Being overweight as a child is a strong predictor of diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk in early adulthood, says a new article.Authors Megan Moriarty-Kelsey and Stephen Daniels, Department ... Read more...

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Cholesterol deposits on eyelids ‘predicts higher risk of heart attack’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Cholesterol deposits on eyelids-xanthelasmata-are a warning for heart attack, artery disease and early death, reveals a Danish study.As half of the people with the deposits have normal blood ... Read more...

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Not smoking increases levels of good cholesterol


November 15th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that smoking cessation increases levels of HDL (high density lipoprotein), a good type of cholesterol - despite the weight gain commonly associated with quitting.Those who ... Read more...

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Meta-analysis shows folic acid supplements not beneficial for heart


October 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new meta-analysis has shown that the use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular events, cancer or death over ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention program cuts risk of type 2 diabetes


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): Four-year results of the Look AHEAD study have shown that an intensive lifestyle intervention program designed to achieve and maintain weight loss improves diabetes control and cardiovascular disease ... Read more...

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Saturated fat not as bad as previously thought


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): If you think saturated fat is responsible for cardiovascular disease (CVD), you need a reality check-new evidence has shown that saturated fat intake has a very limited impact ... Read more...

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Pine-bark extract offers no heart benefit: Study


September 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that use of pine bark doesn't have any positive effect on the heart as previously thought.The study has indicated that use of pine ... Read more...

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Excess weight in pregnancy gateway to heart risks in child


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered evidence to show that piling on too much weight in pregnancy may lead to future heart risks in the child. New research at the University of ... Read more...

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Fingertip temperature could reveal cardiovascular disease risk


May 6th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The temperature of your fingertip could reveal the risk of cardiovascular disease, say researchers at the University of Houston.VENDYS, a device mechanical engineering professors Stanley Kleis and Ralph ... Read more...

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Processed foods, beverages bad for heart


April 21st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Added sugars in processed foods and beverages may increase risk for heart disease factors, says a new study. The study analysed US government nutritional data and blood lipid levels ... Read more...

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Sugary diets linked to heart disease risk


April 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Diets high in added sugars increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, says a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers at Emory University analyzed U.S. government nutritional data and ... Read more...

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Fat rich breakfast might be healthy


March 31st, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) The age-old maxim "Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" may be the best advice to follow to prevent metabolic syndrome, ... Read more...

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Bits of molecular “trash” in blood may be good indicators of heart disease


February 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists at the Duke University Medical Center believe tiny molecules in blood may tell a big story about cardiovascular disease risk.The study analyzed metabolites, the molecular debris left ... Read more...

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Lower IQ associated with higher rates of cardiovascular disease


February 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): IQ is among the strongest predictors of cardiovascular disease and is second only to cigarette smoking in large population study, a new research has found.The study, funded by ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity increases heart disease risk later in life


January 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Obesity alone can increase the risk of future heart disease and stroke in kids, as young as seven years of age, according to a new study.The study said ... Read more...

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Too much TV leads to early death


January 12th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Here's a news flash for couch potatoes everywhere: every hour of television watched per day is linked to an increased risk of early death from cardiovascular disease.Published in ... Read more...

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High salt intake linked to stroke, cardiovascular disease risk


November 25th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A collaborative study has shown that high salt intake is linked to significantly greater risk of both stroke and cardiovascular disease.The association between high salt intake and high ... Read more...

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Little evidence linking HRT to heart risk in menopausal women


November 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have found little evidence suggesting that menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy are at an increased cardiovascular disease risk.Although the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on ... Read more...

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Air pollution takes a toll on blood vessels


November 18th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Air pollution apparently has short and long-term ill effects on the health and resiliency of blood vessels, a study has found.In the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and ... Read more...

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Dentists can identify patients at risk of fatal heart attacks


November 6th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Dentists can do more than just taking care of your oral health - they can help determine your risk for fatal heart attack, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Obesity may delay optimal control of BP, cholesterol


October 26th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Obesity could be a factor in delaying optimal control of blood pressure and cholesterol, a new research has found.The study, presented at the 2009 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress hosted ... Read more...

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Childbearing ups women’s odds of developing metabolic syndrome


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that childbearing makes women prone to the metabolic syndrome-abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, insulin resistance and other cardiovascular disease risk factors-and that the risk ... Read more...

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Kids with fatter midsection at increased cardiovascular disease risk


September 12th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Kids who have more fat around their midsections are at a greater risk of suffering heart disease in later life, suggests a new study.The study's researchers suggest that ... Read more...

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Green tea cuts cardiovascular disease risk


September 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Two mugs of green tea every day can significantly reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, claims a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from Okayama University ... Read more...

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Watching TV, videos linked with high BP among kids


August 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Sedentary behaviours that involve TV viewing, computer use and video games seem to be linked with elevated blood pressure (BP) in children, according to a study. "The clustering of ... Read more...

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Too much TV, computer screen time can up high BP risk in kids


August 4th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Sedentary behaviours such as watching TV and use of computers, videos and video games are likely to increase the risk of high blood pressure in children, finds a ... Read more...

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Common food additive may one day help control diabetes, hypertension


July 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A food additive commonly used in margarine, mayonnaise, chocolates and baked goods might one day help control diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk, say researchers.Scientists at Washington University ... Read more...

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