cardiovascular risks

Hyderabad to host national cardiology meet


February 10th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) The third edition of 'Prevent India 2011', a national programme on preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels, will be held here from Feb 19, a statement ... Read more...

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Tea, coffee & chocolate milk- best healthy beverages!


January 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has described old-school beverages-tea, coffee and low fat or chocolate milk-as the best elixirs for nutrition, health and workout recovery.Research indicates that tea strengthens the ... Read more...

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Common painkillers increase risk of heart problems: Study


January 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has associated common painkillers to increased risk of heart problems.The drugs include traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) as well as new generation anti-inflammatory drugs, known ... Read more...

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Childhood adversity ‘can increase heart disease risk in adulthood’


August 15th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that early life adversity through poverty, social isolation or abuse in childhood is linked to heightened reactivity, which can lead to heart disease later on."Many ... Read more...

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Calcium supplements ‘increase heart attack risk’


July 30th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Calcium supplements, commonly taken by older people for osteoporosis, increase the risk of a heart attack, according to a new study.An international team of researchers analysed the results ... Read more...

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Two therapies that may slow diabetic eye disease progression found


July 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two therapies may slow the progression of diabetic retinopathy.Diabetic retinopathy is a disease in which blood vessels in the eye's light-sensitive retinal tissue are damaged ... Read more...

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Depressed men with erectile dysfunction face cardio problems


July 13th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Men with erectile dysfunction who are depressed can also face cardiovascular risks. Cardiovascular disease is the class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries and ... Read more...

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Molecular debris can predict cardiovascular risks


February 20th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Molecular "trash" circulating in the blood seem to predict cardiovascular disease and untimely death, say researchers. The discovery comes from the largest study of its kind for cardiovascular ... Read more...

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‘Patients losing sleep over BP monitors’


December 18th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18(ANI): A test for measuring nighttime blood pressure may interfere with patients' sleep, according to a new study.Rajiv Agarwal, MD (Indiana University and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis) and Robert ... Read more...

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Low carb diet ‘increases heart disease risk’


December 9th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Eating a low carbohydrate diet can raise a person's risk of heart disease, says a new study.The low-carb diet involves eating more protein and fat in foods such ... Read more...

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Rofecoxib’s adverse heart effects may have been identified years earlier


November 24th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new American report suggests that clinical trial data had pointed out the association between the anti-inflammatory drug rofecoxib and cardiovascular risk nearly eight years ago.The report notes ... Read more...

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50pct of overweight Oz population wrongly believe they are healthy


September 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 15 (ANI): A survey in Australia has revealed that more than 50 per cent of overweight people believe that they are healthy.The Heart Foundation, which commissioned the survey, said ... Read more...

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Insomnia bad for the heart


September 7th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Insomniacs have heightened blood pressure (BP) during the night, which can cause cardiac problems, says a new study. The investigation, which measured the 24-hour BP of insomniacs compared ... Read more...

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Strength training, aerobic exercise help reduce cardiovascular risks, pain


July 11th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Strength training helps lower heart disease and stroke risk factors, while all-around exercise reduces neck and shoulder pain, suggests a new study.Lead researcher Dr. Mogens T. Pedersen, of ... Read more...

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Hypertension, diabetes linked to carotid artery wall thickness


April 24th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers from A.O.U. in Cagliari Sardegna, Italy have found a link between increased carotid artery wall thickness (CAWT) - which can cause heart attack and stroke- and diabetes ... Read more...

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Grapes ‘keep your heart hale and hearty’


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study in rats has suggested that eating grapes could help in fighting high blood pressure and could also reduce other cardiovascular risks and heart muscle damage.University ... Read more...

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Cardiac risks lead to stricter checks on diabetes drugs


January 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Cardiovascular risks have prompted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US to impose additional clinical testing on type II diabetes drugs. Lately the FDA has been ... 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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Natural extract from pine bark found to reduce osteoarthritis


December 10th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): A natural plant extract originating from the bark of the maritime pine that grows along the coast of southwest France may be effective in reducing osteoarthritis, say ... Read more...

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A square of dark chocolate a day can cut stroke risk


August 28th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Chocoholics now have a justified reason to savour their favourite sweet, for a new study has found that eating a small amount of dark chocolate every day ... Read more...

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HRT therapy found to help menopausal women


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the longest and largest trials of hormone replacement therapy has found it helps post-menopausal women significantly improve quality of life. The study involved 2,130 post-menopausal women ... Read more...

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Treatment with statins may improve kidney transplant recipients survival


July 24th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): New research from the Medical University of Vienna suggests that treatment with cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs may lead to longer survival among kidney transplant recipients."Statin therapy is ... Read more...

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Alcohol impacts cardiovascular risks in men and women differently


July 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A Japanese study has revealed that the quantity of alcohol consumption may affect heart and stroke risk in men and women differently. An amount of alcohol that may ... Read more...

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Anti-inflammatory drugs dont prevent memory loss in older adults


May 13th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that anti-inflammatory drugs naproxen and celecoxib may not improve cognitive function in older adults with a family history of Alzheimers disease.The researchers ... Read more...

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US physician wants all non-heart drugs tested for their cardiovascular risk


December 29th, 2007 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 29 (ANI): A US physician-scientist insists that current regulatory policies should be strengthened to ensure acceptable cardiovascular safety of medicines primarily developed for non-cardiovascular medical problems.Dr. Jeffrey Borer, an authority ... Read more...

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