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Weight loss secures lasting benefits


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The loss of 20 pounds can help overweight or obese individuals secure a decade's worth of health benefits, even if they regain the weight later that ... Read more...

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Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart


May 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein (HDl) cholesterol, known as "good" cholesterol, may not protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) and in fact may be harmful, says ... Read more...

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Potency wrecking compound linked to heart disease


February 24th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists are now suspecting that toxic chemical BPA, known to wreck male potency, may also be linked to heart disease.People with higher urine concentrations of ... Read more...

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No cardiac risk with food fried in olive, sunflower oil


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease or premature death, but the same is not true of solid or reused ... Read more...

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Depression linked to heart disease risk


November 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) Depression among young adults can have an unwanted spinoff -- it could elevate their chances of dying from heart disease.Depression or a history of suicide attempts ... Read more...

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Eating nuts elevates mood, lower heart disease risks


November 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Eating nuts helps lowers heart disease risk in people with metabolic syndrome (MetS) or those with excess abdominal fat, high blood sugar and high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Infertile men face heart disease risk


September 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Men unable to procreate are more likely to die of heart disease than those with children, a study says.Researchers tracking a sample of infertile men for ... Read more...

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The fruit juice cocktail ’super-smoothie’ that cuts heart disease risk!


May 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): French scientists have created a cocktail of seven fruit juices that could help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke and - tastes good.The "super-smoothie" contains ... Read more...

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Forget safe-drinking levels, any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!


May 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): In a shocking new revelation, a new report from the cancer council has warned that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of your drinking levels.According ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking linked to lower coronary heart disease risk


April 28th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A moderate or even a hazardous consumption of alcohol was associated with lower risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.The study analysed the 12-month prevalence ... Read more...

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Eggs ‘contain higher Vitamin D levels and low cholesterol than thought’


April 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Many people avoid dietary cholesterol for fear of increasing their risk for heart disease.However, experts from leading institutions have now dispelled some common myths surrounding dietary cholesterol ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants linked to risk of heart disease, stroke


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The drugs used in chasing away blues could also make your arteries thicker, restricting blood flow and upping the risk of heart disease and stroke, a ... Read more...

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Antidepressant use linked to thicker arteries


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): In a study of twin veterans, antidepressant use has been linked to thicker arteries, possibly contributing to the risk of heart disease and stroke.Depression can heighten the risk ... Read more...

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Obese and overweight women, kids think they weigh less


March 24th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has found that overweight and obese mothers and their children think they weigh less than their actual weight.In the study of women and children ... Read more...

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Unhealthy diet raises heart risk for obese teens


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that obese teens may feel healthy, but blood tests show they have inflammation, insulin resistance, and high homocysteine levels."The metabolic abnormalities suggest ... Read more...

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High-fiber diet ‘cuts heart disease risk’


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make.The study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of ... 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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Diabetes drug can raise heart disease risk by 25 percent


March 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Diabetes drug Avandia, which has been used by at least 50,000 people in Britain, increases the risk of heart disease by 23 percent and the risk ... Read more...

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Lowering BP in middle-aged women cuts heart disease risk


January 25th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that middle-aged women can reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease by lowering their blood pressure.Researchers found that high systolic blood pressure (the ... Read more...

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Excess sugar may cause heart attacks later


January 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Teenagers fond of too much of sugar in their diet are likely to face a higher heart attack risk as adults. A study found that teens who consume ... Read more...

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High-sugar diets in teens ‘increase heart disease risk later in life’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Teenagers who consume high sugar foods in their diets may be at an increased risk of heart disease later in life, says a new study.The study showed that ... Read more...

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Smoking around 4 or 5-yr-olds could raise their BP


January 11th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kindergartners whose parents smoke have higher blood pressure than those with non-smoking parents.The study is the first to show that breathing tobacco ... Read more...

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Poor response to anti-anemia drug linked to heart disease risk


December 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that patients with diabetes, kidney disease and anemia who don't respond to treatment with an anti-anemia drug have a higher ... Read more...

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Being fat by age 9 ups heart disease risk


November 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Children who are overweight by the age of nine have greater chances of developing heart disease. By the time they are 15, they have higher blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Obese kids show signs of heart disease aged just 15


November 26th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that kids who have a high body mass index (BMI) between 9 and 12 years of age are more likely to have high ... Read more...

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2 glasses of orange juice a day ‘can lower BP, cut heart disease risk’


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that two glasses of orange juice a day can lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart disease.They discovered that middle-aged men who drank ... Read more...

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E. coli infection linked to heart disease risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has found that people who contract gastroenteritis from drinking water contaminated with E. coli are at an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, kidney ... Read more...

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Increasing blood levels of ‘good’ cholesterol ‘cuts heart disease risk’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that increasing blood levels of 'good' cholesterol or HDL works better at protecting against heart diseases than statins, drugs that lower levels of low-density lipoprotein ... Read more...

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Poor sleep ups risk of heart disease, stroke: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): People who sleep poorly or don't get enough of it are a higher risk for heart disease and stroke, researchers have found.Emory University School of Medicine researchers surveyed ... Read more...

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Flossing cuts risk of heart attack


November 9th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): A new UK study claimed that regular flossing keeps one's health perfect and also reduces the chances of heart attack.Dental Health Foundation estimated if you are not regularly ... Read more...

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Extra-virgin olive oil protects liver


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that extra-virgin olive oil can protect the liver from oxidative stress.As part of the study, scientists exposed rats to a moderately toxic ... Read more...

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Skipping breakfast too often ‘ups heart disease risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Leaving the house on an empty stomach increases the risk of potentially deadly heart disease, says a new research.It shows that regularly skipping breakfast leads to obesity, larger ... Read more...

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Now, simple blood test to help predict chronic kidney disease


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A study has revealed that measuring three biomarkers in a single blood sample might improve physicians' ability to identify patients at high risk of developing chronic kidney disease ... Read more...

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Testosterone protects against heart disease, death


October 20th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Aggressive men with higher testosterone levels are less likely to die of heart disease, says a new study. Medical scientists who followed 930 men diagnosed with coronary ... Read more...

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Fuzzy thinking could detect heart disease risk


September 16th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists have reported a new approach to evaluate a person's risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, or heart failure.The technique uses fuzzy logic to teach a ... Read more...

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