heart failure risk

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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What’s good for women’s heart? Baked mackerel!


May 25th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Postmenopausal women who often consumed baked or broiled fish had a 30 percent lower risk of developing heart failure, as compared to women who seldom ate ... Read more...

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Kidney gene linked to increased heart failure risk


January 18th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has identified the first DNA sequence variant common in the population that is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, and appears to play ... Read more...

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New blood test may help predict heart failure risk: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new, highly sensitive investigative blood test may help predict the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death much earlier than previously possible in older people who do ... Read more...

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Molecular ‘playbook’ to stop heart failure risk factor found


September 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center recently discovered a potential molecular playbook for blocking cardiac hypertrophy, the unwanted enlargement of the heart and a well-known precursor ... Read more...

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No exercise, long work hours double heart failure risk


September 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Sedentary men who work beyond 45 hours a week double their risk of dying from heart failure. However, men who keep fit or exercise and work long hours ... Read more...

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New drug could reduce heart failure risk by 25pct


August 30th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 30 (ANI): A new drug that can lower the chance of a heart failure by 25 percent could bring substantial changes to standard treatment, according to a new research.The drug, ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may be good for your heart


August 17th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Here's some good news for chocolate lovers - eating your favourite sweet once or twice a week can reduce the risk of heart failure, says a US study.The ... Read more...

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Eating chocolate cuts heart failure risk among women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Eating bits of chocolate occasionally can help protect women from heart failure. However, daily consumption seems to negate its positive benefits. In a first ever nine-year study involving ... Read more...

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Steroid use may increase heart failure risk


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Long-term use of steroids may weaken the heart and increase the risk of heart failure, a new study says. Anabolic-androgenic steroids mimic the naturally occurring testosterone, a muscle-building hormone ... Read more...

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Moderate fish consumption ‘cuts heart failure risk’


December 19th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that moderate fish consumption can help preserve heart function in patients who have experienced heart failure.The researchers from University of Athens in Greece ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug ‘increases heart failure risk’


August 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Commonly prescribed diabetes drug increases the risk of heart failure compared with a similar medication, says a new study.The research, published on bmj.com, has concluded that rosiglitazone is ... Read more...

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How diabetes drugs raise heart failure risk


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study may help explain how a class of diabetes drugs increases the risk of heart failure.Thiazolidinediones (TZDs) have been controversial since a 2007 analysis of Avandia ... Read more...

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Obesity and diabetes double heart failure risk


June 1st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Obesity and type-2 diabetes double the risk of heart failure, already the world's most prevalent chronic cardiovascular disease. John McMurray, professor of cardiology at Western Infirmary, said that a ... Read more...

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Diet prescribed to reduce BP may also lower women’s heart failure risk


May 12th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The DASH (short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet prescribed to help patients lower their blood pressure may also significantly reduce women's risk of developing heart failure, ... Read more...

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Eating fatty fish once a week can cut men’s heart failure risk


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Eating salmon or other fatty fish just once a week can help reduce men's risk of heart failure, says a new study.However, the effect of fatty fish and ... Read more...

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Depression after heart disease ‘raises heart failure risk’


April 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Heart patients who become depressed are at greater risk for heart failure (HF), a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood throughout the body, says a ... Read more...

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Big belly raises heart failure risk


April 8th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Carrying an extra four inches of fat around the waist can increase a person's risk of being hospitalised with heart failure, warn researchers.A study led by investigators ... Read more...

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Being just a little pudgy can up heart failure risk by 49 percent


December 23rd, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): When it comes to keeping a healthy heart, even a little extra weight is dangerous, according to new findings.The findings are based on a major national study ... Read more...

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New drug cuts heart failure risk in mice


November 19th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists at Miragen Therapeutics in Boulder, Colorado have found that a new drug seems to protect mice from heart failure even when enormous pressure is placed on ... Read more...

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Fat cell hormone can solely predict heart failure risk


November 13th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13: Cardiologists at Emory University School of Medicine have found that blood levels of resistin, a hormone produced by fat cells, can solely predict a persons risk of heart ... Read more...

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Diet rich in whole grains significantly lowers heart failure risk


October 28th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that a diet rich in whole grains can significantly reduce heart failure risk, while egg and high-fat dairy consumption can increase it. ... Read more...

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Why rheumatoid arthritis patients are at an increased heart failure risk


October 26th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heres why patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of heart failure- Diastolic dysfunction.Diastolic dysfunction is a condition in which the ventricles of the heart ... Read more...

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Certain diabetes drugs double heart failure risk (Re-issue)


August 31st, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A certain class of oral drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes can double the risk of heart failure in patients, warn a group of group of ... Read more...

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Certain diabetes drugs double heart failure risk


August 29th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A certain class of oral drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes can double the risk of heart failure in patients, warn a group of group of ... Read more...

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Study ties obesity, inflammatory proteins to heart failure risk


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers at John Hopkins have revealed that obesity can lead to inflammation of heart tissue, thereby increasing the risk of heart failure.For the study, the researchers ... Read more...

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Eating whole-grain breakfast cereals may lower heart failure risk for men


November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin
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