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Chemical in plastic bottles aggravates heart risk


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) The presence of high levels of urinary Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in plastic products like water bottles and baby feeding bottles, may be linked to ... Read more...

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Low body fat no protection against heart risk


June 27th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A lower body fat level may not always lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes, researchers say. Douglas P. Kiel and David Karasik, researchers at ... Read more...

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Tonsils, appendix removal linked to premature heart risk


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Surgical removal of tonsils and the appendix before the age of 20 is likely to elevate the risk of a premature heart attack.Tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils) ... Read more...

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Lack of exercise increases heart risk among kids


May 13th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Children who are healthy but inactive can unwittingly risk invitation to future heart problems.A team of Swedish and Danish researchers studied 223 children -- 123 boys ... Read more...

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Chronic inhalation of polluted air ‘can lead to inflammation, heart risk’


April 17th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A study led by an Indian origin scientist, has suggested that chronic inhalation of polluted air triggers the release of white blood cells that leads to inflammation and ... 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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Fibre-rich diet reduces heart risk


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Consuming food items rich in fibre, like fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products, especially as a young adult, is likely to confer a lifetime of protection ... 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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Heart attack risk rises by 60 pc post diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis


December 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Just a year after a patient is diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the risk of a heart attack goes up by 60 percent, reveals a new study.Swedish researchers followed ... Read more...

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Older anti-depressants linked to heart risk


December 1st, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The study that followed nearly 15,000 people in ... Read more...

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Can dark chocolate control diabetics’ cholesterol levels?


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): One of the ingredients of dark chocolate may help diabetics control high cholesterol levels, it has been claimed.The Hull University study has suggested that chocolate with high levels ... Read more...

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Noise at work more than doubles heart risk


October 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Working in a noisy environment like a factory more than doubles the risk of serious heart problems, a new study says.The risk increases fourfold in the under-50s, the ... Read more...

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Simplified tool to estimate heart risk may miscalculate


September 10th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): A new study has questioned the efficiency of a method that is being widely used to predict risk of major heart problems as it is likely to over ... Read more...

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No exercise and long work hours double fatal heart risk


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Unhealthy men who work for long hours are at two-fold risk of dying from heart disease, experts have warned.A recent study has revealed that those who don't exercise ... Read more...

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DASH eating plan ‘cuts heart attack risk’


September 1st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 01 (ANI): A new research has concluded that the DASH eating plan, known to reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol, also reduces the 10-year risk of heart attack, especially among ... Read more...

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Heart Risk Posed By Diabetes Drugs Avandia Same As Actos, Study Says


August 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has highlighted that the risk of developing heart ailments or causing death of the diabetes drug Avandia is just the same as its ... Read more...

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Free statins with fast food could neutralize heart risk


August 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London suggest that fast food outlets could provide statin drugs free of charge so that customers can neutralise the heart disease dangers of fatty ... Read more...

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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet In Decreasing Heart Risk


August 4th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought going for a low-fat diet would help you to shed those extra kilos, then a study published on Monday suggests that it is ... Read more...

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Severe angina linked to greater heart risk in women


July 9th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Canadian researchers have found that women who have the most serious form of angina are three times as likely to develop severe coronary artery disease (CAD) as men ... Read more...

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Study: Diabetes drug increases heart risk


June 29th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has confirmed that using the drug Avandia, which is used to treat diabetes was likely to increase your chances of getting ... Read more...

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Diabetes Drug Avandia Increases Heart Risk, Reviews Deduce


June 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The diabetic drug Avandia, which was considered to be one of the leading medications for patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes, faced a setback on Monday ... Read more...

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Too much TV increases heart risk


June 25th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Every hour spent in front of television increases the risk of dying from heart disease by 7 percent, a study has revealed. Those looking at their favourite progammes for ... Read more...

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Study links impotence to heart risk


May 20th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): International experts have urged all men experiencing impotence to undergo thorough medical assessments, after it was shown that a significant proportion of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) exhibit ... Read more...

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Diet high in B-vitamins lowers heart risk


April 19th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Eating more foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 lowers the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart ... Read more...

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Diet high in B-vitamins ‘lowers heart risk’


April 16th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 can cut the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart failure ... Read more...

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White bread, white rice, and pizza are likely to double chances of heart disease in women


April 13th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study reveals that white bread, white rice and pizza are likely to double chances of heart disease in women. Other foods, which are rich ... Read more...

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Chocolate can reduce the risk of heart ailment


March 31st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Chocolate lovers can rejoice as studies have come up with the fact that chocolate reduces the heart risk by forty percent. A group of ... Read more...

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Big sports games may increase fans’ heart risk


February 7th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Experts have observed an increase in the number of heart attacks during big games.Boffins noticed that German men's risk of having a heart attack almost tripled during the ... Read more...

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Watching TV increases heart risk by 80%


January 13th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Watching TV is dangerous for your heart. Because a study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation suggests that watching TV can increase the risk ... Read more...

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Another ‘bad’ cholesterol associated with heart disease discovered


December 24th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists at Oxford University have discovered another 'bad' type of cholesterol that contributes to heart disease.Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a) cannot be controlled by cutting down on dietary fats or ... 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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Fasting ‘not essential’ before cholesterol test


November 11th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): People may no longer require to fast before having a cholesterol test, for a new study found that the results were just as accurate if the patient had ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer patients on hormone therapy ‘at increased heart disease risk’


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients receiving hormone therapy might be at an increased risk of developing heart problems, according to a new study.Hormone therapy is a mainstay of treatment when ... Read more...

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Healthy eating, weight loss improve cardiac risk factors


August 30th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Weight loss achieved through regular exercise and a heart-healthy diet can help improve cardiac risk factors, suggests a cardiologist.Dr Philip Ades said that mild caloric restriction improves insulin ... Read more...

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New test predicts heart disease risk more accurately


July 9th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new test that can help predict a person's risk of heart disease more accurately.An independent external validation of QRISK, a new score ... Read more...

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