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Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast – new research

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According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism health scientists at the universities of…
Activity trackers can be useful tools in managing diabetes

October 14, 2019

Researchers at The University of Manchester have conducted the largest ever review of the effect of movement-monitoring devices, such as…
Study finds simple cardiac risk score can predict early problems with blood flow in the brain

October 9, 2019

A simple cardiac risk score can indicate who may have carotid artery plaque and silent strokes which often…
Early menopause predictor of heart disease

October 7, 2019

Women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to…
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Early menopause may be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease

October 5, 2019

Even if we don’t think about it this way, we are still just a bunch of animals. We…
Rethinking how cholesterol is integrated into cells

September 24, 2019

Cholesterol is best known in connection with cardiovascular disease, but cholesterol is also vital for many fundamental processes…
Fujitsu Develops Digitization Technology to Quantify Various Walking Characteristics Resulting from Diseases

September 20, 2019

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited have developed a technology to digitize and quantify the walking patterns of…
Cardiovascular disease leading cause of death world-wide, but cancer rising cause in rich countries: Study

September 18, 2019

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among middle-aged adults around the world; however, in high-income…
Is laziness a choice or genetic trait?

September 6, 2019

Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults…
Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug

August 30, 2019

The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced…
Which city is most polluted? No one knows

August 16, 2019

Scant on-the-ground monitoring means researchers lack basic information. On any given day, a news story might list a…
Stress linked to worse outcomes for young women with heart disease

August 7, 2019

Stress is much more harmful for young and middle-aged women with cardiovascular disease than for other patients, new…
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Hormone Therapy Linked to Heart Fat, Hard Arteries

August 2, 2019

Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate…
Study highlights the benefits of a salt reduction strategy to US food industry

July 26, 2019

New research, published in The Milbank Quarterly, highlights the potential health and economic impact of the United States (US)…
Study finds waist size a forgotten factor in defining obesity

July 25, 2019

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that some people considered to be a normal weight…
More Harm Than Good?

July 23, 2019

Studies: widespread aspirin use has few benefits, high risk. Medical consensus once supported daily use of low-dose aspirin…
Changes in food industry salt regulations negatively impact disease rates

July 19, 2019

A new study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, links the relaxation of UK industry regulation…
Early drug intervention reduces risk of cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

July 18, 2019

People who develop rheumatoid arthritis as older adults benefit from early and sustained use of a drug called…
Partnership Guides New Approach to Acute Aortic Dissection

July 17, 2019

When a patient comes to the hospital with acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD), a tearing of the…
Study finds association between air pollution, coronary atherosclerosis in Chinese population

July 11, 2019

New research from the University at Buffalo provides pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular…
Scientists hijack bacteria’s homing ability

July 5, 2019

In a world first, scientists have found a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue. The…
Heart of the Matter

July 4, 2019

The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage and improved access to medical care for Americans with cardiovascular diseases—heart disease…
Heart Health 4 Moms Program Aims to Improve Outcomes for Women with Recent Preeclampsia

June 20, 2019

For many pregnant women, a diagnosis of preeclampsia can come as a shock. While more common among women…
Waking up early increases the risk of death, but not for everyone

June 18, 2019

Our modern world is moving at an incredible pace. This means that we also have to hustle. Many…
Causal association between excess body fat and cardiovascular disease

June 14, 2019

Using a method called Mendelian randomisation, researchers at Karolinska Institutet show that there is a causal association between…
Radiation Treatment Increases Cardiac Risk for Lung Cancer Patients

June 12, 2019

As advances in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) extend patients’ lives, more of these patients…
Researchers developing new treatment that could help protect people with cardiovascular disease

June 11, 2019

New medical therapy for treating cardiovascular disease being commercialized through a biotech startup. New University of Alberta research…
Red and White Meats Are Equally Bad for Cholesterol

June 5, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, consuming red meat and white meat, such as poultry, has equally negative effects on…
Researchers spot tell-tale signs of potentially fatal cardiac arrest

May 30, 2019

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people (such as the unexpected near…
Can red wine lower your blood pressure?

May 30, 2019

A recent study led by researchers from the King’s British Heart Foundation Centre of Excellence (BHF), published in…
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