Tag: "cardiovascular" at medical news
Fiber supplements may lower cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetics
...ology. High blood cholesterol is a risk factor for cardiovascular
disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading ca...one of the first to examine the effect of fiber in cardiovascular
risk reduction for people with type 2 diabetes, Verdegem said. The 78 participants in the open lab...
Lipoprotein abnormalities found in severely obese children
...ave lipoprotein profiles that signal early risk of cardiovascular
disease and the metabolic syndrome, according to a...ge is urgent about the importance of prevention of cardiovascular
disease in childhood. Lifestyle modification with appropriate diet and exercise can reduce cardiova...
Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise
...ril 30 Some structural and functional measures of cardiovascular
disease risk may improve by the eighth week of a d...s in volunteers with pre-clinical risk factors for cardiovascular
disease. The study reported preliminary data from the larger randomized Staged Nutrition and Activi...
Perceived discrimination linked to coronary artery calcification
...osure to discrimination might increase the risk of cardiovascular
disease in African-American women, the researchers...t stressful life experiences can have an effect on cardiovascular
outcomes," said Ten Lewis, Ph.D., a health psychologist in preventive medicine at Rush University Me...
Male combat veterans rank high in heart disease risk
...at exposure may exert long-term adverse effects on cardiovascular
risk. After controlling for age, race and educatio... the association between socio-economic status and cardiovascular
disease. More non-veterans tended to have higher incomes post-war compared to combat veterans and n...
Social connections: Could heartwarming be heart-saving?
...f a blood marker for inflammation that's linked to cardiovascular
disease, according to data from the Framingham Heart Study presented today at the American Heart Association's 45th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. "Our analyses suggest that it may be good for the heart to be...
Exercise training in ordinary people affects the activity of 500 genes
...these genes are most likely linked to diabetes and cardiovascular
disease. These training study findings can therefore be important for the development of new treatment strategies for such diseases. Some people respond more easily to training than others. It is not known what explains this. The results from the tr...
Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients
...due to deterioration of their heart failure or for cardiovascular
symptoms, and there was a longer time before patie...hronic heart failure (CHF) or a worsening of their cardiovascular
(CV) symptoms respectively; this compared with figures of 9.7% and 15.9% respectively for moderate a...
Burden of cardiovascular disease will shift to the developing world
...he focus for intervention against risk factors for cardiovascular
disease because major cardiovascular
risk factors will increasingly be concentrated in these populations. Together with an aging populati...
Transcendental Meditation extends lifespan
...l causes 30% reduction in the rate of death from cardiovascular
disease 49% reduction in the rate of death from cancer Transcendental Meditation Reduces Risk Factors in Heart Disease "Research has found the Transcendental Meditation program reduces risk factors in heart disease and other chronic disorders, su...
Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race
... or dipping too low may help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular
disease, which has been connected to erratic glucose levels in those with diabetes," said Robert Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and co-director, Penn ...
University of Kentucky researcher wins American Heart Association award
...the potential to be future leaders in the field of cardiovascular
reasearch. The UK Linda and Jack Gill Heart Institute provides a central focus for cardiovascular
disease care, including clinics; non-invasive cardiac diagnostics; invasive cardiac techniques such ...
New GP contract may not improve treatment for heart failure patients
...are intended to put more emphasis on management of cardiovascular
disease still a large cause of death in the UK but the contract only has three specific performance indicators for patients with left ventricular dysfunction caused by coronary artery disease and does not include heart failure caused by other cause...
Drug combinations improve survival for patients with heart disease
...ockers improve survival in high risk patients with cardiovascular
disease, say the authors. It has previously been proposed that these three treatments, along with folic acid, be combined into a "polypill" to be taken daily by everyone from age 55. These results support the synergic action of the polypill for peopl...
Diabetes medication pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve predictors of cardiovascular risk
...e, all of which contribute to the overall risk for cardiovascular
disease. "These study results support the growi...son's neck arteries, and is a strong indicator for cardiovascular
risk because that is where cholesterol rich atherosclerotic plaque accumulates. A thickened carotid...
New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system
...dence that the liver plays a key role in mediating cardiovascular
risk through the secretion of multiple proteins associated with inflammation," Semenkovich says. "In these mice we found that when too much fat got into the liver, there was excessive inflammation." With Manu Chakravarthy, M.D., Ph.D., an endocrinolo...
Low-fat dairy may lower risk of type 2 diabetes in men
...agement of diabetes and its complications, such as cardiovascular
disease, amputation, blindness, and renal failure,...254 male participants with no history of diabetes, cardiovascular
disease, and cancer at the start of the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. "During 12 years of...
Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
...han 41,000 participants who did not have diabetes, cardiovascular
disease or cancer when the study began. Those men who reported developing type 2 diabetes during the study period completed a supplementary survey, which confirmed the diagnosis in about 1,200 participants. The researchers then analyzed the dietary ...
Children with high blood lead levels often do not receive follow-up tests
...most prevalent diseases of industrialized society: cardiovascular
disease, tooth decay, spontaneous abortion, renal disease, cognitive decline, and cataracts." "The key to primary prevention is to require screening of high-risk, older housing units to identify lead hazards before a child is poisoned. Screening and...
Sex, gender and heart diseaseMUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team
...ultidisciplinary initiative to study the causes of cardiovascular
disease--the leading cause of death in Canada. GENESIS will investigate key unknowns in the way cardiovascular
disease is manifested between men and women. Specifically, the project will address both the biologi...
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