Tag: "cardiovascular" at medical news
Takeda submits new drug application for combination type 2 diabetes medication
... to glimepiride has been associated with increased cardiovascular
mortality as compared to treatment with diet and exercise alone or diet plus insulin. Patients should always talk with their health professional about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements they are taking befo...
Poly/mono balance important to cholesterol-lowering diet
... that contains a proper balance of both to control cardiovascular
risk factors. In the Penn State study, detailed in the current issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, two heart healthy oils, a new PUFA-rich sunflower oil (NuSun) and the more MUFA-rich olive oil, were compared in a diet desi...
Nature publication reports key links between mechanisms of aging and metabolic disorders
...or of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular
disease, may be a sign of premature aging. For pa...ety of life-threatening conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular
disease and Alzheimer's disease all commonly referred to as diseases of aging....
Antidepressants lessen risk of heart attack, Stanford researcher says
...h examined the relationship between depression and cardiovascular
physiology, risk factors and biological variables.... the ENRICHD study and who have not had a previous cardiovascular
Antidepressants may lower risk of recurrent heart attack in depressed heart attack patients
...ge follow-up of 29 months, 457 fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular
events occurred. Twenty-six percent (361 of 1,388) of the patients who did not receive antidepressants died or had a recurrent MI, compared to 21.5 percent (96 of 446) of the patients who did take antidepressants. After adjusting for baseline depress...
Study: Vasodilators first choice for some heart patients
... Abraham, lead author of the study and director of cardiovascular
medicine at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital at The Ohio State University, the findings may surprise some in the medical community, particularly those who favor the use of positive inotropes, the group of drugs that includes dobutamine and milrinon...
Canadian researchers call for more angiograms
...sociation Journal. According to Statistics Canada, cardiovascular
diseases cause more deaths in Canada than any other disease, and 54 per cent of all cardiovascular
deaths are due to coronary artery disease. In 2002 (the latest year for which Statistics Canada has ...
Large-scale trial indicates no benefit from low-dose aspirin in preventing cancer in healthy women
...w-dose aspirin, or benefit on preventing cancer or cardiovascular
disease from taking vitamin E, according to two ar...min E every other day on the primary prevention of cardiovascular
disease and cancer in a cohort of 39,876 healthy female health care professionals over an average du...
Vitamin E supplementation shows no overall benefit for major cardiovascular events or cancer
...er vitamin E supplementation decreases the risk of cardiovascular
disease and cancer among healthy women. According ... E may be beneficial in lowering the risk for some cardiovascular
diseases; and high antioxidant intake has been linked to reduced cancer rates. For small to moderate...
Heart Health Conference to promote heart plan for Europe
...olis, 06 July 2005: Resulting in a plan to promote cardiovascular
disease (CVD) prevention measures across Europe, t... member states and the EC can implement to promote cardiovascular
health in Europe. As such, member states will now take back to their ministries of health various na...
Normal blood pressure could add years to your life
...ancy overall and on life expectancy in people with cardiovascular
disease, heart attack and stroke. The research sho... with high blood pressure and on average developed cardiovascular
disease (or died) 7.2 years later. The study also found that people with normal blood pressure deve...
VCU study: Low-dose oral contraceptives may increase risk for heart attack or stroke
...rchers reported that the overall estimated risk of cardiovascular
events both heart attack and stroke -- among curr...periments that were designed to assess the risk of cardiovascular
disease associated with the current use of low-dose oral contraceptives in the population-at-large. ...
Statins not associated with reduced dementia risk
... of the JAMA/Archives journals. Statins may reduce cardiovascular
risk by inhibiting cholesterol synthesis or throug..."Although statin use is an important treatment for cardiovascular
disease, additional investigation is needed to determine whether and for whom statin use may affect ...
Obese men more carb intolerant than obese women
...sity, diabetes, and hypertension, that can lead to cardiovascular
disease. However, an obese person who is carbohyd...n lead to impaired lung function, sleep disorders, cardiovascular
disease, and other health conditions. Therefore, health-care providers should encourage their obese...
SCAI news: Drug-eluting stents prove mettle in heart attack patients
... promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular
medicine through physician education and represent... promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular
medicine through physician education and representation, and advancement of quality standards to enh...
Distant prayer does not improve clinical outcome for patients undergoing coronary procedures
...d any measurable treatment effect on major adverse cardiovascular
events, hospital readmission and/or death. However, patients receiving MIT therapy did have less emotional distress prior to their procedures and a slightly lower 6-month mortality when compared with those not receiving the therapy. Dr Krucoff conclu...
Are some medicines so good they should be free? In diabetes, the answer may be yes
...d cut the risk of diabetes-related problems in the cardiovascular
system and kidneys. In fact, fewer than half of pa...around 60 percent of people with diabetes die of a cardiovascular
problem. "There are many drugs that are effective, but few that are this dramatically effective," s...
Diabetes drug controls blood glucose, cardiac risk
...hout the body, especially when combined with other cardiovascular
risk factors. Two out of three people with diabetes die from heart disease and stroke, according to the American Diabetes Association. "Diabetes management is more than control of blood glucose," advises the American Diabetes Association. "People wit...
Healthy weight means healthier blood lipid profile in children, study finds
... the panel. The foundation for being an adult with cardiovascular
disease begins in childhood with genetics, weight,...es Dr. Gutin. A bad lipid profile is tied to early cardiovascular
disease. On the other hand, blacks are at increased risk for hypertension early in life. Dr. Gregor...
Study identifies fat-secreted protein linked to insulin resistance
... turn, can lead to the development of diabetes and cardiovascular
disease. Earlier work in Kahn's lab had focused on understanding the role of a glucose transporter protein called GLUT4 in the development of insulin resistance. Knowing that downregulation of GLUT4 expression in fat tissue is an almost universal fea...
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