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2023 23 Jun

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2022 30 Sep

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CVD Risk Profiles in Secondary Prevention Not Improving

2022 19 Jul

An analysis of more than 6000 adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) showed that CVD risk profiles in secondary prevention have failed to improve over the last two decades. The findings are published in the  Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Despite significant advancements in safe and effective therapies, the trends... Read more

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Soluble Acetaminophen May Increase Risk of CVD

2022 01 Mar

Doctors warn that people should avoid taking dissolving, fizzy paracetamol that contains salt, following findings from a large study that shows a link with a significantly increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, heart failure and death. The study of nearly 300,000 patients is published in the  European Heart Journal .     Sodium is often used... Read more

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Women’s Heart Health Reexamined

2022 01 Mar

A new collection of scientific articles published by Circulation Research shines a light on the differences between men and women regarding heart health. Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai led the project, which resulted in an anthology of 14 scientific articles that review the past decade of research on women's cardiovascular health. ... Read more

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Genes That Cause Obesity

2021 04 Oct

Scientists from University of Virginia have identified 14 genes that could cause weight gain and three that could prevent it. The team developed an automated pipeline to test hundreds of genes for a causal role in obesity. During the first round of experiments, the scientists have discovered more than a dozen genes that could be playing a role. This... Read more

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Statins Reduce Risk of Cancer in Heart Failure Patients

2021 29 Jun

New findings published in the European Heart Journal report that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16% lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users. Findings also show that statin use was associated with a 26% reduced risk of dying from cancer. There is sufficient clinical evidence to show that... Read more

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Heart Failure Awareness Days - May 2021

2021 10 May

H eart Failure Awareness Days (HFAD) are held every year in May . The goal is to increase awareness about  heart failure and highlight the importance of recognising symptoms early, getting an accurate diagnosis and providing heart failure patients optimal treatment. This year, because of COVID-19, Heart Failure Awareness Days have gone digital.... Read more

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Risk Factors for COVID-19: Type II Diabetes, High BMI

2021 06 Apr

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, researchers have found associations between certain lifestyle factors and a person's risk of getting infected. While it has already been established that those with Type II diabetes and a high body mass index (BMI) are at greater risk of experiencing hospitalisations and other severe complications related to COVID-19,... Read more

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Women at Higher Risk of Hypertension Because of Social Isolation

2020 02 Nov

There is sufficient evidence to show that loneliness and social isolation have a negative impact on an individual's mental and physical health. A new study published in the Journal of Hypertension shows that social isolation can affect the health of women and men in different ways. In particular, social isolation could put women at a greater risk of... Read more