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Long-Term Risks for Young Women Who Survive Cardiovascular Event

2015 24 Nov

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, young women who survive a heart attack or stroke are still faced with long-term risks of death and illness. Death rates from cardiovascular events may have declined but the burden of the disease still remains high among the survivors, especially those affected at a young age. However, very... Read more

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Missing Teeth Predict Cardiovascular Events

2015 08 Jun

A recent study shows that tooth loss is associated with future cardiovascular events, diabetes and death. The research is published in the Journal of Dental Research. The study was conducted by University of Helsinki in collaboration with the National Institute for Health and Welfare. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes are the leading cause of death worldwide... Read more

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#loveyourheart2015 : ESC Valentine’s Day Campaign Promoting Heart Health

2015 10 Feb

Journalists and the public are invited to join the Twitter and Facebook campaign #loveyourheart2015 to promote heart health from 12 to 14 February.The campaign was initiated by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) through the MEP Heart Group and aims to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in Europe (1). It is supported... Read more

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Study: Higher CVD Risk in Women with Spontaneous Preterm Delivery History

2015 10 Feb

A history of spontaneous preterm delivery appears to double a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, according to results of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.(1,2) The strength of the association was described by the investigators as "robust", and, as an independent risk factor... Read more

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Brazilian Congress of Cardiology: 'Reduce Obesity, Increase Exercise'

2014 29 Sep

More than 4,000 extra wide seats were made to accommodate Brazil’s increasing obese population during the World Cup this year. Obesity affects nearly 20 percent of the population in Brazil and is currently classified as a disability. This and other cardiovascular issues, such as the overuse of technology, was the focus of the Brazilian Congress of Cardiology,... Read more

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CVD Research Funds: Where From? Where To?

2014 19 Sep

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) -  a  grouping  of  diseases  that  affects  the  structure  and/or function of the  heart  and  blood  vessels,  including  heart disease and  stroke - is the number 1 killer in Europe claiming over 4 million lives in the Europe and 1.9 million lives per year in the European Union (EU). CVD is also Read more

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Cardiac Resynchronisation’s Gender Bias

2014 24 Jun

Biventricular pacing, also known as cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT), is used to improve cardiac rhythm in heart failure patients. Ultimately, CRT can lower the number of hospitalisations and the risk of death in such patients. A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that women may benefit more than men from CRT-D, in which CRT is combined... Read more

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Hidden Incidence of Diabetes In Heart Attack Patients

2014 10 Jun

Recent research has exposed the frequency of undiagnosed, and consequently untreated, cases of diabetes in patients admitted to hospital due to acute myocardial infarction (MI). While plenty of practice guidelines exist for the treatment of patients who present with both MI and diabetes, most fail to address the issue of incident diabetes screening... Read more

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Cardiovascular Research Centre Opens in Leicester

2014 10 Jun

The University of Leicester British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre (CRC) officially opens on 11 June 2014 at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. The new facility brings together a world-renowned team of heart scientists who will have access to advanced IT systems and equipment, benefitting patients and raising the reputation of Leicester... Read more

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Chest CT Predicts Cardiovascular Risk

2014 27 May

New research from the Netherlands suggests that computed tomography (CT) has the potential to identify individuals at high risk for cardiovascular disease and its related events such as heart attack. The study, carried out at the University Medical Center in Utrecht and published online in the journal Radiology, looked at the use of chest CT for predictive... Read more


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