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Cardiologist and diabetologist crosstalk

2018 20 Nov

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is consistently increasing, and the leading cause of death among diabetic patients continues to be cardiovascular diseases. Statistics show that coronary artery disease (CAD) accounts for 30% of deaths in the diabetic population. More than two-thirds of diabetic patients, 65 years and older, die because of vascular... Read more

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ESC Congress 2019 - European Society of Cardiology

2019 31 Aug

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Obesity Paradox in Contemporary Cardiology Practice

2017 08 Aug

Obesity is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). There is evidence that the entire spectrum of CVD is increased in obesity, including coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, arrhythmias, and atrial fibrillation. Interestingly, it's also known that obese patients with established... Read more

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26th European Stroke Conference 2017

2017 24 May

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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,... 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