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Can Dog Ownership Improve Survival in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease?

2019 12 Oct

Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a new study and a separate meta-analysis published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a journal of the American Heart Association. "The findings in these two well-done... Read more

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Widespread pain and cardiovascular mortality: the Framingham Heart Study

2019 23 May

Musculoskeletal pain is highly prevalent and is associated with a significantly high socioeconomic impact both on the individual and society. Widespread pain (WSP), in particular, has been linked to elevated disability and loss of quality of life. It is a very common problem reported by more than one in ten adults. The prevalence of widespread... Read more

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Fried food consumption and cardiovascular mortality

2019 31 Jan

A study was conducted to examine the association between total and individual food consumption with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in women in the US.  Several studies conducted previously have shown that higher consumption of fried food is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, the two leading... Read more

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Non-O Blood Groups Have Higher Risk of Heart Attack

2017 06 May

New research presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure shows that non-O blood group is associated with a higher risk of heart attack. Lead author Tessa Kole, a Master's degree student at the University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands explains that people with non-O blood groups (A,B, AB) are at a... Read more

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Premature Menopause Increases Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

2016 20 Sep

A study published by JAMA Cardiology evaluated the effect of age at onset of menopause and duration since onset of menopause on cardiovascular disease outcomes and all-cause mortality. Findings indicate a high risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), cardiovascular mortality and overall mortality in women with early-onset menopause. Approximately... Read more

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Coffee Drinkers Have Lower Mortality Risk

2015 24 Nov

According to a pooled analysis of three large cohort studies ( Nurses' Health Study , Nurses' Health Study II  and  Health Professionals Follow-Up Study ) people who drink coffee - whether its caffeinated, decaffeinated, or overall—have a lower mortality risk than coffee nondrinkers. The study is published in Circulation.  The positive impact of... Read more