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Executive Health Management

4TS Conference 2018

2017 31 Jul

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Cardiology Management

Where are the New Therapies for Heart Disease?

2017 27 Jun

Death rates from cardiovascular disease (including heart disease and stroke) have declined markedly; still it remains the leading cause of death. Medical experts have expressed concern that the number of new therapies coming to market has lagged. New research suggests that the extensive delay in the emergence of new drugs reflects the long timelines... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Stem Cells From Heart Disease Patients May Be Harmful

2017 20 Jun

Stem cell therapy has gained popularity as a treatment option for patients with severe and end-stage heart failure. However, researchers at Tel Aviv University caution against using cells from the host patient to repair tissue as this method may cause harm to patients. Their study is published the journal Circulation."We found that, contrary to popular... Read more

Cardiology Management

Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefits Heart Disease Patients

2017 18 Jun

According to a state of the art review paper, traditional Chinese medicine may be effective as a complement or alternative to traditional Western medicine for primary and secondary prevention of heart disease. The paper is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Despite significant advances in Western medicine for the treatment... Read more

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Could Stop Heart Valve Calcification

2017 13 Jun

Findings from Vanderbilt University researchers show that a drug originally intended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may be the first drug to treat calcification of heart valves. Findings are published in Circulation. Nearly 750,000 American suffer from heart attacks every year. Those and other types of heart disease are the number 1 killer... Read more

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Higher Death Risk for Short Sleepers with Metabolic Syndrome

2017 28 May

For people with a common cluster of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, getting less than six hours of sleep a night may double their risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.Researchers randomly selected 1,344 adults (average age 49 years, 42 percent male) who agreed... Read more

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Heart Risks in Midlife Boost Risk for Later Dementia

2017 28 Feb

New research finds that heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are associated with increased risk for dementia later in life. Keeping the vascular system healthy in midlife is really important to the health of your brain when you are older, according to researchers. The findings were presented at the American... Read more

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Higher Heart Disease Risk for Disadvantaged Women than Men

2017 23 Jan

Women from low socioeconomic strata are 25 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, according to a new study published in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The results highlight the need for tailored interventions for women to address the gender gap and deliver the best possible care.See Also: Social Inequality,... Read more

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Dietary Magnesium May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

2016 13 Dec

New findings published in BMC Medicine suggest that a diet rich in magnesium may help reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. The results reinforce the notion that increased consumption of magnesium rich foods could be beneficial for overall health, according to researchers from Zhejiang University and... Read more