Search Tag: heart disease

Cardiology Management

2024 12 Jun

  In a new study, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified coding variants in 17 genes that provide new insights into the molecular basis of coronary artery disease (CAD). The team used an advanced artificial intelligence tool to make these discoveries. Their findings are published in Nature Genetics.    The...Read more

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2024 05 Jun

  Driven by an ageing and increasingly diverse population, along with a significant rise in risk factors such as high blood pressure and obesity, the total costs related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) are projected to triple by 2050. This projection comes from the American Heart Association. It is expected that at least 61% of U.S. adults, or over...Read more

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2024 24 Apr

  Cardiovascular disease is significantly underdiagnosed in women compared to men. The widely used Framingham Risk Score estimates the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease over a decade, factors in age, sex, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure.   Researchers from the U.S. and the Netherlands used a comprehensive dataset to develop...Read more

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2024 26 Mar

Preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention│Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Scientific Sessions 2024 reveals a significant correlation between ideal cardiovascular health in young adults and a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease later in life.  Analysing health data from nearly...Read more

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2024 30 Jan

Over half of the U.S. population (51%) remains unaware that heart disease is the leading cause of death, as per a recent Harris Poll survey conducted by the American Heart Association. This lack of awareness persists despite heart disease maintaining its status as the number one killer for over a century. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics report...Read more

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2024 31 Jul

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2024 07 Mar

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2024 16 Jan

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2023 28 Jun

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2022 27 Sep

A new study reports that during the 2019 heatwave, hot temperatures were linked with weight loss in heart failure patients, indicating a worsening of their condition. The study is published in  ESC Heart Failure. This is the first study to show a relationship between ambient temperature and body weight in heart failure patients. The weight loss...Read more

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2022 13 Sep

Findings from a large international study show that men and women share most of the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The study is published in  The Lancet. The study assessed risk factors including high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes, smoking, diet), economic status and depression.) 156,000 people living in 21 low, middle...Read more

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2021 12 Oct

Findings from a new study published in ESC Heart Failure show that around 10% of new coronary heart disease cases occurring within a decade of middle age could be avoided by preventing iron deficiency. While the study does not conclude that iron deficiency causes heart disease, it provides further evidence that there is a link between the two and...Read more

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2021 20 Jan

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a medical device that could help with weight loss and that requires a simple operative procedure for implantation. This could be an alternative option for people who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues because of their weight.  Gastric bypass surgery is usually the last...Read more

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2020 30 Nov

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality in Europe, and World Health Organization (WHO) heart disease goals will not be achieved by 2025 unless urgent action is taken, according to the finding of a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) report. " Cardiovascular Realities 2020 " is a compendium of the latest statistics on cardiovascular...Read more

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2020 09 Nov

People who experience  high blood pressure  while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure, even when their daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, according to new research published in the journal Circulation. Health care professionals typically use in-office and daytime blood pressure...Read more

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2020 28 Oct

According to findings published in the European Heart Journal, over two-thirds of deaths from heart disease worldwide could be prevented with healthier diets. These findings, released on World Heart Day, highlight the importance of healthy eating.  Study authors report that the top three contributors to deaths from heart attacks and angina include...Read more

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2020 18 Sep

Premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) still occur on a frightening scale in many parts of the world. NCDs have several social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants. Many of the nations beset with NCD and premature deaths tend to have other problems including poverty, lack of access to healthcare, lack...Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 12 Jun

White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient's blood pressure readings are higher when taken at the doctor's office compared to other settings, was originally attributed to the anxiety patients might experience during medical appointments. However, over the years, research has suggested the elevated readings might be a sign of underlying...Read more

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2019 17 Apr

In a major medical breakthrough, Tel Aviv University researchers have "printed" the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart using a patient's own cells and biological materials. Their findings were published on April 15 in a study in Advanced Science. Until now, scientists in regenerative medicine -- a field positioned at the crossroads...Read more

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2019 31 Jan

According to new research published in BMJ Open, England might see thousands of extra deaths from heart disease and stroke over the next decade if Britain presses ahead with Brexit on March 29.  The researchers believe that the costs of fruits and vegetables will rise significantly because the UK is heavily dependent on fruit and vegetable...Read more

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2019 27 Feb

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2018 14 Aug

Summertime is usually a good time to travel for many people, either to make that much awaited family visit or have their dream vacation in an exotic place. It is also during this time of the year when doctors are often asked this question: “Is it safe to travel with a heart condition?” And in most cases, the answer is an enthusiastic “yes.”  ...Read more

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2018 25 Jul

A new online health calculator developed by a Canadian research team can help people determine their risk of heart disease. The calculator takes into account sociodemographic factors (i.e., age, ethnicity, education), as well as health status and lifestyle behaviours. In addition to personal use, policy-makers can use the tool to calculate risk...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 20 Jun

High saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general. This time new research suggests that red meat allergy may also lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers say plaque levels in arteries from patients with sensitivity to red meat allergen are much higher compared to...Read more

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2018 13 Jun

There is increasing evidence showing that mobile health interventions can improve overall heart disease risk, although many questions still need to be answered through clinical trials, according a review published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.  "mHealth has great potential to prevent heart disease, but there are unanswered questions...Read more

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2018 07 Jun

New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life. Researchers at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found that heart disease patients can gain weight without jeopardising their health, but sitting in their recliner incurs significant...Read more

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2018 30 May

A new analysis of an international clinical trial ("FAME 2") shows that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), along with prescribed medication, as initial treatment for patients with stable coronary artery disease is superior to standard medication therapy at five-year mark. The study was presented at EuroPCR 2018 in Paris and also published...Read more

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2019 14 Feb

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2018 06 Feb

Some breast cancer therapies may cause damage to the heart, making it necessary for healthcare providers to draw up strategies to prevent or minimise the damage, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in its journal Circulation. AHA notes that breast cancer survivors, especially older women over the...Read more

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2017 28 Sep

Gender is not much of a factor in deciding whether women with heart disease should undergo the more complex multiple arterial revascularisation procedures that men receive, according to a new study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Instead, treatment is affected by factors such as delayed diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) in women....Read more