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One-Third of Deaths Worldwide Due to Cardiovascular Disease

2017 18 May

According to a new study, cardiovascular diseases, including heart diseases and stroke, account for nearly one-third of deaths throughout the world. The study examined all countries over the last 25 years. The paper titled Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for10 Causes, 1990-2015, is published in the Journal of the American... Read more

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Surprise Cardiac Finding Predicts Future Risk

2015 01 Sep

In patients with chronic ischaemic heart disease, a small left ventricle with thick walls, is the strongest predictor of morphologic remodelling, which is generally considered a first step towards heart failure, according to unexpected findings presented at ESC Congress 2015.Results of the DOPPLER-CIP (which stands for “Determining Optimal non-invasive... Read more

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Nuts and Peanuts Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Death

2015 03 Mar

According to an article published in JAMA, consumption of nuts and peanuts reduces the risk of overall death and death from cardiovascular disease across different ethnic groups and individuals with low socioeconomic status. This suggests that peanuts may be a cost-effective measure to improve cardiovascular health. Nuts are rich in nutrients and peanuts... Read more