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Cardiology Management

Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women Increased by Paracardial Heart Fat

2017 30 Jan

Postmenopausal women are at a higher risk of heart disease due to a certain type of heart fat that collects around the organ, according to a new study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.The study revealed that higher levels of paracardial fat is strongly associated with heart risk in women after menopause and those with... Read more

Cardiology Management

Menopause Increases Risk of Heart Disease

2015 29 Jul

A recent study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has shown for the first time that late- and post-menopausal women are at greater risk of heart disease since they have greater volumes of fat around their heart. The study is scheduled to be published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. "Cardiovascular... Read more