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How to Avoid Your Risk of Heart Disease

How to Avoid Your Risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease is not strange to us nowadays. Even when the standard of life is higher, the risk of heart attack is bigger. A long with the development of life, people live happier and more sufficient. They can go anywhere … Read more

Stem Cell Thought To Be “Broken Heart’ Treatment

Stem Cell Thought To Be

Stem cell injection is now studied for the first time to heal heart attacks. By getting this therapy, healthy cardiac muscle is considered to be able to regrow when a piece of muscle in a person’s heart dies from lack … Read more

Abused childhood links to heart disease risk in adulthood

Abused childhood links to heart disease risk in adulthood

That is the latest study links the girl risk of heart risk and stroke to childhood sex abuse. Accordingly, girls who report having had forced sex at a young age have an increased risk of heart disease as adults, the … Read more

No Benefit to Lowering Blood Pressure in Acute Stroke: Study

No Benefit to Lowering Blood Pressure in Acute Stroke: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — Giving medication to lower blood pressure in hypertensive stroke patients appears to have no benefit and might even be harmful, says a new study that seems to confirm current treatment guidelines. Medication doesn’t improve … Read more

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — High levels of certain blood enzymes following coronary-artery bypass surgery can signal an increased risk of death, a new study suggests. Elevated levels linked to increased risk of death, researchers say. For those with … Read more

Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — A new study debunks the idea that the cholesterol-fighting drugs known as statins work better in people with high levels of a certain protein and may not work at all in those with low … Read more

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes now affects nearly 26 million Americans of all ages and 79 million people have what doctors call “prediabetes,” according to 2011 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read more

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — A stress management program based on cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in patients with heart disease, Swedish researchers report. Reducing anxiety cuts heart attacks, deaths and … Read more

Second Heart Attack Not Always Tied to Original Blockage

Second Heart Attack Not Always Tied to Original Blockage

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) — Twenty percent of heart attack patients stand a good chance of suffering a second attack over the following three years, an event that is nearly as likely to be caused by a new blockage … Read more

Worsening Depression Adds to Heart Failure Risks: Study

Worsening Depression Adds to Heart Failure Risks: Study

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — Heart failure patients whose depression worsens with time are less likely to fare well in the long-run than patients whose depressive symptoms either stabilize or dissipate, a new study indicates. Routine mental health screening … Read more