Tag: heart disease risk

Innovation, Research

Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk

April 9, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Psychosocial stress — typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments — may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study by researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public […]

Biomarker, Innovation

US researchers use biomarker blood test to reveal heart disease risk

November 12, 2019


Researchers collected data of approximately 13,000 individuals from three notable patient populations, including multiple ethnicities. They found that around one-third of adults suffering from mild hypertension, not recommended for treatment, had higher levels in one of the two biomarkers, indicating […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

AHA and ADA launch new initiative to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce heart disease risk

November 13, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know Diabetes by Heart™, to reduce cardiovascular deaths, heart attacks and strokes in people living with type 2 diabetes People […]

Innovation, Research

Consumption of fermented dairy products may lower heart disease risk

October 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. A very high consumption […]

Innovation, Research

High cholesterol early in life boosts heart disease risk

August 21, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

High levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease. People may worry more about their cholesterol levels when they age, but new research suggests that they should take preventive action much earlier. A new study […]

Innovation, Research, Wellness

Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

August 8, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The results from increased physical activity were found to be particularly good among women. Physical inactivity is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death from cardiovascular disease. Physical activity’s protective effect is likely due in part to […]

Innovation, Research

Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk

June 18, 2018

Via: The Medical News

This is the first time a study has demonstrated the potential of combining stem cell-based disease modeling with CRISPR/Cas 9-mediated genome editing, to determine the pathogenic ability of an undescribed genetic variant known of as “variant of uncertain significance” (VUS). […]


Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease death risk by 40 percent

June 1, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Currently, in the United States, vegetarianism and veganism are steadily becoming more popular. Touted as a more healthful option, many people are working to reduce their meat intake. In the past few decades, numerous studies have demonstrated that restricting meat […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers study multi-gene test to predict heart disease risk

January 10, 2018


Researchers from Laval University and McMaster University in Canada have studied the use of polygenic risk score in predicting early-onset of heart disease. Based on multiple genetic differences, the risk score or polygenic test is reported to have identified more […]