Tag: Coronary Heart Disease

Innovation, Research

Height may be risk factor for multiple health conditions

June 2, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A large genetic study by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Million Veteran Program (MVP)) has found that a person’s height may affect their risk for several common health conditions in adulthood. Significant findings include a link between height and […]

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 […]

Innovation, Research

Research shows 10 or more medications are prescribed to older heart failure patients

October 13, 2020

Via: The Medical News

More than half of older patients hospitalized for heart failure, a progressive condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should, are discharged from the hospital with prescriptions for 10 or more medications, according to new […]

Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Patient-friendly method of measuring retinal vessel diameters indicates cardiovascular risk

June 2, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Peter Maloca, group leader at IOB for Ophthalmic Imaging, together with Konstantin Gugleta, senior attending physician at the University Hospital Eye Clinic Basel and Henner Hanssen, Head of Preventive Sports Medicine & Systems Physiology, Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, […]

Innovation, Research

Study demonstrates the benefits of genomic risk assessment in preventing common diseases

April 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new Finnish study demonstrated the benefits of large-scale genomic information in estimating the risk of onset for cardiac diseases, diabetes and common cancers. The findings, based on the FinnGen research dataset encompassing more than 135,000 Finns, show that new […]

Innovation, Research

Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk

April 8, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The world is eating more meat. The global consumption of meat and poultry has increased in both developed and developing countries over the past 50 years, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Red meat is […]

Innovation, Research

Use of e-cigarettes increases risk of stroke, heart attack, coronary heart disease

January 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Using e-cigarettes increases your odds of having a stroke, heart attack and coronary heart disease, according to preliminary research to be presented in Honolulu at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019, a world premier meeting for researchers and […]

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 […]