Obesity Paradox in Heart Disease Challenged by New Analysis Obesity Paradox in Heart Disease Challenged by New Analysis

Previous findings suggesting that patients with heart disease may live longer if they are obese may be explained by earlier diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, authors of a new study report.Medscape Medical News
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Inflammation has been shown to play an increasingly important role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and in precipitating thrombotic events. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a systemic inflammatory disorder with a wide range of extraintestinal manifestations including a clinically significant increase in the risk of venous thromboembolism compared to matched controls in several studies. The data for the association between IBD and ischemic heart disease are less clear; multiple population-based studies have shown both positive and negative associations between the 2 conditions. While the systemic inflammation shoul...
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Higher levels of circulating n-3 PUFAs from seafood associated with lower risk of unhealthy ageing Related items fromOnMedica Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Obesity associated with worse mortality and higher CVD risk More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease Low vitamin D levels linked to faster cognitive decline
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(Natural News) Even though Type 2 diabetes (T2D) was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young adults, adolescents and even in young children. According to a study, “the earlier a person is diagnosed with T2D, the higher their risk of death from heart disease...
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No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
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Mediterranean lifestyle takes effect in Spain but US continues to drop down tablePeople in Spain are predicted to have the longest life expectancy in the world by 2040 – beating Japan into second place – and much of the reason is to do with the way they eat, according to the authors of the most comprehensive study of the global burden of disease.In the years to come, the biggest threats to our health and longevity will be obesity, high blood pressure and blood sugar, tobacco use and drinking alcohol, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, US, which has produced the forecasts.Continue reading...
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Authors: Michas G, Karvelas G, Trikas A Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a significant and ever-growing problem in Europe, accounting for nearly 45% of all deaths and leading to significant morbidity. Greece is one of the European Union member states that top the list of deaths due to ischemic heart disease and stroke, a fact that is mainly attributed to unfavorable changes in modifiable risk factors. The aim of this review is to examine the latest evidence on the most important CVD risk factors. According to studies conducted during the last two decades, the prevalence of arterial hypertension, hypercholes...
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2018Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical AnalysisAuthor(s): Paz Otero, Manuel I. López-Martínez, Mónica R. García-RiscoAbstractThe increase of pathologies like cardiovascular diseases, obesity or diabetes due to the nature of diet is a matter of concern in our society. Because of this, there is a high interest in healthy natural products that could prevent the appearance of such diseases. This paper aims to study the content of fatty acids (FAs) and phenolic compounds of brown alga Laminaria ochroleuca (L. ochroleuca) and to determine the...
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This article is part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day October 16   José Graziano da Silva is Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsThe post Zero Hunger: our actions today are our future tomorrow appeared first on Inter Press Service.
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This study suggests that exocrine glands can be induced from pluripotent stem cells for organ replacement regenerative therapy. Replacement of Aged Microglia Partially Reverses Cognitive Decline in Mice https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2018/10/replacement-of-aged-microglia-partially-reverses-cognitive-decline-in-mice/ Researchers here report on a compelling demonstration that shows the degree to which dysfunctional microglia contribute to age-related neurodegeneration. The scientists use a pharmacological approach to greatly deplete the microglial population and then allow it to recover naturally. The...
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