Well : Even a Little Weight Training May Cut the Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Weight training might not just improve your physique — it might help build a healthier heart, too.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Exercise Weight Lifting Heart Deaths (Fatalities) Stroke Source Type: news

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Abstract BACKGROUND: Ticagrelor has been widely accepted in clinical practice for treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), however its clinical safety and efficacy have not been revealed sufficiently in Asian populations. METHODS AND RESULTS: Among a total 20,270 patients (age
Source: Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: J Cardiol Source Type: research
This study showed that potential vicious cycles underlying ARDs are quite diverse and unique, triggered by diverse and unique factors that do not usually progress with age, thus casting doubts on the possibility of discovering the single molecular cause of aging and developing the single anti-aging pill. Rather, each disease appears to require an individual approach. However, it still cannot be excluded that some or all of these cycles are triggered by fundamental processes of aging, such as chronic inflammation or accumulation of senescent cells. Nevertheless, experimental data showing clear cause and effect relationships...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Written by Pendell Meyers, few edits by SmithA man in his 60s with history of stroke and hypertension but no known heart disease presented with chest pain that started on the morning of presentation at around 8am.Here is his triage ECG when he presented at 1657:What do you think?There is sinus rhythm with normal QRS complex and ST depression in V2-V5, maximal in V3-V4. There is no ST depression in V6, II, III, or aVF, and no significant ST elevation in aVR, all confirming that the ST vector is not consistent with diffuse subendocardial ischemia, but rather a focal ST vector pointed at the posterior wall. It is posterior OM...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease compared with men who did 10 or fewer.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
In conclusion, de-escalation of antiplatelet therapy is associated with nonsignificant differences in both ischemic events and major bleeding compared with standard potent antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. The feasibility and even superiority of this strategy need to be elucidated by further randomized trials. PMID: 30759033 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Platelets - Category: Hematology Tags: Platelets Source Type: research
Alliance of 40 health bodies set to ramp up efforts to cut cardiovascular disease and dementia rates in England Related items fromOnMedica Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets NHS Health Check waste of time and money, says study First national joint awareness campaign on lung and heart disease launched Telling GPs which patients haven ’t had CRC screening improves uptake Diabetes, stroke and heart attack cut life expectancy
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
AbstractDiabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) disease. Conversely, CV disease is responsible for a majority of the deaths in patients with diabetes. Many drug trials have concentrated on blood glucose (hemoglobin A1c) reduction. This strategy, while reducing microvascular outcomes like nephropathy and neuropathy, has little or no effect on reducing macrovascular events like heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. It has been postulated that hypoglycemia may counterbalance some of the beneficial effects of anti-hyperglycemic agents, but this is not proven. Further, trial evidence for thiazolidine...
Source: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: VMS score for frailty is independently associated with short-term mortality and PCI-related SAE in elderly patients with STEMI treated with primary PCI. These results suggest that frailty in elderly patients is an important feature to measure and to be taken into account when developing risk models. PMID: 30771094 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Netherlands Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Neth Heart J Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of supervised exercise therapy (SET) on modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in IC patients.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions:This study found a significantly higher risk of MACEs in children and adolescents with OSA. These findings strongly suggest that clinicians should provide careful follow-up and medical treatment for children and adolescents with OSA.Citation:Tzeng NS, Chung CH, Chang HA, Chang CC, Lu RB, Yeh HW, Chiang WS, Kao YC, Chang SY, Chien WC. Obstructive sleep apnea in children and adolescents and the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan.J Clin Sleep Med. 2019;15(2):275–283.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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