Heart rate warning: Do you know your resting heart rate? The number linked to early death

RESTING heart rate can be an indicator of how healthy a person is. New research has revealed a rise in rate for those in their 50s is linked to heightened risk of heart disease, and therefore early death.
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A new expert consensus document proposes a two-tiered care delivery system for patients with valvular heart disease, akin to that used for stroke and trauma care.Medscape Medical News
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Publication date: July 2019Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 115Author(s): Lan Li, Ai-Ling Yu, Zheng-Li Wang, Ken Chen, Wan Zheng, Jun-Jie Zhou, Qi Xie, Hong-Bin Yan, Ping Ren, Xi HuangAbstractThe comorbidity of coronary heart disease (CHD) and depression in patients is extremely prevalent, with a rate from 20 to 50%, while depression-like behaviors exist in a larger percentage of patients. Therefore, the study of comorbidities is particularly urgent. Chaihu-Shugan-San (CSS), a classical traditional Chinese medicine formula, has been used to treat CHD with depression for hundreds of years. However, the mecha...
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ConclusionsIn this case, CHM may be an effective alternative therapy for the treatment of KD, and furthermore, may also be applied as an option to salvage failed intravenous immunoglobulin procedures. Further controlled trials are warranted to determine whether this is an effective treatment option for other cases of KD.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Patient-reported pretreatment sexual function and comorbidities enables stratification and prediction of erectile function. EPIC subset questions with baseline comorbidities may potentially serve as a quick and practical clinical tool for predicting sexual survivorship. PMID: 31005217 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Radiotherapy and Oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Radiother Oncol Source Type: research
Cheng Luo1†, Xiqing Bian1†, Qian Zhang2, Zhenyan Xia1, Bowen Liu1, Qi Chen1, Chienchih Ke3,4, Jian-Lin Wu1* and Yonghua Zhao5* 1State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Chinese Medicine, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China 2Department of Biotherapy, Shenzhen Luohu People’s Hospital, Shenzhen, China 3Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 4Biomedical Imaging Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan 5State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medi...
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AbstractBackgroundHyperglycemia is believed to be a risk factor for cognitive decline, but the longitudinal relationship between hyperglycemia and cognitive decline in the Japanese population is unclear. The present study aimed to clarify the association between blood glucose levels and information processing ability in middle-aged and older adults.MethodsThe subjects were 866 men and 815 women aged 40 –79 years not taking medication for diabetes who participated in the first study wave (1997–2000) and then participated at least once in the subsequent six study waves (2000–2012) of the National Ins...
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(Reuters Health) - Pediatric blood pressure guideline changes issued in 2017 increase the number of children diagnosed with high blood pressure, a new study finds.
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The threshold for high blood pressure in children was lowered in 2017. The new standard predicted nearly 20 percent of heart disease cases later in life, a new American Heart Association study found.
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Researchers at the University of Iowa analyzed 18 years of data on 6,550 people over 40 who had no history of heart disease. They found a connection between no breakfast and heart woes.
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(CNN) — Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. Skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on Monday. After a person’s age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, diet, lifestyle, body mass index and disease status were taken into account, the study found that those who never had breakfast had a 87% higher risk of cardiovascular mortality compared with people who h...
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