Medical News Today: Work and family demands may impact women's heart health

A new Brazilian study has found that stress arising from balancing work and family life can detrimentally affect women ’s cardiovascular health.
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This study aimed to investigate the association between perceived neighborhood characteristics and subclinical atherosclerosis in a large sample of adults, using cross-sectional data from the ELSA-Brasil (Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health).MethodsParticipants free of clinical coronary artery disease answered a questionnaire designed to assess their perceptions regarding 6 neighborhood dimensions: social cohesion, walkability, availability of healthy food, safety, witnessed violence, and personal victimization. The scores of each domain were used as independent variables. Common carotid intima-media thickness (CC...
Source: Global Heart - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Canadian Journal of CardiologyAuthor(s): Alexander C. Egbe, Keerthana Banala, Rahul Vojjini, Maria Najam, Fouad Khalil, Karim Osman, Mohamed Badawy, Jason H. Anderson, Nathaniel W. TaggartAbstractBackgroundElevated pulmonary artery wedge pressure (PAWP) is the hallmark of left heart failure, and is responsible for heart failure symptoms and mortality. Although, PAWP typically correlates with right atrial pressure (RAP), it is primarily dependent on left heart myocardial properties and volume status. Since right heart disease can occur in the absence of left heart d...
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Elevated postoperative lactate blood level was associated with a higher risk of postoperative death. PMID: 31708983 [PubMed]
Source: Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: Kardiochir Torakochirurgia Pol Source Type: research
The NHLBI DIR is hosting the Coronary CT Angiography (CTA) Summit on Thursday, November 14th. The CTA Summit will focus on discussions around novel vascular disease outcomes derived from coronary CT angiography and effect of interventions on these vascular disease outcomes. By improving earlier detection of atherosclerosis, millions of lives can be improved from the burdens of heart disease and stroke, which directly aligns with the NIH mission “ to seek knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. ...
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TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids have drawn attention for their potential to keep people's thinking sharp as they age, and new research appears to support that notion for some heart patients. The study...
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By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently. Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite. Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few. “The person who has that genetic propensity gets more of the sul...
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TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 -- Grab-and-go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you don't want -- heart disease. About 55% of Americans'daily calories come from eating...
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Authors: Mazaheri M, Rambod M Abstract INTRODUCTION: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in the newborn infants is associated with increased mortality and morbidity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence, risk factors and outcome of AKI in the premature neonates. METHODS: Between January 2014 and January 2015, 206 premature neonates between 27 and 36 weeks gestations were studied in the newborn intensive care unit of Amir-AL Momenin Hospital, in Semnan, Iran. All neonates were followed-up for seven days after birth. The diagnosis of AKI was based on urine output (UOP) 0.3 mg/dL or increased by 150% ...
Source: Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Iran J Kidney Dis Source Type: research
Researchers in Australia followed more than 500 men over 45 for ten years. The muscleiest were up to 81 per cent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke than the least muscleiest.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
E-cigarettes may be more harmful to a smoker’s heart than traditional tobacco cigarettes. That’s the finding of new research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, presented today (Nov. 11) at an American Heart Association scientific conference. The Cedars-Sinai team compared the hearts of 10 non-smokers to the hearts of 10 tobacco smokers and 10 e-cigarette smokers. All the people in the study were younger than 40, and all were otherwise healthy. In response to a mild bout of exercise, measures of blood flow increased in the hearts of the non-smokers. Among the tobacco smokers, this increase was blun...
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