Heart disease has a substantial psychological component

MADRID, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Greek researchers say cardiovascular disease has a substantial psychological component and psychological interventions such as music therapy halve deaths.
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Publication date: Available online 11 December 2018Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition)Author(s): Cristina Gavina
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Abstract Young competitive athletes ( ≤ 35 years old) with or without a previous diagnosis of cardiovascular disease may suddenly die in competitive activities, potentially leading to an impact in society through the media. Although the relative risk for sudden death (SD) in athletes is twice as high as for their counterparts, the absolute incidence is low. While there is consensus among medical societies worldwide that early detection of causal factors is highly desirable, there is debate among different screening schemes to that end. In Brazil, the recommendations of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology mirror the guid...
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A diet rich in red meat increases gut bacteria production of a compound that raises heart disease risk and reduces the compound's removal by the kidneys.
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k P Abstract Background: Fast progression of the transaortic mean gradient (P mean) is relevant for clinical decision making of valve replacement in patients with moderate and severe aortic stenosis (AS) patients. However, there is currently little knowledge regarding the determinants affecting progression of transvalvular gradient in AS patients. Methods: This monocentric retrospective study included consecutive patients presenting with at least two transthoracic echocardiography examinations covering a time interval of one year or more between April 2006 and February 2016 and diagnosed as moderate or severe...
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You really do need to eat your vegetables.
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Women who stick to a Mediterranean diet have a 25 percent lower risk of heart disease -- and researchers say they're starting to understand why. " Our study has a strong public health message that modest changes in known...
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Exposure to metals and pesticides at work could increase risk of heart disease, researchers say. Hispanic workers in the United States may be especially vulnerable because of language barriers and lower levels of...
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(Natural News) Having hyperlipidemia, or abnormally high cholesterol levels, can raise the risk of stroke and heart disease. These are the leading causes of death in the U.S. Apparently, some people rely on drug medications to manage their cholesterol levels because they believe these can help. In reality, there are many safer and more effective...
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AbstractCoronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels have been shown to be key in the pathogenesis of this condition. Lipid control has therefore been the subject of decades of research and has led to many large and robust randomized controlled trials, as well as the highest grossing drug of all time —Lipitor (atorvastatin). Statin therapy has long been indicated for secondary and more recently primary prevention. However, despite the large-scale use of statins, CHD prevalence remains high, and some patients do not respond to statin...
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