AHA: Obesity May Increase Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- People with obesity are known to be at increased risk for coronary heart disease, the most common type of heart disease. Now, a new study shows obesity may also increase the chance of developing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Better treatment of multiple conditions is ‘urgent challenge’
Nine in ten people with coronary heart disease in the UK are living with at least one other long-term condition, increasing the risk of an early death, a charity has warned. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

New Cochrane health evidence challenges belief that omega 3 supplements reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha ­linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).  ALA is normally found in fats from plant foods, such as nuts and seeds (walnuts and rapeseed are rich sources). EPA and DHA, collectively called long chain omega 3 fats, are naturally found in fatty fish, su...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Multivitamins May Not Provide Heart Benefits
An analysis found no ties between multivitamins and the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease or stroke incidence or mortality. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Heart Source Type: news

High-Risk APOL1 Not Tied to CVD, Stroke in Older Black Women
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 -- For postmenopausal African-American women, high-risk APOL1 genotype seems not to be associated with coronary heart disease, stroke, or mortality, according to a study published online July 3 in JAMA Cardiology. Nora... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doing this 22 minutes a day will help you fight deadly heart disease
(Natural News) Staving off heart disease is simpler than you think. A recent study has found that the simple act of brisk walking for just 22 minutes a day is a great measure to prevent coronary heart disease (also known as coronary artery disease), which happens when plaque builds up in the arteries. Even more riveting:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack - £1 fruit in your breakfast could lower risk of deadly condition
HEART attack risk could be reduced by making changes to your diet or exercise plan. Eating more of this cheap fruit could lower your risk of a deadly myocardial infarction, which is a symptom of coronary heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - £1 snack is a great food to prevent heart disease symptoms
HEART attacks could be prevented by making diet and lifestyle changes. Eating more of this cheap snack could help to prevent the symptoms of coronary heart disease, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: Eat this to help you avoid the condition
HEART disease types consist of coronary heart disease and congenital heart disease. Common symptoms of the condition include chest pain, heart palpitations and unusual breathlessness. Eating these seeds could help reduce your risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: Tired of fish? Eat this great omega-3 alternative to prevent the condition
HEART disease types consist of coronary heart disease and congenital heart disease. Common symptoms of the condition include chest pain, heart palpitations and unusual breathlessness. Eating these seeds could help reduce your risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: Tired of fish? Eat this to help prevent the condition
HEART disease types consist of coronary heart disease and congenital heart disease. Common symptoms of the condition include chest pain, heart palpitations and unusual breathlessness. Eating these seeds could help reduce your risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - how many cups of tea each day could prevent deadly condition?
HEART attacks are a medical emergency and require immediately treatment. You could lower your risk of a heart attack, which is a sign of coronary heart disease, by adding green tea to your diet, it ’s been claimed. How many cups should you drink each day to prevent a myocardial infarction? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The treatment could benefit one in five heart attack victims
CORONARY heart disease is one of the UK ’s leading causes of death. Nearly one in seven men and one in 12 women die from it – that’s more than 66,000 deaths a year, 180 a day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology: Job strain linked to increased risk of premature death for men with cardiometabolic disease
(The Lancet) Having a demanding job and little control over it is associated with an increased risk of premature death in men with coronary heart disease, stroke, or diabetes, according to an observational study tracking more than 100000 men and women with and without cardiometabolic disease from Finland, France, Sweden, and the UK for almost 14 years, published in The Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Postmenopausal Sex Hormone Levels Associated With Later CVD
FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 -- In postmenopausal women, higher testosterone/estradiol ratios are associated with increased risks for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), and heart failure events, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More important for heart patients to be active than thin
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) A new study shows that it is much more important to exercise than to lose weight for patients with coronary heart disease conditions, such as angina pectoris and heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco breaks hearts
Cairo, Egypt, 31 May – Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. This year, World No Tobacco Day focuses on tobacco and heart disease. The campaign’s slogan is “Tobacco breaks hearts. Choose health, not tobacco”. Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of premature death and disability worldwide. It is also a key risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular dise...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 26, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

PCI Improves Angina, QOL in Stable CHD With'Gray Zone' FFR PCI Improves Angina, QOL in Stable CHD With'Gray Zone' FFR
For patients with stable coronary heart disease and fractional flow reserve values in the gray zone between 0.75 and 0.82, adding PCI to medical therapy improved symptoms and quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA Advisory Recommends Fish Twice Weekly for CV Health AHA Advisory Recommends Fish Twice Weekly for CV Health
A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association reaffirms a recommendation to eat two servings of fish per week to prevent heart failure, coronary heart disease, sudden death, and stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Six lifestyle factors that can lead to life-threatening condition
HEART attack symptoms can be life-threatening, so it ’s important to recognise all the signs so you can receive immediate medical attention. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of heart attacks, and there are six lifestyle factors that can put you at risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Tobacco Consumption Contributes 12% Deaths From Heart Diseases - NHF
[This Day] Tobacco use and second-hand smoke is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease; contributing about 12 per cent death from heart disease, the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: Three warning signs of the sudden event you MUST know
HEART attack symptoms may come on suddenly and, if you don ’t know the signs, you may think it is something else. Having coronary heart disease, or another form, can increase your risk of having a heart attack. These are the emergency warning signs you are having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Three warning signs you MUST know
HEART attack symptoms may come on suddenly and, if you don ’t know the signs, you may think it is something else. Having coronary heart disease, or another form, can increase your risk of having a heart attack. These are the emergency warning signs you are having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Three emergency signs of the sudden event you MUST know
HEART attack symptoms may come on suddenly and, if you don ’t know the signs, you may think it is something else. Having coronary heart disease, or another form, can increase your risk of having a heart attack. These are the emergency warning signs you are having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atrial fibrillation patients diagnosed with coronary heart disease face increased risk of dementia
(Intermountain Medical Center) Atrial fibrillation patients who are diagnosed with carotid artery disease face higher risks for developing dementia, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudden Death Can Still Loom Over the ICD-Ineligible With CHD Sudden Death Can Still Loom Over the ICD-Ineligible With CHD
In the future, will primary-prevention defibrillators go into patients with coronary heart disease but mid-range ejection fractions? Potentially, if they meet certain criteria.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Large Lipoprotein(a) Reductions Needed for Clinical Benefit Large Lipoprotein(a) Reductions Needed for Clinical Benefit
Absolute Lp(a) level reductions of 100 mg/dL are needed to substantially reduce coronary heart disease risk, potentially explaining the relative failure of recent trials, say US researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High Incidence of Sudden and/or Arrhythmic Death in CHD
FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 -- Among patients with coronary heart disease without severe systolic dysfunction, sudden and/or arrhythmic deaths (SAD) account for a considerable proportion of deaths, according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Four diet changes to prevent deadly heart disease - are you at risk?
HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, feeling dizzy, and an overwhelming sense of anxiety. But, you could lower your risk of a deadly myocardial infarction, an coronary heart disease, by making these quick and cheap diet changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors involved in the early onset and severity of childhood obesity
(Frontiers) A family history of obesity, high blood pressure and lipid levels, type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease should all be considered high risk factors for the severity and early onset of childhood obesity, reveals a new study. The study, which assessed these risk factors together from children's parents, siblings and grandparents, also finds the most severely obese children -- even the very young -- show insulin resistance, which can lead to the development of type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can you see the heart disease on this smile? Your teeth can reveal a lot about your health
HEART disease symptoms include heart attacks, chest pain, and difficulty breathing. Your dentist could spot your risk of developing heart disease by simply looking inside your mouth, at your teeth. Can you spot the coronary heart disease on this smile? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Six lifestyle factors that can increase your chance of symptoms
HEART attack symptoms and signs can include chest pain and shortness of breath. Coronary heart disease can lead to one happening, and there are six lifestyle factors that can increase the chance of you developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronary heart disease: DMP could be extended by two topics
(Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care) Almost all health care aspects need to be updated. The already third search update for guidelines shows that their number and quality have increased notably in 10 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tooth loss in middle age linked to heart disease
(Reuters Health) - Losing two or more natural teeth in middle age may signal an increased risk for coronary heart disease, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sugary Drinks, but Not Foods, Linked to Increased Mortality Sugary Drinks, but Not Foods, Linked to Increased Mortality
In the REGARDS study of nearly 18,000 middle-aged people, high consumption of sugary beverages was associated with twice the risk for death from coronary heart disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Exercise Could Lower Your Chances of Getting Heart Disease Even if You ’re Genetically at Risk
About one in four deaths in the United States are due to heart disease. But a new study suggests that even if you have a genetic risk for heart disease, there’s a simple way to combat it: Exercise. In the study, researchers looked at data from nearly 500,000 people from England, Scotland and Wales who were participating in a trial called the U.K. Biobank Study. At the start of the trial, the men and women allowed researchers to assess their genetic predispositions for heart disease. They also self-reported their exercise, wore accelerometers to subjectively measure their daily physical activity, wore hand dynamometer...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Exercise family history of heart disease genetic risk for heart disease onetime Source Type: news

All That Overtime Could Be Killing You
Researchers said they found that working 61 to 70 hours a week increased the risk of coronary heart disease by 42 percent, and working 71 to 80 hours increased it by 63 percent. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for balancing diet with potassium for people with kidney disease
(Natural News) Healthcare professionals usually suggest a sufficient potassium intake to lower an individual’s blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular damage, coronary heart disease, and stroke. But according to a review, for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those with end stage renal disease (ESRD), potassium intake must be carefully controlled to prevent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

H. Pylori Linked to Atherosclerosis in Healthy People (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Infected individuals with no history of coronary heart disease had significant subclinical atherosclerosis (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 31, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart Disease, Stroke Less Prevalent Among Foreign-Born
WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 -- Foreign-born adults living in the United States have a lower prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke than adults born in the United States, according to a study published online March 28 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart disease, stroke less widespread among foreign-born vs. US-born adults
(American Heart Association) Foreign-born adults living in the United States had a lower prevalence of coronary heart disease and stroke than US-born adults in nationally representative data spanning 2006-2014, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

People Aren't as Safe From Lead as Thought: Study
The findings revealed a link between low-level exposure and increased risk of premature death. Lead exposure has been associated with hardened arteries, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, according to the researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than quarter of British adults living with 2 health conditions
High blood pressure, diabetes, coronary heart disease, depression and cancer are among the most common of the 36 illnesses said to be fuelling Britain's ill-health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Heart Disease Patients, Think Exercise, Not Weight Loss
In patients with coronary heart disease, exercise lowered the risk of dying, while weight loss did not. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Weight Exercise Heart Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Internet search trends mirror heart disease patterns
(American College of Cardiology) Search engine queries related to common heart disease symptoms track closely with geographic and seasonal trends for coronary heart disease hospitalizations, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA review finds additional data supports the potential for increased long-term risks with antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) in patients with heart disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising caution before prescribing the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) to patients with heart disease because of a potential increased risk of heart problems or death that can occur years later. Our recommendation is based on our review of the results of a 10-year follow-up study1 of patients with coronary heart disease from a large clinical trial2 that first observed this safety issue. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 22, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

How to beat heart disease with diet and lifestyle
(Natural News) You can prevent heart disease — eating a healthy diet, such as a plant-based diet, and making healthy lifestyle changes are just some of the steps you can make. Cholesterol is the greatest risk factor for coronary heart disease. It increases in levels because of poor diets. Most people who were raised on a conventional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Heart disease: 'Just one cigarette daily' raises risk
Just one cigarette per day raises the risk of coronary heart disease to around half that of smoking 20, according to a new review of published evidence. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Even one cigarette a day greatly raises cardiovascular risk, experts warn
Impact of one daily cigarette on risk of heart disease and stroke greater than previously thoughtSmoking just one cigarette a day is more dangerous than commonly thought, say researchers who have found it still raises the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke to about half the risk from smoking 20 a day.The team behind the study say that the findings emphasise that cutting out cigarettes, rather than just cutting down, is necessary to dramatically reduce the chance of cardiovascular problems – akey cause of premature death among smokers.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Smoking Heart disease Society Health Stroke Medical research Science Source Type: news

Heart disease risk - Seven ways to lower your risk of life-threatening condition
CORONARY heart disease is a type of cardiovascular disease - the leading cause of early death across the world. You can lower your risk of the deadly condition by eating right, and by changing your lifestyle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news