Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
Severely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery have a significantly reduced risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - Britons risk heart disease if they brush their teeth like this
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some lifestyle or diet changes. You could help to prevent a myocardial infarction and deadly coronary heart disease by making sure you do this every morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: The daily routine that could prevent heart disease - risk revealed
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some lifestyle or diet changes. You could help to prevent a myocardial infarction and deadly coronary heart disease by making sure you do this every morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on a new qualified health claim for consuming oils with high levels of oleic acid to reduce coronary heart disease risk
FDA issues a qualified health claim for oleic acid oils based on data showing it reduces cholesterols levels. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cardiac experts unveil the revolution that will bulletproof your heart years before disease hits
There is unarguably a need for innovation: in Britain, one person dies of coronary heart disease every eight minutes – usually a fatal heart attack. That’s 66,000 people every year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Team determines how cholesterol moves inside cells
This study may help pave the way for new diagnostic and therapeutic tools for these diseases.AUTHORSDr. Peter Totonoz, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Jaspreet Sandhu, a student in pathology and laboratory medicine, are the study ’s senior author and first author, respectively. Other UCLA-affiliated authors are Xu Xiao, Thomas Weston, Alessandra Ferrari, Jose Orozco, David Strugatsky, Stephen Lee, Cuiwen He, Cynthia Hong, Laurent Bentolila, and Stephen Young. Non-UCLA authors are Shiqian Li, Louise Fairall, Simon Pfisterer , Jennifer Gurnett, Dipti ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prevent the number one cause of premature death by simply taking vitamin C
(Natural News) Vitamin C is the go-to nutrient for immune system support, but did you know that this vital nutrient can also help prevent heart disease? Coronary heart disease is a leading cause of premature death in the United States, and it turns out diet is a huge factor. Estimates have long shown that roughly half... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronary calcium levels a better predictor of patients at risk for coronary heart disease
(Intermountain Medical Center) A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack and the need for revascularization than standard risk-assessment equations used in medical practice today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Under 40 With High Blood Pressure? Be Wary of Heart Risks
Coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure or peripheral artery disease were among the risks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Blood Pressure Heart Peripheral Vascular Disease Age, Chronological Source Type: news

Heart attack: Eating fermented dairy products may prevent deadly condition happening
HEART ATTACK: Eating fermented dairy products may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and heart attacks, according to a recent study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fermented dairy products may protect against heart attack
(University of Eastern Finland) Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. A very high consumption of non-fermented dairy products, on the other hand, was associated with an increased risk of incident coronary heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cipla gets USFDA nod for hypertension, cardiac drug
Cipla said, Metoprolol succinate extended-release tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure, Angina Pectoris (chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease). (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

New study examines Brexit's effect on 'Sugar Tax' and coronary heart disease
(University of Liverpool) A new study published in Public Health Nutrition examines the potential effects of Brexit on the 'Sugar Tax' and coronary heart disease (CHD) in England. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Severe mental illness (SMI) and physical health inequalities: briefing
This report finds people with severe mental illness have significantly worse physical health compared to the general population, with a higher prevalence of obesity, diabetes, COPD, stroke, heart failure, coronary heart disease and asth (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronary heart disease symptoms SHOCK – would you recognise signs of the deadly disease?
CORONARY heart disease is a major cause of death, but over a quarter of people surveyed in the UK can ’t name a single symptom, according to a recent survey. Do you know what the signs of coronary heart disease are? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: How to prevent coronary heart disease and maintain a healthy heart
HEART attacks are most commonly caused by coronary heart disease, which clogs up the blood vessels supplying the heart. Coronary heart disease can be prevented, however, minimising the risk of suffering from a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Are women with hot flashes at risk of sleep apnea?
Menopausal symptoms can be annoying, but did you ever think they could be life-threatening??A Mayo Clinic study found some common menopausal symptoms may be linked to obstructive sleep apnea?? a condition that can lead to serious health issues, including increased risks of?coronary heart disease,?high blood pressure?and?stroke. https://youtu.be/u2RENZT0Pzk Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Women are a FIFTH more likely to die after routine surgery for coronary heart disease
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from Keele University analysed 6.6 million patients over 10 years and found women who have a percutaneous coronary intervention are more at risk than men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greater CAD Incidence, Heart Mass in Firefighter Cardiac Arrests
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 -- Most cardiac fatalities among firefighters have evidence of coronary heart disease and increased heart mass, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Denise L. Smith,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart CTA Results in Lower Death Rate From CHD, Non-Fatal MI
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 -- For patients with stable chest pain, coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) results in a lower rate of death from coronary heart disease or non-fatal myocardial infarction at five years, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blood stasis therapy for traumatic injury: a prospective, single-arm, pre-post pilot study - Ko MM, Jang S, Lee JA, Kang BK, Jung J.
OBJECTIVES: Blood stasis is an important pathophysiologic concept in Traditional East Asian Medicine. It has been considered to be a pathogenic factor in chronic and incurable conditions such as pain, infertility, cancer, coronary heart disease, and others... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Even Low Levels of Toxic Metals Put Heart at Risk
Their analysis of 37 studies that included nearly 350,000 people linked arsenic exposure to a 23 percent increased risk of coronary heart disease and a 30 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advice to limit dairy should be reconsidered
Only milk appears to increase the risk of coronary heart disease, other dairy products protect against cerebrovascular events Related items fromOnMedica Scotland reveals plans to cut impact of type 2 diabetes Diabetes risk lower with high intake of fruit and veg CCGs must focus more on foot care Genetic tendency to obesity no barrier to weight management High-quality carbs and unsaturated fats lower heart risks (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence could Help Tackle Coronary Heart Disease
Scientist from King’s College London believe that Artificial Intelligence could hold the key to identifying the best way to treat the country’s biggest killer, coronary heart disease (CHD). And now the team has secured close to £250,000 from by national charity Heart Research UK to pursue the test, that if successful would be less invasive, faster and more cost-effective than existing procedures. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Current advice to limit dairy intake should be reconsidered
(European Society of Cardiology) The consumption of dairy products has long been thought to increase the risk of death, particularly from coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease, and cancer, because of dairy's relatively high levels of saturated fat. Yet evidence for any such link, especially among US adults, is inconsistent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Medication reminder apps improved heart patients ’ adherence
A study recently published in Heart found that coronary heart disease (CHD) patients assigned a smartphone app for medication reminders demonstrated greater adherence than those who did not. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Apps a timely reminder for those on heart medication
(University of Sydney) New research from the University of Sydney shows mobile apps could potentially save lives by helping people with coronary heart disease keep on top of their medication. Published today in Heart, the study shows the use of high-quality medication reminder apps increases people's adherence to cardiovascular medication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - do you have this patch of skin on your buttocks?
HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, feeling short of breath, and feeling dizzy. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease if you have this patch of skin on your buttocks, knees or elbows. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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