The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health
Eating fried foods increased the risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure and premature death. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Food Heart Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

New perspectives challenge the idea that saturated fats cause heart disease
(The University of Bergen) Why do saturated fats increase blood cholesterol, and why should this be dangerous? After all, saturated fats occur naturally in a wide variety of foods, including breast milk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Four serious signs that may show up in your nose - 'nosebleeds'
STATINS are a proven game-changer against high cholesterol - a precursor to heart disease. The cholesterol-lowering medications can cause side effects - here are four associated with your nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 - - With rising obesity rates, more young women American women are developing type 2 diabetes, putting them at hugely increased risk for heart disease, new research shows. In fact, the study found that women under 55 with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to live longer: Reduce heart disease risk by 20 percent by drinking colourful tea
HOW TO live longer: There's so much beauty in the world, and if you'd like to continue enjoying sunrises and sunsets, drinking tea may be part of the health kit. What benefits come from drinking the hot beverage? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Report muscle pains otherwise myopathy might develop
STATINS bring down high cholesterol when lifestyle adjustments aren't enough. The medication is widely prescribed to help prevent heart disease and stroke. However, side effects can occur - what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Counting patients social determinants of health may help doctors avert fatal heart attacks
(Weill Cornell Medicine) Doctors may be able to predict their patients' risks of fatal coronary heart disease more accurately by taking into account the number of adverse social factors affecting them, according to a new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Statins side effects: The serious side effects in your genitals to be aware of
STATINS are medicines that lower high cholesterol levels - a precursor to heart disease. In rare circumstances, taking statins can have adverse side effects, some of which can be seen in your genitals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke
Eating even a little fried food can make a big difference in your heart health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for men: Omega-3 fatty acids shown to improve testicular and heart health
BEST supplements for men: Men and woman are very different and as such their health needs will greatly differ. Taking omega-3 fatty acids are known to help with men's semen count, improve testicular health and reduce risk for heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fried Food a Big Risk Factor in Heart Disease
Title: Fried Food a Big Risk Factor in Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Diabetes powerfully associated with premature coronary heart disease in women
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) To understand what factors put younger individuals at higher risk of premature coronary heart disease, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Mayo Clinic analyzed more than 50 risk factors in 28,024 women who participated in the decades-long Women's Health Study. Notably, women under 55 with type-2 diabetes had a tenfold greater risk of having CHD over the next two decades, with lipoprotein insulin resistance proving to be a strong, predictive biomarker as well. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fried Food a Big Factor in Heart Disease, Stroke
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests. The risk rises with each additional 4-ounce serving per week, a research team in China found. For the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Default Opt-Out of Cardiac Rehabilitation Increases Referrals
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- For inpatients with ischemic heart disease, redesign of decision pathways from default opt-in to opt-out of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) results in a significant increase in CR referrals, according to a research letter... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted issues of obesity
Obesity increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and other health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers. "One of the most prevalent conditions in this country and around the world is increased weight and obesity," says Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. "Approximately 70% of Americans are either overweight or have obesity. This [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is normal weight obesity?
Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. It increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer. Obesity is determined by the percentage of body fat, not by weight. If your body fat percentage is high enough, you can have a normal weight [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Boosting your quercetin intake found to have heart-protective effects
(Natural News) Heart disease is a serious condition that can greatly reduce your quality of life. It can lead to cardiovascular events like stroke and heart attack that not only cause irreparable damage to survivors but also burden them with sky-high costs for emergency treatments like heart surgery. Fortunately, quercetin offers people with heart disease a more affordable alternative. Found in several... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: Do Statins cause more harm than good? What are the side effects?
STATINS are a type of medication that help to prevent high cholesterol levels in the blood as well as a number of deadly conditions, including heart disease, strokes, and heart attacks. But do statins cause more harm than good, and what are the side effects of taking statins? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If you smoke, quitting before age 40 could dramatically lessen your chances of an early heart-related death
In long-term study, researchers found that smokers were three times more likely than nonsmokers to die of heart disease or stroke. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Fried food intake linked to heightened serious heart disease and stroke risk
(BMJ) Fried-food intake is linked to a heightened risk of major heart disease and stroke, finds a pooled analysis of the available research data, published online in the journal Heart. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: Nodules on your Achilles tendon is a warning sign
HIGH cholesterol is highly pernicious because it raises your risk of heart disease and doesn't leave a trace. However, in rare instances, high cholesterol can give rise to some perceptible warning signs, including nodules on your Achilles tendons. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Lemongrass tea's properties may reduce heart disease and cancer risk
HOW TO live longer: There are two formidable obstacles to longevity - heart disease and cancer. Lemongrass tea boasts properties that may reduce your risk of both. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: The Mayo Clinic Diet -- a lifelong approach to diet and exercise
Being overweight isn't just a cosmetic concern. Obesity is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer. The good news is that even modest weight loss can improve or prevent the health problems associated with obesity. Dietary [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 17, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Periodontitis is associated with cardiovascular diseases: A 13-year study
Conclusions: This study demonstrates that severe periodontitis is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease, independent of established cardiovascular risk factors.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 14, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Better chest CT CAC reporting avoids unnecessary exams
Reporting coronary artery calcium (CAC) on routine chest CT could help clinicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine-learning model predicts adverse cardiac outcomes CCTA, functional tests stratify heart disease risk by age Coronary calcium predicts events, death, in younger adults ARRS: Ungated CT calcium scores downgrade cardiac risk Coronary calcium usually ignored on chest CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The four physical symptoms felt on the body warning levels are too high
HIGH cholesterol: The body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. What are the four physical symptoms warning your levels are dangerously high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ischemic Heart, Hypertensive Disease Deaths Up During COVID-19
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- During the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increase in deaths caused by ischemic heart disease and hypertensive diseases in the United States, as well as a reduction in cardiovascular diagnostic testing... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pandemic Is Tied to Big Rise in U.S. Heart Deaths
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- In a finding that highlights another health consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, researchers report that the risk of dying from heart disease increased during the coronavirus lockdowns last spring, likely because people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The COVID-19 pandemic led to at least 16,000 extra US heart disease deaths
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found that for every person killed by heart disease in the US in 2019, about 1.25 died amid the spring peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CVD Deaths Increased, Imaging Decreased During Pandemic CVD Deaths Increased, Imaging Decreased During Pandemic
Two new papers quantify the impact of COVID-19 on patients with heart disease: more deaths, less disease testing or diagnosis. Experts suggest shutdowns may have been too complete.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

'Brown Fat' May Help Your Health, Even if You're Obese
A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthier 2021: Laura Is Finding Motivation in Her 'Why'
My family has a history of heart disease and diabetes. So, it’s important for me to stay committed to my health goals. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calorie-Burning'Brown Fat' Could Help Keep You Healthy, Even if You're Obese
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Brown fat generates heat by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diet Brings Better'Microbiome,' Healthier Life
This study demonstrates a clear association between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Foods That May Lead to a Healthier Gut and Better Health
A diet full of highly processed foods with added sugars and salt promoted gut microbes linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Microbiology Research Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Obesity Weight Diabetes Heart Vegetables Cholesterol Health Foods Nature Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

What to know about hypertension: Left undetected can be fatal
In the midst of the outbreak and concerns over Covid-19, another condition that afflicts nearly half of all Americans has come into sharp focus: hypertension. Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension results when the long-term force of blood movement against your artery walls has become too high — so high, it can cause heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, and other potentially fatal heart health problems, especially if left undetected and untreated over time. It’s an increasingly common… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news

Diabetes raises by 21 percent the chances of developing cardiovascular disease, research says
The danger occurs even if key heart disease risk factors are well-controlled, according to the report. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Echo helps identify flossing-induced heart disease
In a case report from Texas, echocardiography helped clinicians diagnose a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Echocardiography shows range of COVID-19 heart injuries Ultrasound shows heart disease risk from psoriasis Researchers test new ultrasound method for heart disease New ultrasound technique gauges kids' heart function Stress echo beats CCTA for evaluating chest pain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID-19 pandemic indirectly disrupted heart disease care
(American College of Cardiology) Deaths from ischemic heart disease and hypertensive diseases in the United States increased during the COVID-19 pandemic over the prior year, while globally, COVID-19 was associated with significant disruptions in cardiovascular disease testing. These findings are from two papers publishing in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that examined the indirect effects of the pandemic on cardiovascular disease patients and their care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sickle-Cell Trait May Not Independently Elevate CHD Risk Sickle-Cell Trait May Not Independently Elevate CHD Risk
Coronary heart disease didn't seem to explain the risk of sudden death associated with the trait in a combined analysis of five major population-based studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

JAMA Network Open Retracts Its First Paper, on Heart Disease JAMA Network Open Retracts Its First Paper, on Heart Disease
The retraction is the first for the journal, which had published some 2800 articles before having to pull one, Frederick P. Rivara, the editor-in-chief, told Retraction Watch.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Surviving cancer 'ages' the heart, increasing heart disease risk, CDC analysis finds
Surviving cancer " ages " a person's heart by up to nine years, an analysis released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health Issues
Title: Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Common drug may protect hearts from damage caused by breast cancer chemotherapy
(University Health Network) New research from UHN's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) shows statins, commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, may also protect the heart from damaging side-effects of early breast cancer treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Link between dietary fiber and depression partially explained by gut-brain interactions
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Fiber is a commonly recommended part of a healthy diet. That's because it's good for your health in so many ways--from weight management to reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. A new study also finds that it might be linked with a reduced risk of depression, especially in premenopausal women. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health Issues
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Study: Sickle cell trait does not increase heart disease risk in African Americans
Carrying the sickle cell trait does not play a significant role in the increased risk for coronary heart disease among African Americans, a study published Tuesday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health Issues
  TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- Kids born with heart defects may be more likely to develop anxiety, depression and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), regardless of the severity of their heart condition. Congenital heart defects... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Making metabolomics data more useful in the study of health risks
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician Raji Balasubramanian a four-year, $1.37 million grant to advance the analysis of data from metabolomics research. These studies examine at the molecular level the links between metabolic action and the risk of chronic health conditions, from heart disease and stroke to breast cancer and other complex disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news