High blood pressure: Five most important breakfast ingredients for lowering hypertension
HIGH blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a precursor to heart disease so it's imperative to keep it in check. Fortunately, you can lower a high reading by opting for certain breakfast ingredients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Five best breakfast ingredients for lowering high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a precursor to heart disease so it's imperative to keep it in check. Fortunately, you can lower a high reading by opting for certain breakfast ingredients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shift work-induced sleep problems may increase risk for heart health problems, study finds
Working night shifts or hours that deviate from humans' natural body clock may increase a person's risk for heart disease, a study presented during the European Society of Cardiology's virtual scientific congress found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease PTSD Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease
Retrospective cohort study results show a significant association between PTSD in women veterans and increased risk for incident ischemic heart disease, particularly in younger women and minorities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock
(European Society of Cardiology) Working hours that deviate from an individual's natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). " Our study found that for each hour the work schedule was out of sync with an employee's body clock, the risk of heart disease got worse, " said study author Dr. Sara Gamboa Madeira of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AI predicts heart disease mortality from CT lung screening exams
A deep-learning algorithm used to analyze CT lung cancer screening exams wa...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shared decision-making: Is it harmful for lung cancer screening? ACR urges Aetna to update lung cancer screening policy How can access to CT lung cancer screening be improved? Medicare urged to update lung cancer screening coverage ACR praises USPSTF's lung cancer screening changes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New study links red meat consumption with heart disease
In a blow for burger lovers, UK scientists have linked the consumption of red meat - such as beef, lamb and pork - with a decline in heart function. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer screening predicts risk of death from heart disease
(Radiological Society of North America) A deep learning algorithm accurately predicts the risk of death from cardiovascular disease using information from low-dose CT exams performed for lung cancer screening, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Defense expert blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to reduce blood pressure - 10 tips for healthy BP
HIGH blood pressure often has no symptoms but is a huge contributor to heart disease and stroke. It's important to keep your blood pressure down for your overall health, so here are 10 ways you can reduce your blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

POCUS beats landmark guidance for placing arterial lines
Placing arterial lines under the guidance of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: POCUS achieves new heights in Mount Everest rescue GE adds new compact POCUS system, AI software POCUS group launches MSK certification Ultrasound-guided vein access safe, quick in kids Ultrasound steps up in COVID-19 pandemicComments: 4/14/2021 4:01:43 AMRay Ellis I have a family history of heart disease. A few years ago, I found a book written by a cardiologist in practice for over 30 years. On page 253 he lists 33 nutrients (vitamins, minerals and amino acids), “…for optimiz...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet with lean beef may lower risk factors for heart disease
(Penn State) In a randomized controlled study, Penn State researchers found that a Mediterranean diet combined with small portions of lean beef helped lower risk factors for developing heart disease, such as LDL cholesterol. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The five best fruit and veg to lower a high blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure plays a role in the development of heart disease so it is imperative to reduce a high reading. Fruit and veg are a crucial part of the heart's armoury but what are the best types for lowering high blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping healthcare systems with cardiovascular disease prevention
A practical guide has been produced - by Oxford Academic Health Science Network, the Getting It Right First Time programme and the Association of Directors of Public Health - to help healthcare systems overcome disruption to stroke, heart disease and vascular dementia prevention work. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 13, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Experts are worried that using the Body Mass Index is not a fat lot of good 
Someone who is slim and has a healthy BMI can still have an illness such as heart disease - and someone who is overweight according to their BMI could be fit and healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI predicts heart disease risk in DEXA images
A deep-learning algorithm designed to read dual-energy x-ray absorptiometr...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How well can AI software spot intracranial bleeding on head CT? After hurdles, FDA clears Nanox's digital x-ray system DBT shows potential to assess bone health in women CT lung screening scans also work for bone density Cardiac CT shows promise for osteoporosis screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Early cannabis use linked to heart disease
(University of Guelph) Smoking cannabis when you're young may increase your risk of developing heart disease later, according to a recent University of Guelph study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

James Martin: TV chef says heart disease has been an issue in his family for generations
JAMES MARTIN is a man who has built his success on food. He now chooses to eat a diet which not only nourishes him, but also helps to reduce any risk for major diseases, as he revealed heart disease has been an issue in his family for generations. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric benefits: Five ways the spice could improve your health - backed by science
TURMERIC has been used for centuries as both food and medicine, but what exact benefits does it have? Science has found the yellow spice to have a range of benefits, from preventing cancer to lowering the risk of heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police Caused George Floyd's Death, But Drugs and Heart Disease Played a Role, Medical Examiner Says
Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Mr. Floyd’s autopsy, said police officers’ restraint of Mr. Floyd and compression of his neck were the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer, Heart Disease Have Common Risk Factors
Age, sex, smoking status, 10 - year atherosclerotic risk score, and natriuretic peptide concentrations tied to future cancer risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer, Heart Disease Have Common Risk Factors
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are associated with an increased risk for future cancer, while a heart-healthy lifestyle is associated with lower cancer risk, according to a study published online March 16 in JACC:... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk
(Drexel University) Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study by researchers at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: The importance of physical activity for kids of all abilities
When it comes to children, physical activity is important for development. Physical activity helps build strong bones and muscles and reduces the risk of developing heart disease, cancer, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular physical activity also reduces stress and anxiety, and kids who are [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to live longer: Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk & heart disease by 16 percent
HOW TO live longer is simple when you know the right types of food to be consuming. Many people living in the Mediterranean believe food is the root to the soul so it is little surprise that they have a far less percentage of dying from deadly conditions than most other countries. Their secret is their food of course with countless studies highlighting the fact that the diet is one of the best ways to eat yourself healthy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Studies show increased risk of heart rhythm problems with seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) in patients with heart disease
. FDA now requiring studies to evaluate heart risk across the drug class (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 8, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Covid-19: how does it cause heart damage?
Cardiovascular problems aren ’t just a risk factor for Covid-19, but can also be acomplication of having the disease. A growing number of studies are showing that many of those who have been hospitalised for Covid-19, as well as people who managed the initial infection at home, are being left with heart injuries including inflammation, blood clots and abnormal heart rhythms.Nicola Davis speaks to Dr Betty Raman to find out how the virus damages organs outside the lungs, and what ’s being done to helpContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Health Heart disease Source Type: news

Health impacts of holocaust linger long after survival
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Hebrew U. Researchers Find Significantly Higher Rates of Death due to Heart Disease and Cancer Among Holocaust Survivors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Former FDA chief warns of a 'coming tsunami of death' from chronic diseases
Dr Robert Califf, a former FDA commissioner, predicted that the U.S. will see a surge in chronic illnesses like heart disease - which was already on the rise - in the years following the pandemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TAVR Feasible, Comparable to Surgery in Rheumatic Heart Disease TAVR Feasible, Comparable to Surgery in Rheumatic Heart Disease
The largest study to date'opens the door to the massive unmet clinical needs in poorer regions as well as emerging economies,'an observer says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New Real-World Observational Analysis of UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Underscores the Importance of Risk Assessment for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Patients
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 6, 2021 – Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with UPTRAVI® (selexipag) either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT). SPHERE is an ongoing real-world, observational, user registry using two different risk assessment methods that describes the clinical characte...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

CDC: Heart disease and cancer remain the leading causes of US deaths despite the coronavirus pandemic
(Natural News) A report released March 31 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that heart disease and cancer remain the leading causes of death for 2020 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The report, which was based on provisional death certificate data between January and December of last year, showed that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Number: For pregnant women, gestational hypertension increases risk of later-life heart disease
The risks are even greater for those with preeclampsia, a more severe type form of gestational hypertension, heart association finds. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: — Linda Searing Source Type: news

Certain high blood pressure medications may alter heart risk in people with HIV
(American Heart Association) Some blood pressure medications altered the likelihood of subsequent heart disease, stroke or heart failure in a study of veterans who have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).Patients with HIV prescribed beta-blockers were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease compared to patients taking other blood pressure medications, even if their blood pressure was well controlled. All other classes of hypertensive medications showed no differences regarding cardiovascular risk outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart Disease Gaining on Cancer as Leading Cause of Death in Young Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Tied to Poor Pregnancy Outcomes
FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 -- Risk factors for heart disease put expectant mothers at higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes (APO) as well as increased chances of high blood pressure years after delivery, according to a study published online Feb. 23... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could cardiac MRI screen for heart disease?
Cardiac MRI shows promise as an effective, noninvasive way to screen for hear...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Heart disease rare in pro athletes after COVID-19 Cardiac complications are common in COVID-19 cases 3D T2 maps enhance assessment of myocarditis on MRI GBCAs for cardiac MRI carry low allergic reaction risk Cardiac MRI shows myocarditis in athletes with COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Heart Disease Gaining on Cancer as Leading Cause of Death in Young Women
FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 -- Heart disease is gaining on cancer as the leading cause of death among American women under 65. " Young women in the United States are becoming less healthy, which is now reversing prior improvements seen in heart disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart Disease Gaining on Cancer as Leading Cause of Death in Young Women
Title: Heart Disease Gaining on Cancer as Leading Cause of Death in Young WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - April 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Experimental therapy for parasitic heart disease may also help stop COVID-19
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego researchers found that the chemical inhibitor K777 reduces the coronavirus' ability to infect cell lines by blocking human enzyme cathepsin L; clinical trials are underway. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Was Third Leading Cause of Death in US in 2020
THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 -- COVID-19 was reported as an underlying or contributing cause of death for 11.3 percent of deaths in 2020 and was the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer, according to research published in the March... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The five best ingredients for lowering a high blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart disease so it is important to keep it in check. Fortunately, the condition can be easily reversed by making healthy dietary decisions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six Pregnancy Complications Flag Later Heart Disease Risk Six Pregnancy Complications Flag Later Heart Disease Risk
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and other adverse outcomes are associated with an increased risk for later CVD and require early prevention efforts, a new American Heart Association statement says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CDC: COVID Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020
Only the two long-term biggest killers, heart disease and cancer, killed more Americans in 2020. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 Was The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S. In 2020 [Infographic]
CDC data shows that Covid-19 was America's third leading cause of death in 2020 after heart disease and cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Screen time for older adults: Mobile health tech can support seniors with heart disease
(American Heart Association) Two-thirds of people with heart disease are ages 60 and older.People who have had a heart attack or stroke are 20 times more likely to have additional cardiac events compared to people without heart disease.Lifestyle modifications and medication adherence are key strategies to address heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U of A team identifies protein that blocks body's ability to clear bad cholesterol
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A team of researchers at the University of Alberta has uncovered a long-sought link in the battle to control cholesterol and heart disease. The protein that interferes with low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors that clear " bad " cholesterol from the blood was identified in findings recently published in Nature Communications. Excess LDL cholesterol can lead to atherosclerosis -- a narrowing and hardening of arteries -- and ultimately, heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health technologies can help seniors manage heart disease, but more research is needed
The AHA says future developments in health technology aimed at seniors should address this demographic ’s barriers to adoption.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 1, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health, Technology Source Type: news

Costs of congenital heart disease in adults lower at specialised centres
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Studies Show Increased Risk of Heart Rhythm Problems in Patients with Heart Disease
FDA review of study findings showed a potential increased risk of heart rhythm problems, called arrhythmias, in patients with heart disease who are taking the seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal). (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - March 31, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news