Cancer, Infection Risk Higher in Tx Patients Than Rejection Cancer, Infection Risk Higher in Tx Patients Than Rejection
Cancer, infection, and heart disease emerge as key risk factors for death with graft function in kidney transplant patients while organ rejection accounts for far fewer graft losses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

No Amount of Alcohol Safe for the Heart: WHF No Amount of Alcohol Safe for the Heart: WHF
Even small amounts of alcohol have been shown to raise heart disease risk, the World Heart Federation says in a new policy brief calling for ' urgent and decisive ' action to curb alcohol use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape PublicHealth Headlines)
Source: Medscape PublicHealth Headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Blood clots: The everyday activity linked to 35% higher risk of blood clots - 'risky'
PHYSICAL inactivity is an important prevention factor for heart disease. New research from the University of Bristol shows that prolonged inactivity is a risk factor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decline in CHD Prevalence in US Slowing: New Data Decline in CHD Prevalence in US Slowing: New Data
The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the US has fallen only by a very small and insignificant amount in the past decade, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018
FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 -- The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) remained largely unchanged in the United States from 2011 to 2018, according to a research letter published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Cardiology. Yi-Ting Hana Lee, M.P.H., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart disease: The oil that may reduce risk of the fatal condition by ‘nearly a fifth’
THE HEART is one of the most crucial organs in the body. It is the pump that pushes blood and oxygen around to the muscles and other organs such as the brain. The healthier the heart, the stronger a person will in turn. New research suggests that one of the best ways to look after it is through the Mediterranean. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oral Penicillin Advised for High-Risk Rheumatic Heart Disease Oral Penicillin Advised for High-Risk Rheumatic Heart Disease
Some patients with rheumatic heart disease who are thought to have an allergic response to injectable penicillin may actually be experiencing a cardiac reaction to the injection, a new AHA advisory explains.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Relationship between food, disease stronger than you may think
The phrase "you are what you eat" is commonly used in conversations about health and the connection between food and the body. Eating an unhealthy diet can have serious consequences and can increase someone's risk of dying from heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a preventive cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the relationship between food and disease. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/aNmXH5WIzb0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:13) is in… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 20, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The warning sign of unhealthy levels that may show 'around your neck'
HIGH cholesterol is widely feared because it generates disease, putting millions at the perils of heart disease each year. Many people, however, remain unaware they're affected until it's too late. One sign around the neck may be an indication that cholesterol levels are unhealthy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The cooking oil linked to a 19 percent lower risk of death
USING vegetable oils to replace butter and margarine can reduce your chance of heart disease, stroke, cancer and cognitive disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifestyle changes can be critical for kidney transplant patients' long-term survival
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Cancer, infections and heart disease pose the greatest risk to kidney transplant recipients ― not organ rejection ― according to a recently published Mayo Clinic study. Researchers discovered that recipient death due to factors other than organ rejection is the leading cause for transplanted kidney loss. Only 1 in 4 transplanted kidney losses were caused by organ rejection. "Immunosuppression medication to prevent rejection is often the focus when caring for patients posttransplant.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 17, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to live longer: Best snack combinations to ward off heart disease and stroke risk
DIETARY choices have a massive influence on a person's risk of disease and longevity. Are you selecting the best snack options to help ward off heart disease and stroke risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts: mRNA vaccines can be used for cancer, heart problems, other maladies
Scientists have been working with mRNA technology for more than two decades, and many believe that it can produce vaccines against cancer, malaria, heart disease, HIV and other diseases. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why You Shouldn ’t Exercise to Lose Weight
Many of us are lacing up our sneakers and starting (or restarting) exercise regimens in hopes of shedding unwanted pounds. Unquestionably, aiming to be more active is a good thing. But if the main reason is to lose weight, your New Year’s resolution could very well backfire. For starters, exercise—at least the kind most of us do—is typically ineffective for weight loss. Take walking, for example. A 150-pound person who walks briskly for 30 minutes will burn, on average, around 140 calories. That’s equal to one can of soda—not exactly a great return on your investment of time and effort. It&rsq...
Source: TIME: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert J. Davis Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Breastfeeding cuts heart disease AND stroke risk, study shows
A review by Austrian researchers found breastfeeding mothers were 14 per cent less likely to develop coronary heart disease, while 12 per cent fewer had strokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news