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Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of dangerous bleeding

Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of dangerous bleeding

Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for any condition affecting the heart and blood vessels and is the leading cause of heart attack and...
Physical activity reduces mortality in diabetes patients

Physical activity reduces mortality in diabetes patients

European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) recommends patients with type 2 diabetes to have a physical activity to control blood sugar and improve heart...
Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women in every major developed country and most emerging economies. Approximately 28,000 women die from...
In the largest genetic study of Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco, have found that genes that increase risk of cardiovascular disease also heighten the risk for Alzheimer’s.

Cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s genetically linked

An international team of scientists has identified DNA from almost 1.5 million people and identified points of DNA that appear to be involved both in cardiovascular disease...
High blood pressure smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

Men usually have a more serious danger of heart assault than ladies, yet a few investigations have proposed that specific hazard factors have a greater...
Low-carb diets are unsafe and should be avoided

Low-carb diet are unsafe and should be avoided

A new study by the European Society of Cardiology suggests that people who consume low-carb diet tend to have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease....
Older adults who become physical may reduce their risk of heart disease

Older adults who become physical may reduce their risk of heart disease

Cardiovascular disease risk is higher in older adults. Thus, it is essential for them to understand how inactivity might influence risk in this age group. Physical...
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High omega-6 levels can protect against premature death

According to a new study by the University of Eastern Finland, omega-6 fatty acids could protect you against premature death. While securing against death, omega-6...
Researchers hope that their work will lead to a new approach to designing and evaluating polymer stents and other types of degradable medical devices

Study unveiled why polymer stents failed

Many patients with heart disease who went for surgery have a metal stent implanted to keep their coronary artery open. The metal stent prevents...

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