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New artificial heart valve lowers risk of blood clotting, proves promising for heart disease patients

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Jun 29, 2020 … BRISTOL, England – Prosthetic heart valves are critical life-saving devices for millions of people with heart disease. However, currently available devices are not perfect. Mechanical valves require patients to take blood thinners to prevent life-threatening blood clots. Bioprosthetic valves (such as those made from pig or cow tissue) have limited durability. To resolve these issues, scientists…

Just 4 ounces of fried food raises risk of major heart disease and stroke

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Jan 20, 2021 … LONDON — For meat eaters, a warm basket of golden fried chicken might sound like a little slice of heaven. Unfortunately, a new study finds too much fried food may end up making that a last meal. Researchers from Shenzhen University say eating fried food significantly increases the risk of major cardiovascular events, coronary heart disease,…

Study: Muscle Mass In Middle Age Tied To One’s Risk Of Heart Disease Later On

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Nov 12, 2019 … LONDON — The stereotype of the muscle-minded meathead spending hours each day in the weight room has persisted for decades. More recently, the era of selfies, Instagram, and fitness influencers has only strengthened the prevailing belief that many frequent gym-goers are only interested in improving their looks. Now, a new set of research finds all that…

Gum disease increases the risk of heart attack, cardiovascular disease

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Feb 23, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In a romantic sense, it’s often hard for the mouth to verbalize how the heart is feeling. When it comes to matters of pure physical health, however, a new study suggests the heart and mouth are better connected. Researchers from Forsyth Institute and Harvard University report people dealing with periodontitis are at…

Study: People Born In Spring & Summer At Greater Risk Of Dying From Heart Disease

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Dec 20, 2019 … BOSTON, Mass. — If you’re a believer in astrology, you’re at least partial to the idea that the date of your birth may be influencing your actions, disposition, and decisions. Now, a startling new study conducted at Harvard finds that those born in warmer months may be at a greater risk of dying due to…

How taking selfies could help your doctor diagnose heart disease

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Aug 29, 2020 … BEIJING, China – Love taking selfies? You’re in luck! According to a new study in the European Heart Journal, selfies can do more than just show off your face. In fact, they might actually help your doctor diagnose heart disease. Scientists using a computer algorithm can detect coronary artery disease (CAD) using four pictures of…

Study: New Cell Discovered That Could Revolutionize Heart Disease Treatment

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Jul 17, 2019 … CALGARY, Alberta — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in North America, but a groundbreaking discovery by Canadian researchers may lead to a new array of treatments for heart problems. A study conducted at the University of Calgary has found a previously unidentified cell population located very close to the human heart capable of…

Study: Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements May Lower Risk Of Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Disease

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Oct 02, 2019 … BOSTON — Omega-3 fish oil, derived from the tissues of especially oily fish, has been linked to a number of different health benefits, including improved cardiovascular health. Consequently, fish oil dietary supplements have become a popular method of ingestion for people looking to enjoy these benefits without actually eating fish multiple times per day. With…

Men With Gray Hair At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Finds

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Apr 27, 2017 … CAIRO —  Though celebrities like Richard Gere and George Clooney wear it well, there are plenty of men who are terrified by the sight of their hair turning salty. Now a new study finds there’s more reason to worry: men who have gray hair are more likely to suffer from heart disease than those who don’t. The study,…

Study: 1 In 8 Americans With Heart Disease Neglect Medication Due To High Cost

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Nov 25, 2019 … DALLAS — The high cost of health care in the United States is a difficult burden for many working class Americans. Yet the question of how to rectify the problem continues to carry heavy political and partisan baggage. As politicians and pundits seemingly debate endlessly on the subject, a disturbing new study finds that millions of Americans with…

Mothers’ lifestyle determines when children will develop heart disease, study shows

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Nov 06, 2020 … Author: “Our study suggests that mothers are the primary gatekeepers of their children’s health.” SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — Parents impart many things to their children. A study by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) says this doesn’t just apply to what parents teach their kids, but also to the health they pass on to them as…

Eat Nuts Two Times a Week To Lower Risk Of Death From Heart Disease

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Sep 13, 2020 … PARIS — Nuts are a go-to snack for millions all over the world, and for good reason. Besides the fact that they’re delicious, making them a regular part of your diet boasts a number of health benefits. Now, a new study just presented at the European Society of Cardiology’s annual conference reveals yet another reason why…

Study: E-Cigarettes Increase Risk Of Stroke, Heart Attack, Heart Disease

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Feb 02, 2019 … DALLAS — People who use e-cigarettes face an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and coronary heart disease, according to the American Heart Association. In what’s believed to be the largest study to date examining e-cigarettes and stroke, researchers pulled data on 400,000 respondents from a nationally-representative survey taken in 2016. They found that 3.2% of all…

Thick Thighs Save Lives? Study Connects Thigh Size To Heart Disease Risk

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Jul 21, 2020 … SHANGHAI, China — Supermodel Ashley Graham has made the body-positive slogan “thick thighs save lives” famous on social media. According to a recent medical study on heart health, she may be right! Researchers in China say overweight or obese patients who have a larger thigh circumference also have a lower risk of heart disease. Patients with…

Study: Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Lower Risk For Heart Disease

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Jun 22, 2019 … EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you’re taking vitamin D supplements every day to improve your heart’s health and reduce your chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease, you’re likely wasting your money, according to a new study. Researchers from Michigan State University say that both men and women who take vitamin D aren’t any more protected…

Women with heart disease live longer if they are treated by female doctors

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Feb 22, 2021 … WASHINGTON — Many have probably heard of “women’s intuition,” but does a woman’s perspective actually help female patients dealing with heart problems? A new review by researchers with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) finds women with heart disease live longer if they receive treatment from a female cardiologist. The findings suggest female physicians deliver…

Longer naps can do more harm than good, may even lead to heart disease

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Feb 15, 2021 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — Napping can be a rejuvenating experience, but adding too much time to your midday power boost may do more harm than good. Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University say naps lasting longer than an hour can increase the risk of developing heart disease. “Daytime napping is common all over the world and…

Saturated fats in butter, meats, and cheese may not cause heart disease despite warnings

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Jan 26, 2021 … BERGEN, Norway — While a diet rich in butter, fatty meats, and cheeses may taste great to many, doctors have warned about the potential damage those foods do to the heart for years. Now, a new study contends that health experts have been looking at saturated fats all wrong. A team from the University of…

Heart Disease Run In Your Family? Regular Exercise Still Lowers Your Risk

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May 07, 2018 … DALLAS — If you’ve thought that there’s nothing you can do to fight your genetic predisposition to certain conditions, think again. A new study finds that a person’s risk for heart disease decreases the more they exercise — even if it runs in their family. Many heart conditions are passed down from generation to generation, but…

Implantable rubber patch monitors heart disease risks without pacemaker problems

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Nov 04, 2020 … HOUSTON, Texas — For patients dealing with heart problems, pacemakers are a common option to treat irregular heartbeats and monitor health. These devices have drawbacks however, as they’re either too rigid to help beating hearts or too fragile to gather information. Now, a mechanical engineer in Texas is leading a team developing a game-changing patch to…

Study: On-The-Job Exposure To Pesticide May Raise Risk Of Heart Disease, Stroke

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Sep 26, 2019 … HONOLULU — Weed killer heavyweight Monsato is reportedly facing a slew of new lawsuits by cancer patients or their families that blame the popular pesticide Roundup for the diagnoses. Now, a new study adds to the concerns over pesticide exposure and may have pest exterminators, landscapers, or other lawn care workers thinking twice about their…