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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…

Too much or too little sleep increases heart attack risk, study finds

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Sep 12, 2019 … BOULDER, Colo. — Everyone knows getting enough sleep each night is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but people most often associate sleep with alertness, well being, or mental clarity, not their cardiovascular health. Now, a new study conducted at the University of Colorado finds that sleep duration has a profound effect on one’s…

Study: Areas with more fast food restaurants report more heart attacks

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Aug 13, 2019 … ADELAIDE, Australia — It’s no secret that regularly eating fast food probably isn’t the best dietary decision in the world. Now, a new study out of Australia shows a connection between the number of fast food restaurants in a town or city and the number of people who suffer from heart attacks. The findings, recently…

Study: Regular aerobic exercise can slash heart attack risk in half, even in healthy people

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Jul 11, 2019 … TRONDHEIM, Norway — Cardio exercises, such as running, cycling, or jogging for long distances can be very challenging, especially when one doesn’t get off the couch on a regular basis. It’s well known that regular cardio exercise benefits those at risk of developing heart issues, but a new study out of Norway finds that neglecting aerobic…

People who use e-cigarettes at much greater risk of heart attack, coronary artery disease, depression

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Mar 13, 2019 … WASHINGTON — Just how harmful to one’s health is vaping? A new study finds that people who use e-cigarettes face a significantly higher risk of a heart attack, coronary artery disease, and depression compared to people who use no tobacco products. E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes” or “e-cigs,” are battery-operated, handheld devices that many believe…

Hormone therapy during gender transition may worsen risk for heart attack, stroke, blood clots

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Feb 19, 2019 … DALLAS — People who receive hormone therapy while undergoing gender transition face an increased risk of suffering from potentially deadly heart conditions, according to a study published by the American Heart Association. The research, carried out by a team of Dutch researchers, showed that hormone treatments worsen one’s risk for several cardiovascular issues including strokes,…

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…

Research: Multivitamins don’t prevent heart attacks, stroke, cardiovascular death

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Jul 14, 2018 … DALLAS — Many Americans take multivitamins and other mineral supplements every day as part of their diets with the hope of maintaining optimal health and extending their lifespan. But do they really provide any benefit? New research published in an American Heart Association journal claims that vitamin supplements have no effect on heart health, and won’t…

More people suffer heart attacks after sudden temperature swings, study finds

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Mar 07, 2018 … WASHINGTON — Heart attacks are more prevalent after a dramatic temperature swing outside, a new study indicates. Now with scientists pointing to more unstable weather events and patterns occurring as a result of climate change, researchers say more people around the world will be at risk of suffering serious cardiac events. The research is among…

Study: Eat yogurt twice a week to cut risk of heart attack, cardiovascular disease

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Mar 06, 2018 … BOSTON — New research shows eating yogurt regularly is linked to a lower cardiovascular disease risk, especially in people with high blood pressure. High blood pressure itself is a strong factor that can lead to cardiovascular disease, which has been shown in the past to be lessened with increased dairy in the diet. Researchers from…

Sleep well, live longer: Study links insomnia to heart attack, stroke

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Dec 07, 2017 … SHENYANG, China — Struggling to fall asleep can be maddening, but it may also carry serious health risks. A recent study finds that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. With more people suffering from insomnia symptoms than ever, including difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and non-restorative sleep, the…

Study: Stress from work, finances greatly increases risk of heart attack

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Nov 15, 2017 … JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — People with high financial stress are 13 times more likely to suffer a heart attack, while the odds are nearly six times greater for people dealing with work frustrations, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa recruited 212 participants, half of whom had suffered from…

Just being married boosts heart attack sufferers’ survival odds, study finds

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Aug 29, 2017 … BARCELONA, Spain – While the thought of a spouse suffering a heart attack is a terrifying prospect, partners of those at-risk may find some solace knowing their very existence seems to help aid in survival. According to a recent report presented at the ongoing European Society of Cardiology conference, marriage is a “vital factor” in…