Search Results

Study: Race A Bigger Factor Than Weight In Heart Disease, Diabetes, Stroke Risks

https://www.studyfinds.org/race-weight-diabetes-heart-disease-risks/

Apr 04, 2017 … SAN FRANCISCO — Keeping a healthy heart in an effort to lower the risks of potentially deadly ailments like cardiovascular disease often means people work hard to watch their weight. A new study, however, finds that there’s an even bigger factor that can’t be controlled when it comes to predicting the risk of heart disease and…

Feeling lonely could lead to a heart attack or stroke in older women

https://www.studyfinds.org/loneliness-social-isolation-heart-attack-stroke-older-women-cardiovascular-disease/

May 22, 2021 … SAN DIEGO — Loneliness could potentially trigger a heart attack or stroke in older women, warns the American Heart Association. A new study shows that feeling lonely and social isolation were both associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women over the age of 70. Social isolation is the quantifiable measure of social…

High blood pressure while you sleep raises risk of heart attack, stroke

https://www.studyfinds.org/high-blood-pressure-sleeping-heart-attack-stroke/

Nov 06, 2020 … TOCHIGI, Japan — People who have high blood pressure while asleep are more likely to suffer cardiovascular disease, especially heart failure, in the future, a new study reveals. In fact, researchers at Jichi Medical University in Japan warn that even when a patient’s daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, they are still more likely to…

Social Isolation Increases Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke, & Death From All Causes

https://www.studyfinds.org/social-isolation-increases-risk-of-heart-attack-stroke-death-from-all-causes/

May 22, 2020 … VIENNA — Social isolation is a word on the tip of everyone’s tongues these days. Staying away from others during this pandemic is keeping us safe, but a new study finds that prolonged social isolation is also quite dangerous. Researchers warn that socially isolated people are over 40% more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke,…

Medicinal Love: Study Finds Dog Owners Live Longer, Have Healthier Hearts

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-finds-dog-owners-live-longer-have-healthier-hearts/

Oct 08, 2019 … DALLAS — Breakthroughs in modern medicine over the past few decades have revolutionized healthcare as we know it. All that being said, sometimes a little love and affection goes a long way too. And who are the absolute champions of unconditional love? Man’s best friend, of course. According to new research, dog ownership may be…

Those Daily ‘Brain Farts’ May Be Sign You’ve Suffered ‘Silent Strokes,’ Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/absentmindedness-brain-farts-signs-suffered-silent-stroke-study/

Feb 07, 2019 … TORONTO — That bout of unusual absentmindedness you notice happening more frequently may be more than just a symptom of stress or an everyday brain fart. A new study finds that adults who find themselves losing their train of thought or forgetting what it was they were doing (or about to do) may be showing…

New Study Puts Aspirin’s Health Benefits In Question: Daily Dose May Do More Harm Than Good

https://www.studyfinds.org/new-study-puts-aspirins-health-benefits-in-question-a-daily-dose-may-do-more-harm-than-good/

Dec 10, 2019 … ATHENS, Ga. — Aspirin has been considered a cure all among Americans for decades. Aside from acting as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, it’s long been considered useful for people dealing with heart problems by helping prevent blood clots, which are the leading cause of heart attacks and stroke. Aspirin use is so widespread, that nearly…

People Who Suffer Migraines Have Greater Risk Of Heart Problems, Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/migraines-headaches-cardiovascular-problems/

Feb 03, 2018 … STANFORD, Calif. — Migraines are linked to an increased risk of suffering cardiovascular conditions like heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots, finds a new study by an international team of researchers. It’s estimated that about one billion people worldwide suffer or have suffered from migraines. Previous studies have shown tenuous links between migraine headaches and cardiovascular…

Doctors: Cut Your Risk For Heart Disease, Diabetes, Stroke By Eating Food Slowly

https://www.studyfinds.org/eating-slowly-helps-control-weight-metabolic-syndrome/

Mar 17, 2018 … HIROSHIMA, Japan — Eating slowly gives us time to savor each bite. There is another motivating factor besides tantalizing our taste buds. According to researchers with Hiroshima University, people who take longer to eat are less likely to become obese or to develop “metabolic syndrome,” a catch-all term for heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk…

Study: Multivitamins, Other Common Supplements Have No Health Benefits

https://www.studyfinds.org/multivitamins-common-supplements-no-health-benefits/

May 29, 2018 … TORONTO — Taking multivitamins or other commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements won’t actually provide you any health benefits, but they won’t harm you either, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital conducted a review of 179 studies on popular vitamin supplements that were published between January 2012…

1 in 3 COVID-19 survivors develop a neurological or psychiatric condition months later

https://www.studyfinds.org/covid-survivors-psychiatric-condition/

Apr 07, 2021 … OXFORD, United Kingdom — For many COVID-19 patients, surviving the virus is just the beginning of their recovery. For some, “long haul” symptoms can leave survivors without the sense of taste or smell for weeks and even months. Now, researchers say another disturbing pattern is emerging among those recovering from COVID. A new study reveals one…

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

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-muscle-mass-in-middle-age-tied-to-risk-of-heart-disease/

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…

People Who Use E-Cigarettes At Much Greater Risk Of Heart Attack, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression

https://www.studyfinds.org/people-use-e-cigarettes-much-greater-risk-heart-attack-coronary-artery-disease-depression/

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…

Is your neighborhood key to a long life? People who live on tree-lined blocks have fewer heart problems

https://www.studyfinds.org/green-neighborhood-long-live-healthy-heart/

Sep 04, 2021 … MIAMI — Apparently, Green Acres really is the place to be. New research reveals that people who live in tree-lined neighborhoods with an abundance of “greens” are less likely to suffer a heart attack or a stroke. Making urban areas greener has many benefits, but researchers wanted to know whether it had any relationship with…

Cocktail of statins, aspirin, and blood pressure drugs cuts risk of heart attacks and strokes by half

https://www.studyfinds.org/cocktail-statins-aspirin-drugs/

Sep 01, 2021 … HAMILTON, Ontario — A combination of statins, two blood pressure drugs, and regular aspirin may be the perfect mix to significantly cut the risk serious heart trouble. Researchers with McMaster University say the “polypill” – which combines headache, cholesterol, and blood pressure meds – could save millions of lives a year at risk from heart…

Drop the croissant! Pastries, pasta, cereal, white bread may fuel deadly heart problems

https://www.studyfinds.org/refined-grains-heart-disease-risk/

Feb 23, 2021 … BURNABY, British Columbia — For those who grew up with the classic “food pyramid” of nutrition, they’ll remember that the largest group at the bottom contained grains. From breads, to pastas, to cereals, nutritionists have stressed the importance of getting enough of these foods in your daily diet for years. Unfortunately, a new study finds…

Optimism, feeling happy helps keeps your heart healthy and strong

https://www.studyfinds.org/optimism-positivity-heart-health/

Jan 25, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — The expression “healthy mind, healthy body” may have never been as relevant as it is in a new study on heart health. Researchers with the American Heart Association say positive mental health and generally staying optimistic about life can reduce a person’s chances of developing heart disease. “A person’s mind, heart and body…

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

https://www.studyfinds.org/eat-nuts-two-times-a-week-to-lower-risk-of-death-from-heart-disease/

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: Bottling Up Emotions After Death Of Spouse Can Lead To Serious Health Problems

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-bottling-up-emotions-after-death-of-spouse-can-lead-to-serious-health-problems/

Apr 11, 2020 … HOUSTON — Expressing emotion can be a difficult task for many people. While society is becoming more and more open about discussing feelings, emotions, and mental health, for decades adults were generally expected to keep their feelings private. Even when faced with perhaps one of the greatest tragedies that can befall an individual, the loss of…