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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…

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…

Irregular or long menstrual cycles linked to higher risk of heart disease, early death

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Oct 12, 2020 … LONDON — For many women, their menstrual cycles function like clockwork. This natural process of life isn’t always easy for everyone however. While the average period lasts for a few days, women can experience longer periods which come at irregular times. A study of nearly 80,000 women finds this isn’t just inconvenient, it can also lead…

Catching the flu could increase your risk for developing heart disease

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Sep 25, 2020 … SEATTLE — A new study is further underscoring the importance of the annual flu shot. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine say there is strong evidence linking severe influenza disease and sudden, serious heart complications. The study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uses data from more than 80,000 adult…

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…

Giving babies antioxidant MitoQ while in womb may prevent heart disease later in life

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Aug 22, 2020 … CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom – Heart disease kills one in three people and costs the United States and Canada $130 billion each year. Most of this financial burden comes from treatment costs rather than preventative measures. Scientists and doctors are now focusing on finding ways to prevent the disease rather than simply treating it. One of…

Marijuana Use Linked To Heart Disease Risk, Disruptions In Other Medications

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Aug 01, 2020 … BOSTON — Measures legalizing marijuana are becoming more common in the United States. As recreational and medicinal usage rises, cardiologists warn there are potential risks to this growing trend. According to a new study, as many as two million heart disease patients are current or former marijuana users. Researchers behind the study also draw concerning…

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…

Salad, please: Avoiding protein key to preventing heart disease, study suggests

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Apr 15, 2020 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Staying away from meat, nuts, dairy, and soy may not be super fun from a taste perspective, but a new study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University finds avoiding protein may be the key to avoiding heart disease. Protein-rich foods contain sulfur amino acids. The research team discovered that diets low in…

Bath benefits: Hopping in the tub regularly linked to lower risk of death from heart disease

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Mar 25, 2020 … OSAKA, Japan — Dust off the rubber duckies. A new study finds that taking a nice hot bath on a daily basis can reduce one’s risk of dying from cardiovascular-related issues (heart attack, stroke). While taking a bath once or twice a week is beneficial, researchers found that daily bath takers were in even better shape.…

Drink more OJ! Oranges may reduce obesity, prevent heart disease & diabetes, study finds

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Mar 04, 2020 … LONDON, Ontario — As fruits go, the orange may be among the most underappreciated. Sure, everyone knows they’re chock full of vitamin C and orange juice is indeed a breakfast staple for tens of millions. But, oranges still largely take a back seat to their more popular cousins in the apple and banana. Perhaps now, however, the…

Study: Walnuts good for gut bacteria, lower heart disease risk

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Jan 21, 2020 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — There is a growing consensus in the scientific community that a healthy stomach, filled with beneficial “good” gut bacteria can go a long way towards promoting a strong and robust heart. With this relationship in mind, a new study conducted at Penn State finds that walnuts promote the production of good gut…

Study: People with a lazy lifestyle have ‘ape-like’ hearts, at greater risk of heart disease

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Jan 07, 2020 … BOSTON — Within the hierarchy of nature, humans have certainly never been the strongest creatures. Mankind’s major advantages over the animal kingdom can be summed up in two words: intelligence and mobility. Besides just evading predators, for centuries virtually all humans sustained themselves by hunting and farming, two activities that necessitate long periods of physical exertion.…

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…

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…

Flu shots help prevent early death in heart disease patients — Yet 1 in 3 skip vaccination

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Nov 14, 2019 … DALLAS — Vaccines can be a divisive subject in certain circles, but a recent set of research has found yet another reason why a yearly flu shot is a smart idea. Annual influenza vaccinations can help prevent further illness and premature death among people already suffering from heart disease, according to a study presented at the…

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…