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Speak Up! Self-Silencing May Lead To Serious Heart Problems For Women

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Jan 03, 2020 … PITTSBURGH — Speak up for your health! A new study found that women who self-silence — or  to protect relationships and to avoid conflict are impacting more than their own mental health. They are putting themselves at higher risk for stroke and other cardiovascular health issues. Research conducted by the Department of Psychiatry at the…

Study: 6-8 Hours Of Sleep Just Right For Heart Health — Any More Or Less Could Be Harmful

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Jul 23, 2019 … MUNICH — Just like Goldilocks in pursuit of the perfect bowl of porridge, sleeping six to eight hours each night is just right for heart health. Any more or less than that amount of time can potentially be detrimental to our hearts, new research shows. Researchers investigated the relationship between sleep duration and cardiovascular disease by…

Antioxidant drug cysteamine reverses condition that triggers heart attacks, strokes

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Sep 09, 2021 … READING, United Kingdom — An antioxidant drug that doctors already know is safe for humans may help reverse a condition which leads to heart attacks and strokes for many patients. Researchers at the University of Reading say cysteamine can “switch off” the damaging process of atherosclerosis, thereby preventing heart damage due to blood clots. Atherosclerosis is…

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…

Drinking Tea Can Help You Live Longer, If You Go Green (Not Black)

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Jan 09, 2020 … Researchers say that people who drink tea enjoy many heart-healthy benefits, but those benefits were far greater for people who habitually drank green tea, not black. BEIJING — Tea is often overshadowed by its perkier counterpart coffee, but it has been proven to hold a number of health benefits such as soothing digestion, boosting the immune…

People Who Drink Heavily In Their Later Years Have Larger Waistlines, Study Finds

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Apr 01, 2020 … LONDON — Alcohol can be a hard habit to kick, especially if one has been indulging for the better part of their life. If an older adult in your life needs some extra motivation to put the bottle down, it might be a good idea to show them the latest findings from University College London. Researchers…

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.…

Hit The Links: Playing Golf Just Once A Month May Lower Risk Of Death In Older Adults

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Feb 12, 2020 … COLUMBIA, Mo. — Regular golfers rarely need another excuse to tee off, but a new study conducted at the University of Missouri is providing a major health incentive to pick up the putter. Researchers say that going for a round of golf at least once per month can lower an older adult’s overall risk of death.…

Mythbuster: Research Shows Whole-Milk Products Won’t Kill You, May Even Prevent Strokes

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Jul 13, 2018 … HOUSTON — Worried that using whole milk in your latte instead of the less-delicious and supposedly healthier nonfat kind will take years off your lifespan? You can calm those fears: a new study finds that consuming full-fat dairy products — including cheese, yogurt, and butter — likely won’t play a role in sending you to…

Deadly spider venom can help heart attack survivors recover: ‘This could be life-changing’

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Jul 23, 2021 … BRISBANE, Australia — Fear of spiders, or arachnophobia, is one of the most common phobias. According to a new study, however, our eight-legged friends may turn out to be life savers. Researchers from the University of Queensland report that venom from one particular type of spider is the integral ingredient in a new life-saving treatment for…

For heart attack survivors, keeping a good head helps prevent future attacks

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May 29, 2021 … WASHINGTON — Good mental health can prevent heart attacks and stroke in people who have already suffered the potentially fatal heart conditions, according to a new study. Researchers say that heart attack survivors a much higher chance of having a second if they were suffering psychological distress. Among the conditions and emotions linked to the…

Calm mind, healthy heart: Meditation associated with slew of cardiovascular benefits

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Jul 16, 2020 … New research suggests that practicing meditation may help keep cholesterol and blood pressure down, while lowering the risk for diabetes, stroke, and coronary artery disease. HOUSTON — Some people take to meditation like a fish to water, while others struggle to understand what all the hype is about. One new study offers those considering the practice…

COVID-19 Poses Serious Threat To The Brain Too, Doctors Warn

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May 30, 2020 … CINCINNATI, Ohio — It’s well known that the coronavirus is a major threat to the lungs, but few studies investigate the way the disease impacts the brain. Now, in a collaboration between researchers from the University of Cincinnati and several Italian institutions, doctors confirm that COVID-19 does indeed pose a threat to patients’ brains. The…

New Research Shows How Coronavirus Can Take A Dangerous Toll On The Heart

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May 18, 2020 … Doctors warn that the drug hydroxychloroquine may cause heart damage, Remdesivir may lead to low blood pressure or an irregular heartbeat. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Ever since we learned of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes people to focus on the effects the disease has on the respiratory system. Even the full name…