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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…

Study: Insomnia associated with higher risk of heart disease, stroke

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Aug 20, 2019 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Insomnia is an incredibly frustrating, and common, condition all over the world. An estimated 30% of the general population deals with the condition regularly, and for many people difficulty falling asleep tends to run in their family. Now, a study finds an association between genetic predisposition to insomnia and an increased risk of…

Study: Fermented dairy products may help prevent heart disease

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Aug 10, 2019 … KUOPIO, Finland — A study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland found that fermented dairy products — such as cheese, yogurt, quark, kefir, or sour milk — may lower the risk of incident coronary heart disease in men. Conversely, the researchers warn that a very high consumption rate of non-fermented dairy products, like…

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: 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…

Sudden drops in personal income double risk of heart disease, study says

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May 02, 2019 … DALLAS — Sudden drops in income during young adulthood may significantly raise one’s risk of heart disease and/or an early death from any cause, a new study finds. Researchers say that individuals dealt two or more significant drops in personal income, or those who experience the largest fluctuations in pay, are nearly twice as likely…

Put a ring on it: Married people less likely to suffer from heart disease, stroke

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Mar 31, 2019 … LONDON — The grass may be greenest on the hitched side, after all. Recent research finds that being married may help prevent heart disease and stroke, as well as the associated risk of death. Studies have shown that 80 percent of cardiovascular disease cases are attributed to several widely-accepted risk factors: age, gender, high blood…

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…

To meat, or not to meat: Mediterranean diet protects from heart disease as well as vegetarian diet

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Oct 18, 2018 … DALLAS — Both vegetarian and Mediterranean diets have been touted for their heart-healthy benefits, including a lowered risk of heart disease — but is the plant-heavy diet necessarily the better one? For those who don’t want to give up their meat and fish, have no fear. A new study finds that going Mediterranean may be…

Vigorous activity during childhood cuts heart disease risk later in life

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Sep 21, 2018 … EXETER, England — There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. Scientists from the University of Exeter say that, in order to significantly lower the risk of heart disease later in life,…

Erectile dysfunction doubles odds of suffering from heart disease

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Jun 14, 2018 … BALTIMORE — Suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) can be a frustrating experience for many older men in the bedroom, but it may signal far worse outcomes than simply a lost opportunity for intimacy. A new study finds that ED greatly raises a man’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other potentially deadly heart conditions. Prior…

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…

Doctors: Cut your risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke by eating food slowly

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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: Air pollution exposure doubles during rush-hour traffic, boosting risk of cancer, heart disease

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Jul 29, 2017 … DURHAM, N. C. — If you thought being stuck in gridlock was bad for your mental health, turns out you’ve got more to worry about than just your sanity. A new study finds that air pollution motorists are exposed to during rush-hour traffic might be twice as bad as previously believed. Researchers at Duke, Emory University,…