Ablation Better Than Drugs for Reducing Afib, Improving QOL, but Not for Reducing Death: Study
Catheter ablation, a common cardiovascular procedure, appears no more effective than drug therapy to prevent strokes, deaths and other complications in patients with atrial...
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Study provides evidence that dietary salt intake influences the health of your heart
The body needs some salt to function, that's a given - but too much of it can be detrimental to health. One of the potential health risks of high salt intake is the increased...
1 day ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Lifting weights for about an hour a week lowers your risk of heart attack by up to 70%
When it comes to exercise, strength training is often associated with better bone health, whereas aerobic exercise is linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. However...
1 day ago - Natural News - 3 articles
ACC/AHA guidance for preventing heart disease, stroke released
Adopting a heart healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco and managing known risk factors are among the key recommendations in the 2019 Primary Prevention...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Stay Away From Sugary Sodas, Spare Your Heart
People who consumed at least two sugar-sweetened drinks per day were about one-third more likely to die of heart disease or stroke, versus those who rarely had these drinks.
1 day ago - Web MD
Rx Fish Oil Cuts Heart Dangers in Statin Takers
The study suggests that the prescription fish oil pill, not to be confused with over-the-counter supplements, reduces the lifetime risk of dying from heart disease; having a...
1 day ago - Web MD
MOMENTUM 3: Newer LVAD ‘adds life to patients' years'
NEW ORLEANS - In the final results of the MOMENTUM 3 trial, patients with advanced HF requiring a left ventricular assist device implanted with a continuous centrifugal-flow...
1 day ago - Healio
8 Science-Backed Ways to Prevent Heart Attacks, According to New Guidelines
Experts have issued a new set of guidelines on the best ways to prevent first heart attacks, strokes and heart failure - and for the first time, they focus squarely on the...
1 day ago - Time - 4 articles
Taking Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks Could Be Dangerous
• You've probably heart taking aspirin can reduce heart attack or stroke risk. • Doctors warn that this could be dangerous in healthy adults. • New recommendations advise...
1 day ago - Mens health - 5 articles
Stroke Mortality Down, but Global Burden Remains High
Although the global stroke mortality rate dropped substantially from 1990 to 2016, the global burden of stroke is still high, with more than 80 million stroke survivors, new...
1 day ago - Medscape
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Rates of dementia have dropped 15% per decade since the 1980s
Researchers led by Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studied almost 60,000 people to find individual dementia risk in the West is lower than in the 1980s.
Unknown Benefits of Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Identified
Statins were beneficial during heart attacks and cancer cell metastasis, found out by scientists while exploring it's side effects.
Air pollution may damage a man's ability to perform in the bedroom
A study by Guangzhou Medical University in China found that exposing male rats to regular doses of petrol and diesel exhaust gases reduced their ability to respond to sexual...
Playing Video Game May Help Stroke Survivors Move Again
New customized video game called myoelectric computer interface helped retrain stroke survivors' arm muscles into moving more normally, finds a new study.
Food Pantry Clients More Likely to Choose Healthy Meal Kits
Meal kits and recipe tastings increase healthy food choices such as whole grains and leafy greens among food pantry clients, reveals a new study.
Simple Blood Test can Determine the Preterm Birth Rate in Low-resource Countries
Simple blood test and mathematical model can precisely identify preterm babies without ultrasound, reports a new study
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
Low Levels of Leisure-Time Exercise Can Lower Your Death Risk
Even very light leisure-time exercises such as gardening and walking in the park can reduce the risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other causes, reveals a new study.
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions
New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate lung health.
Even Small Doses of Synthetic Cannabinoids Can Impair Brain Function
New study finds that even low doses of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 can reduce or impair cognitive performance.