Tag: Heart

For the sake of your heart, cut down on the news

With a pandemic that is still raging and threats of violence leading up to President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, Americans are likely feeling even more stress than they felt in an American Psychological Association study published in October 2020. This type of cumulative stress can lead to anxiety and […]

Quick bursts of exercise can help diabetics’ hearts

Frequent, short exercise sessions may be better for diabetes patients’ blood vessels than longer and fewer workouts, and that may reduce their risk of heart disease, according to a new study. People with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for heart disease and reduced vascular (blood vessel) […]

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Most type 2 diabetes patients are at high risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke

Sophia Antipolis, 14 Nov 2020: Preventing heart attacks and strokes in type 2 diabetes patients managed in primary care should be an urgent priority. That’s the conclusion of a study published on World Diabetes Day in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of […]

Ten or more medications, often prescribed to older heart failure patients, raises concerns

More than half of older patients hospitalized for heart failure, a progressive condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should, are discharged from the hospital with prescriptions for 10 or more medications, according to new research published today in Circulation: Heart Failure, an […]

Poor bone quality is linked to poor heart health

New research by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Southampton’s Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) has found associations between lower bone mineral density and worse cardiovascular health in both men and women. Published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the […]

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