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Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cardiovascular and lipid disorders are the leading cause of death in the US and the second, after cancer, in Israel. In one year alone, the total cost cardiovascular disease and covering financial loses in the US is $320 billion. The total includes ...
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Higher salt intake may increase risk of cardiovascular disease among patients with chronic kidney disease

Science Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, and colleagues evaluated more than 3,500 participants with chronic kidney disease (CKD), examining the association between urinary sodium excretion and clinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) events.
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Nick Menzas Cause of Death Revealed to Be Cardiovascular Disease

Ultimate-Guitar.Com - ‎10 hours ago‎
As Blabbermouth reports, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has stated that Hypertensive and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular disease lead to a heart attack during the third song of Ohm's set on May 21 at The Baked Potato in ...

A low-salt diet could raise heart disease risk, study suggests - ‎8 hours ago‎
The team, from McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, looked into the link between sodium (salt) intake and death, heart disease and stroke and whether it differed in people with high blood pressure compared to those with normal blood ...
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Low- and high-birthweight babies appear at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Science Daily - ‎May 23, 2016‎
By adolescence, the children have not just more of this visceral adiposity -- a stand-alone risk factor for cardiovascular disease -- but more related problems such as insulin resistance and inflammation than their average birthweight peers, according ...

Vitamin K Deficiency Linked with Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

Nutritional Outlook - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Writing in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, researchers evaluated the VKPD activity in a random sample of 709 multiethnic middle-aged and older adults free from cardiovascular disease. Subjects were then followed up with for 11 years ...

Air pollution exposure may raise heart disease risk

Science Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Cardiovascular and lipid disorders are the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Society's Endocrine Facts and Figures Report.

Babies Born With Low And High Weights Susceptible To Cardiovascular Disease

Parent Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Babies who have low and high weights at birth both stand to be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease as adolescents, according to a new study.
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Low-Sodium Diet May Increase Heart Disease Risk For Those Without High Blood Pressure

Medical Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A team of researchers from McMaster University's School of Medicine, found that while lowering salt intake is key to keeping those with high blood pressure in check, cutting out too much salt could put them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease and ...
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Childhood Fitness Cuts Heart Disease Risks in Adulthood

NDTV - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"While a number of studies have found that higher levels of aerobic fitness can substantially reduce the cardiovascular disease risks associated with adult obesity, few studies have looked to see whether this might also be true regarding childhood ...

Innovative game informs on heart disease

Medical Xpress - ‎May 25, 2016‎
More community awareness is needed about cardiovascular disease - the single largest killer of Australians, says Flinders University Professor Robyn Clark, who says heart attack patients can have up to a 50 per cent chance of having a second event.

Regular physical activity is 'magic bullet' for pandemics of obesity, cardiovascular disease

Science Daily - ‎May 16, 2016‎
"If regular physical activity were a pill, then perhaps more people would take it," said Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.

Heart disease and stroke risk predicted by new tools

Imperial College London - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Damage to blood vessels in eyes, kidneys and nerve cells may cause two-fold increased risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.
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Lowering blood pressure reduces risk of heart disease in older adults

Science Daily - ‎May 20, 2016‎
In the United States, 75 percent of people over age 75 have hypertension, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of disability, morbidity and death.

AFM helps identify patients at risk for cardiovascular disease - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Atomic force microscopy could identify patients that have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. So say researchers in Lisbon, Portugal, who have used the technique to show that the interactions between a protein known as fibrinogen ...

Dr. Sal: Know the hidden risk factors of heart disease

The News-Press - ‎May 25, 2016‎
It has long been known that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S., but why? Before I answer, let me explain that heart disease is a manifestation of vascular disease; and, when arteries are clogged in the heart, they are probably also clogged ...

Coronary Microvascular Disease in Women to be Studied at UTA with $308000 Grant

Cardiovascular Disease News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Coronary microvascular disease affects the walls and inner lining of tiny coronary artery blood vessels that branch off from the larger coronary arteries.
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Air pollution increases heart disease risk

Health24 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
All of the participants were smokers or had been diagnosed with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or too low/too high levels of fat in the blood.
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Amgen Researchers Discover Gene Associated With Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Despite its link with lower cholesterol, the gene isn't associated with other known cholesterol-related mechanisms, fueling hope that an effective drug might further reduce risk of heart disease beyond reductions achieved with cholesterol-lowering ...

Low- and high-birthweight babies at increased heart disease risk

Deccan Chronicle - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Washington D.C.: If your baby has either a low birthweight or a high one, she/he may be at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study. For reasons that remain unclear at least in the smaller babies, both birthweight ...