Cardiovascular Diseases: News & Research Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Cardiovascular category.

Publication List:

Heart Attack Patients Becoming Younger and More Obese
Patients suffering severe heart attacks have become younger, more obese and more likely to have preventable risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Published: 2016-04-06
Frequent Sauna Use Study Shows Less Cardiovascular Events and All-cause Mortality
New study suggests men who engaged in frequent sauna use had reduced risks of fatal cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality - Published: 2015-02-25
Aortic Aneurysms: Types, Causes, and Treatment
An aortic aneurysm is serious because depending on its size, it might rupture and cause life-threatening internal bleeding - Published: 2014-12-21
Need for New Approaches to High Blood Pressure Treatment
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center research shows need for new approaches to treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure - Published: 2014-12-14
150 Systolic Blood Pressure in Seniors is OK
New guidelines suggest for adults over 60 keeping systolic blood pressure at 150 or less is adequate - Published: 2014-11-03
Heart Disease Symptoms in Women Shouldn't be Ignored
Heart disease a leading cause of death for women yet they are more likely than men to dismiss pain and delay seeking medical help - Published: 2014-10-28
Male Statin Use Associated with Less Exercise
Study finds use of statins in senior males is associated with less physical activity - Published: 2014-06-11
Information Regarding Electrocardiogram (EKG) Test
Article provides information on the electrocardiogram exam and the reasons one may be requested and performed - Published: 2014-05-22
Hypotension: Low Blood Pressure Facts & Causes
Information, causes and affects of low blood pressure or Hypotension when systolic blood pressure is less than 90 mm Hg or diastolic less than 60 mm Hg - Published: 2013-08-19
Lowering Blood Pressure with Alternative Therapies
Alternative approach could help people with blood pressure levels higher than 120/80 mm Hg and those who do not respond well to standard medications - Published: 2013-04-30
Salt Kills 2.3 Million in 2010
Eating too much salt contributed to 2.3m deaths from heart attacks strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010 - Published: 2013-03-22
Heart Murmurs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
A heart murmur is a sound that may be heard through a stethoscope and is created when blood passes through specific areas of the heart - Published: 2012-12-21
Postural Orthostatic Tachyardia Syndrome (POTS)
Information on Postural Orthostatic Tachyardia Syndrome (POTS) excessive heart rate increments upon upright posture - Published: 2012-07-13
High or Low Dose Aspirin After Heart Attack
Researchers report no significant difference in high versus low dose aspirin in preventing recurring cardiovascular events - Published: 2012-03-27
Quality of Care, Cost for Peripheral Arterial Disease Sufferers Not Equal
New study on peripheral arterial disease reveals quality of care and cost depend on who is providing the treatment - Published: 2012-01-06
Bio-resorbable Vascular Scaffold - Disappearing Heart Device
Investigational ABSORB bio-resorbable vascular scaffold is an innovative therapy that restores blood flow by opening a clogged vessel and providing support to the vessel while it heals - Published: 2011-12-05
Can Shoveling Snow Cause a Heart Attack
Article warns shoveling snow can cause heart attacks especially for males with a family history of premature cardiovascular disease - Published: 2011-11-23
Routine Pulse Checks May Prevent Avoidable Death and Disability
A regular pulse check can save you from death disability and poor health arising from heart rhythm disorders - Published: 2011-06-04
Enzyme Prevents Fatal Heart Condition in Athletes
Enzyme molecule discovered that may prevent fatal cardiac disorders associated with cardiac hypertrophy the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes - Published: 2011-05-28
Coronary Artery Disease Leading Cause of Death in American Women
Today coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in women in the United States - Published: 2011-05-24
Dietary and Lifestyle Changes Significantly Reduce Triglycerides
Diet and lifestyle changes substituting healthy fats for unhealthy saturated and trans fats and engaging in regular physical activity and losing excess weight can reduce triglycerides - Published: 2011-04-19
Heart Attack Risks Doubled by Mini-Strokes
Patients who have suffered a mini stroke are at twice the risk of heart attack than the general population - Published: 2011-03-28
Air Pollution - Effect on the Heart
For people with diabetes breathing ultra-fine particles can activate cells in the blood that normally reduce bleeding from a wound and can contribute to cardiovascular disease - Published: 2011-03-11
Peripheral Artery Disease and Women
Women with PAD lose ability to walk short distances and climb stairs sooner than men - Published: 2011-02-04
Folic Acid May Prevent First Heart Attack But Not a Second
Difference in reduction in heart disease events between the trials with the lowest aspirin use - Published: 2011-02-03
Cost to Treat Heart Disease in United States Will Triple by 2030
The skyrocketing financial burden makes it urgent to implement effective strategies to prevent heart disease and stroke - Published: 2011-01-24
The Rising Costs of Cardiovascular Care
Cardiovascular drug costs in Canada increased by more than 200% from 1996 to 2006 - Published: 2011-01-24
Fast Sepsis Test Can Save Lives
Sepsis Nexus of Expertise states that patients arriving at the intensive care ward with blood poisoning only have a 50% chance of surviving - Published: 2010-12-22
Heart Disease and Stroke - Top Research
Research on reducing risks improving medical treatment and lifestyle behaviors to fight heart disease and stroke - Published: 2010-12-21
U.S. Death Rate From Congenital Heart Defects Continues to Decline
The U.S. death rate from congenital heart defects dropped 24 percent from 1999 to 2006 among children and adults - Published: 2010-11-24
Brain Recovery After Hypothermia Rx in Cardiac Arrest - Physicians Should Wait Longer
Study suggests physicians wait longer for brain recovery after hypothermia Rx in cardiac arrest - Published: 2010-11-13
Heart Attack Patients Still Wait Over 2 Hours to go to Hospital
Many patients having heart attacks still wait more than 2 hours to go to the hospital - Published: 2010-11-08
Heart Palpitations - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Common causes of heart palpitations that feel like a racing fluttering heart including symptoms diagnosis and treatment - Published: 2010-09-30
Predicting Future Heart Attacks
A better way to predict heart attacks with evidence that heart scans can help flag high-risk heart patients - Published: 2010-04-28
SSRIs and Cardiovascular Health
Popular antidepressants may have beneficial side effects for cardiovascular health - Published: 2010-04-27
High Glycemic Index Foods May Pose Greater Risk for Heart Disease in Women
Women who eat foods with high glycemic index may be at greater risk for heart disease - Published: 2010-04-13
Giant Cell Arteritis - Facts and Information
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) involves certain arteries in a persons body that become inflamed - Published: 2010-04-13
How Can you Heal a Broken Heart
Patients with heart muscles seriously affected by coronary heart disease may soon be able to benefit from an innovative treatment - Published: 2010-04-12
Only 37% of People Still Exercising After Cardiac Event
Study from CWRU Nursing School finds a year after cardiac event only 37 percent still exercising - Published: 2010-03-29
Reduced Risk of Hospitalization for Heart Rhythm Disturbances from Coffee
Coffee associated with reduced risk of hospitalization for heart rhythm disturbances - Published: 2010-03-03
Irregular Heartbeat - Arrhythmia and Atrial Fibrillation
Newly identified gene may open route to innovative treatments for atrial fibrillation - Published: 2010-02-21
Exercise Helps Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease
exercise is the single best therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease - Published: 2009-12-02
High Salt Intake Causes Strokes and Cardiovascular Disease
Eating high amounts of salt is linked to a significantly higher risk of strokes and cardiovascular disease - Published: 2009-11-25
Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease
Researchers recommend that people over age 40 be screened for peripheral artery disease - Published: 2009-10-26
Women Have Same Heart Attack Symptoms as Males
Study establishes that women do have same the heart attack symptoms as men - Published: 2009-10-25
Mending a Broken Heart
Growing a living heart patch to repair heart tissue damaged by disease - Published: 2009-10-10
Americans Concerned about Heart Health
National survey results released in conjunction with launch of Family at Heart education campaign - Published: 2009-10-05
Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a heart disease that is present in the person when they are born - Published: 2009-06-09
Rheumatic Heart Disease - Symptoms and Treatment Information
Rheumatic heart disease is a condition involving permanent damage to a persons heart caused by rheumatic fever - Published: 2009-06-08
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) - Facts, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Peripheral artery disease PAD is a common form of circulatory problem involving a narrowing of the persons arteries - Published: 2009-06-06
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - Facts, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Coronary Artery Disease develops over time through a combination of calcium fatty materials and scar tissue which build up in the arteries - Published: 2009-05-31
Signs and Symptoms of Acute Heart Failure
Patients with heart failure and their families can recognize the symptoms of acute heart failure - Published: 2009-05-31
Natural Heart Pacemakers an Alternative
Therapies to help raise the heart rate biologically could be a much better solution but there are some major hurdles - Published: 2009-04-09
Targeted Drug Therapy Prevents Exercise Induced Arrhythmias
Patients with CPVT experience abnormally rapid heart rates tachycardia usually during exercise or stress and are at risk for fainting and cardiac arrest - Published: 2009-03-29
Drug-eluting Stents Safer and Superior to Bare Metal Stents
Drug-eluting stents were safe and superior to bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks - Published: 2009-03-29
Anti-seizure Medications May Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Problems
New research suggests common anti-seizure medications may increase risk of cardiovascular problems - Published: 2009-03-18