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Cardiovascular Diseases: News and Research Information Document List

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

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-02-19 : Circulation Journal's Go Red for Women Issue Focuses on Female Heart Health : Unique role of gender is featured in Circulation journal Go Red For Women issue focused on female heart health .
2017-04-30 : Lower Heart Attack Risk in Those with Type O Blood : Research reveals people with non-O blood groups (A, B, AB) at higher risk for heart attacks and overall cardiovascular mortality.
2017-04-13 : Grey Hair Linked to Heightened Heart Disease Risk in Males : Study assessed prevalence of grey hair in patients with coronary artery disease and whether it was an independent risk marker of disease.
2017-04-06 : Where Does Blood Come From? How The First Blood Cells Form : Understanding how the first blood cells are formed and how numbers and types of blood cells is regulated in development.
2016-11-23 : Drinking Beer May Be Good For Heart Health : While drinking wine in moderation can be good for your health, new research indicates drinking beer may also have health benefits.
2016-04-06 : 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.
2015-02-25 : 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.
2014-12-21 : 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.
2014-12-14 : 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.
2014-11-03 : 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.
2014-10-28 : 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.
2014-06-11 : Male Statin Use Associated with Less Exercise : Study finds use of statins in senior males is associated with less physical activity.
2014-05-22 : Information Regarding Electrocardiogram (EKG) Test : Article provides information on the electrocardiogram exam and the reasons one may be requested and performed.
2013-08-19 : 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.
2013-04-30 : 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.
2013-03-22 : 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.
2012-12-21 : 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.
2012-07-13 : Postural Orthostatic Tachyardia Syndrome (POTS) : Information on Postural Orthostatic Tachyardia Syndrome (POTS) excessive heart rate increments upon upright posture.
2012-03-27 : High or Low Dose Aspirin After Heart Attack : Researchers report no significant difference in high versus low dose aspirin in preventing recurring cardiovascular events.
2012-01-06 : 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.
2011-12-05 : 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.
2011-11-23 : 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.
2011-06-04 : 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.
2011-05-28 : 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.
2011-05-24 : 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.
2011-04-19 : 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.
2011-03-28 : 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.
2011-03-11 : 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.
2011-02-04 : Peripheral Artery Disease and Women : Women with PAD lose ability to walk short distances and climb stairs sooner than men.
2011-02-03 : 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.
2011-01-24 : 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.
2011-01-24 : The Rising Costs of Cardiovascular Care : Cardiovascular drug costs in Canada increased by more than 200% from 1996 to 2006.
2010-12-22 : 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.
2010-12-21 : Heart Disease and Stroke - Top Research : Research on reducing risks improving medical treatment and lifestyle behaviors to fight heart disease and stroke.
2010-11-24 : 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.
2010-11-13 : 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.
2010-11-08 : 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.
2010-09-30 : Heart Palpitations - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment : Common causes of heart palpitations that feel like a racing fluttering heart including symptoms diagnosis and treatment.
2010-04-28 : Predicting Future Heart Attacks : A better way to predict heart attacks with evidence that heart scans can help flag high-risk heart patients.
2010-04-27 : SSRIs and Cardiovascular Health : Popular antidepressants may have beneficial side effects for cardiovascular health.
2010-04-13 : 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.
2010-04-13 : Giant Cell Arteritis - Facts and Information : Giant cell arteritis (GCA) involves certain arteries in a persons body that become inflamed.
2010-04-12 : 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.
2010-03-29 : 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.
2010-03-03 : Reduced Risk of Hospitalization for Heart Rhythm Disturbances from Coffee : Coffee associated with reduced risk of hospitalization for heart rhythm disturbances.
2010-02-21 : Irregular Heartbeat - Arrhythmia and Atrial Fibrillation : Newly identified gene may open route to innovative treatments for atrial fibrillation.
2009-12-02 : Exercise Helps Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease : exercise is the single best therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease.
2009-11-25 : 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.
2009-10-26 : Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease : Researchers recommend that people over age 40 be screened for peripheral artery disease.
2009-10-25 : Women Have Same Heart Attack Symptoms as Males : Study establishes that women do have same the heart attack symptoms as men.
2009-10-10 : Mending a Broken Heart : Growing a living heart patch to repair heart tissue damaged by disease.
2009-10-05 : Americans Concerned about Heart Health : National survey results released in conjunction with launch of Family at Heart education campaign.
2009-06-09 : Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) : Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a heart disease that is present in the person when they are born.
2009-06-08 : Rheumatic Heart Disease - Symptoms and Treatment Information : Rheumatic heart disease is a condition involving permanent damage to a persons heart caused by rheumatic fever.
2009-06-06 : Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) - Facts, Diagnosis, and Treatments : Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common form of circulatory problem involving a narrowing of the arteries, which reduces the flow of blood to the limbs.
2009-05-31 : 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.
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.
2009-04-09 : 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.
2009-03-29 : 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.
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.
2009-03-18 : Anti-seizure Medications May Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Problems : New research suggests common anti-seizure medications may increase risk of cardiovascular problems.

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