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Job strain combined with high efforts and low reward doubled men’s heart disease risk

Written by | 22 Sep 2023

Men who say they have stressful jobs and also feel they exert high efforts for low reward had double the risk of heart disease compared to men free of those… read more.

Obesity-related cardiovascular disease deaths tripled between 1999 and 2020

Written by | 13 Sep 2023

There has been a recent three-fold increase in obesity-related deaths from heart disease in the U.S. between 1999 and 2020, according to new research published today in the Journal of… read more.

Depressed patients less likely to take their heart medications

Written by | 15 Jul 2023

Patients who feel low when having a cardiac device implanted are more likely to stop taking their heart medications than those without depression, according to research presented today… read more.

Pharmacy researcher develops intervention for metabolic diseases like diabetes, stroke and heart disease

Written by | 24 Jun 2023

An investigator with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy has filed an invention disclosure, part of a provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark… read more.

Breast cancer survivorship doubles

Written by | 8 Nov 2022

It was the information she couldn’t find that led Amy Kirkham, an assistant professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE), to her… read more.

Study suggests possible link between artificial sweeteners and heart disease

Written by | 13 Sep 2022

A large study of French adults published by The BMJ today suggests a potential direct association between higher artificial sweetener consumption and increased cardiovascular disease risk, including heart attack and… read more.

Not enough men in their 40s are getting screened for diabetes, study finds

Written by | 19 Jul 2022

Not enough men in Alberta, Canada — especially those in their 40s — are getting tested for diabetes, putting them at risk for heart disease, cancer and other… read more.

Blinding eye disease is strongly associated with heart disease and stroke

Written by | 14 Jul 2022

Patients with a specific form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the United States, are at significant risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke,… read more.

Reducing sedentary behavior lowers risk of diabetes and heart disease in patients with metabolic syndrome

Written by | 2 Jun 2022

Within 3 months, reducing daily sedentary time helps lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in persons with metabolic syndrome.  Researchers reported the findings on… read more.

Twenty minutes of activity at 70 helps the heart at 85

Written by | 18 Feb 2022

Daily moderate to vigorous physical activity of at least 20 minutes undertaken by persons in early old age (70-75 years) might be the best way to avoid, in… read more.

Regular paracetamol use linked to higher blood pressure, study finds

Written by | 12 Feb 2022

Long-term paracetamol use could increase the risk of heart disease and strokes in people with high blood pressure, a study suggests. Patients who have a long-term prescription for… read more.

Successful transplant of porcine heart into adult human with end-stage heart disease

Written by | 15 Jan 2022

In a first-of-its-kind surgery, a 57-year-old patient with terminal heart disease received a successful transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart and is still doing well three days later…. read more.

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