Sunday, December 5, 2021

Cardiovascular Disease

Researchers developed tool to reveal risk of cardiovascular disease

According to the study published in the Journal Lancet Digital Health, these health checks include measurement of major risk factors, such as systolic blood pressure, cholesterol profile, blood glucose, and smoking status.

Higher risk of cardiovascular disease linked to eating starchy snacks

The new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that eating starchy snacks high in white potato or other starches after any meal was associated with at least a 50 per cent increased risk of mortality

No bigger motivation for quitting tobacco than current health crisis

Oral cancer can be detected early in the pre-cancerous stage through regular screening.

Heavy energy drink consumption linked to heart failure in a young man

Overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system by caffeine may be a factor; energy drinks are also known to raise blood pressure and can trigger heart rhythm abnormalities.

Frequently eating meals prepared away from home linked to increased death risk

Although some restaurants provide high-quality foods, the dietary quality for meals away from home, especially from fast-food chains, is usually lower compared with meals cooked at home.

Elevated heart disease risk faced by cancer survivors: Study

It's important that researchers and health care providers keep their eyes on the growing number of cancer survivors, including younger adults.

Consuming diet high in poor quality carbohydrates linked to heart attacks

The higher risks of a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates, called a high glycemic diet, were similar to whether people had previous cardiovascular disease or not.

Eating more refined grains increase CVD, death risk: Study

The study found that having more than seven servings of refined grains per day was associated with a 27 per cent greater risk for early death, 33 percent greater risk for heart disease and 47 per cent greater risk for stroke.

Too much consumption of coffee can cause cardiovascular issues

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally, taking an estimated 17.9 million lives each year.

‘Diabetes during pregnancy linked with increased risk of heart disease’

The research was published in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.

Pregnancy complications increase risk of heart disease in women

The study also provided guidance on how to manage heart health during menopause, after pregnancy complications, and during other conditions such as breast cancer and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

Young smokers three times more likely to die prematurely: Study

Getting people to quit smoking remains one of the greatest health priorities globally.

Daily almond intake cost-effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease

A recent research by Tufts University shows that eating 42.5 grams of almonds each day compared to not eating almonds may help reduce healthcare costs associated with cardiovascular disease among US consumers.

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