Cardiovascular System

A new online health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age

Cardiovascular disease is the 2nd leading cause of death in Canada. Also known as ischemic heart disease or coronary heart disease, it refers to the …

Medical Research

There’s a calculator for cardiovascular disease. Here’s how it works

There’s now a calculator to help you tweak your habits in a bid to cut down your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.<p>Canadian researchers have …

Health Care (Canada)

HIV

The benefits of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV replication and transmission control have led to its universal recommendation. Many …

Medicine

This July will likely go in the record books as the warmest in measured history in Lapland, says a meteorologist on duty at the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).

“There is no end in sight for the heatwave. This July will probably end up being the warmest in measured history in Lapland,” they stated on …

Finland

Magnesium and Blood Clots

Magnesium is a mineral essential to many bodily functions, one of which is the regulation of blood clots. Blood clots are particles of blood that …

Diabetes

Eat fish for a longer life, study suggests

A 16-year study, which dove into the data of almost half a million men and women, concludes that a diet rich in fish predicts a longer life.<p>Consuming …

Holistic Medicine

Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?

Traditionally, our high-density lipoprotein levels — also known as "good cholesterol" — have been considered a good indicator of heart health, …

Medical Research

The Big Number: Multivitamins don’t protect against cardiovascular disease

If you think a daily multivitamin will protect you from the perils of cardiovascular disease, think again. The amount of such benefit offered by multivitamin and mineral supplements is essentially zero, according to new research published by the American Heart Association in Circulation: …

Searing

Fruits and vegetables are healthy. But what does that really mean?

You’ve heard it a million times: An apple a day keeps the doctor away…but how, exactly? You know that fruits and vegetables are healthy, but what …

Holistic Medicine

Acute Cardiovascular Disease Congress | European Heart Journal

<b>Shaping the congress of the future: Report from the Annual Congress of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association in Milan 3-5 March 2018</b><p><i>In the middle</i> …

Albert Einstein

Get 100% bonus when you buy IHG points

<i>Many of the listings that appear on MonkeyMiles are from companies which we receive compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products</i> …

Shopping

Support The Big Stitch for heart foundation

IF you want to showcase your craft skills, raise your fashion credentials or are looking for a fun way to raise money for charity, the British Heart …

Wirral

Coffee’s Mysterious Benefits Mount

From lowered cancer risks to a sharper memory, more studies are showing that coffee is good for you – but why?Regular coffee drinkers have a 39 …

Biomarkers

Why Researchers Say Multivitamins Don't Help with Heart Health

More research finds that supplements and vitamins aren’t likely to help improve heart health.<p>A new study on multivitamins and heart health reinforces …

Mayo Clinic

Scientists on the Spot: The past, present, and future of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science | Cardiovascular Research

View largeDownload slide<p>View largeDownload slide<p><b>Biography:</b> Johannes Waltenberger is Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Vascular …

Cardiology

Paramedics Plus Changes Name to PatientCare Logistics Solutions

The company's rebranding comes alongside the hiring of Herman Schwarz as chairman and Bob Pagorek as vice president and chief financial officer.<p>The …

Thought Leadership

Obesity Drug Belviq Is Heart Safe in Cardiovascular Outcome Study

The obesity drug lorcaserin (<i>Belviq,</i> Eisai) does not increase the risk of any major adverse cardiac events (MACE) — including cardiovascular death, …

Diabetes

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<i>Written by Janet Renee, MS, RD; Updated June 20, 2018</i><p>Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, making it crucial to adopt healthy habits that will protect your heart and keep it strong throughout your lifespan. It's unrealistic to expect to make immediate radical changes. …

Nutrition

Diabetes: Switching to common drugs raises risk of complications

A new study, published in the journal <i>BMJ</i>, finds that switching to a class of drugs called sulfonylureas could raise the risk of complications for …

Medical Research

Eli Lilly Scores a Win in Diabetes

<b>Eli Lilly</b> (NYSE: LLY) just unveiled new data showing that one of its diabetes drugs -- Tradjenta -- doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke. The results could help Tradjenta capture a greater share of the multibillion dollar DPP-4 class of diabetes …

Eli Lilly

WATCH: This Southern Staple Could Slash the Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Got milk? When a Southerner asks that question, chances are what he or she really means is "got whole milk?" This is especially holds true if you see …

Nutrition

Everything you Need to Know About Lose Weight Cycling

There are many reasons for wanting to lose weight. If you’re carrying a little excess baggage then dropping the pounds could improve your health and …

Fitness

Proper Form, Fit Can Prevent Common Cycling Injuries

More and more American cyclists are hitting the road as the sport gains in popularity.<p>In fact, an estimated 80 million people in the U.S. use …

Exercise

Fat and noncommunicable diseases

<b>PREMIUM</b> High levels of fat consumption in Indonesia have been associated with major diseases, especially cardiovascular diseases and stroke, obesity, …

Cardiovascular Diseases

Urban and wealthier households at a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases in India, finds study

Cardiovascular Diseases

Elevated troponin I levels in diabetic ketoacidosis without obstructive coronary artery disease | Journal of the Endocrine Society

Elevated troponin levels have been observed in a wide spectrum of patients who do not have ischemic heart disease, including non-acute coronary …

Medical Research

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Dietitian Gives Us the Lowdown

If we told you that restricting your food intake for a few extra hours a day could actually help you lose weight, reduce inflammation, and improve …

Holistic Medicine

How Often Should You Work Out?

Getty Images<p>How many times have you joined a gym or committed to an exercise plan to lose weight, only to back out after a few weeks because you have …

Exercise

Exercise as an Antidepressant

An observational study1 of nearly 18,000 participants found that those with high fitness at middle age were significantly less likely to die from …

Middle Age

Train like a New York City police officer with these at-home workout moves

New York City police officers have to be at the top of their game physically and they’re not doing it by eating doughnuts in a neighborhood diner.<p>One …

New York City