Disease Linked to Impaired Cognition and Later Dementia - July 22, 2008
This 'lifelong' view of developing dementia, which stresses the importance of
risk factors in midlife, also found that the earlier in life heart disease was
diagnosed, the worse the person's later cognitive performance, Archana
Singh-Manoux, Ph.D., of University College London and INSERM in Villejuif
Cedex, France, and colleagues reported in the European Heart Journal.
& Cardiovascular Disease ?June 18, 2008
having chest pain and trouble breathing, but your doctor can't
figure out what's wrong. It happens to more women than you think,
because they often have different symptoms than men when it comes to
Heart Disease in Women
Approximately one woman
dies every minute from heart disease in this country, and the rate of decline
in heart disease overall has been less prevalent among women.1 Every
year since 1984 more women have died of heart disease than men, yet many women
are still unaware of their biggest health threat.
The National Heart Lung
and Blood Institute's Red Dress/Heart Truth campaign, which began in 2001, and
the American Heart Association's Go Red campaign, which began in 2004, were
both developed to educate and increase women's awareness of heart
tied to heart disease, but not stroke - November 30th, 2007
High cholesterol is a
major risk factor for death from heart disease, but its impact on
stroke death is less clear, concludes a new study in a finding
that startled even the researchers.
testosterone levels indicate increased risk of CV death in men - November
High endogenous levels
of testosterone in men are associated with low mortality from all
causes, cardiovascular causes, and cancer, a new study shows, and
the authors suggest that low testosterone may be a predictive marker
for those at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Study: Direct link between sleep disorder, heart disease -
September 30, 2007
quality of your sleep decides the health of your heart. A clear connection has
now been established between snoring and heart diseases.
Heart disease: shock facts -
September 4, 2007
now, the total direct and indirect costs related to death and disability from
heart disease and stroke in this country exceed a whopping R8 billion per year.
UT Southwestern study links heart
disease and pot belly -
August 16, 2007
UT Southwestern Medical Center study, to be published in the Aug. 21 issue of
the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, identifies that roll of
fat around your waist (or lack of it) as an important determiner
of your risk for heart disease.
Statin Cancer Risk Outweighed by
Benefits <- July 25, 2007
who take statins may be putting themselves at a slightly increased risk of
cancer, a new study released Monday finds.