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Heart disease risk 'INCREASED by doing MORE exercise' - Express.co.uk



Express.co.uk
 
Heart disease risk 'INCREASED by doing MORE exercise' 
Express.co.uk
?We expected to see that higher levels of physical activity over time would be associated with lower levels of coronary artery calcification,? said researcher working on the study, Deepika Laddu. Coronary artery calcification is a major risk of heart ...

 


AusculSciences Disrupts Standard of Care for Detection of Coronary Artery Disease - Canada NewsWire (press release)



Canada NewsWire (press release)
 
AusculSciences Disrupts Standard of Care for Detection of Coronary Artery Disease 
Canada NewsWire (press release)
OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - AusculSciences?, a pioneer in developing advanced acoustic technologies to detect cardiovascular disease, today announced that the CAD-det System?, a disruptive, non-invasive device intended to detect Coronary Artery ...

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'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors - Medscape



'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors 
Medscape
Prevalence of chronic renal failure increased annually by 13%, carotid stenosis by 6%, and coronary artery disease by 1%. During the whole 10 years of the study, diabetes prevalence increased from 30.7% in 2004 to 37.5% in 2014 in all patients, with ...

 


If you often skip breakfast, you may be at risk of heart disease - Star2.com



Star2.com
 
If you often skip breakfast, you may be at risk of heart disease 
Star2.com
... healthy breakfast is linked to good health, including a lower body weight, healthy diet, and lower risk of problems with cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes. Skipping breakfast has also previously been shown to raise the risk of coronary ...

 


CCTA Associated With Decreased MI Incidence in Suspected Coronary Artery Disease - The Cardiology Advisor



The Cardiology Advisor
 
CCTA Associated With Decreased MI Incidence in Suspected Coronary Artery Disease 
The Cardiology Advisor
Healthday News ? For patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD), coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is associated with reduced incidence of myocardial infarction but no reduction in death or cardiac hospitalization vs ...

 


Coronary Artery Disease, MI Risk With Abacavir-containing ART - The Cardiology Advisor



The Cardiology Advisor
 
Coronary Artery Disease, MI Risk With Abacavir-containing ART 
The Cardiology Advisor
SAN DIEGO ? Patients who receive abacavir-containing antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV do not have an increased risk for myocardial infarction (MI) or coronary artery disease (CAD), according to data presented at IDWeek 2017. Researchers conducted ...

 


Fact check: Is a coronary calcium score the best indicator of heart attack risk? - ABC Online



Fact check: Is a coronary calcium score the best indicator of heart attack risk? 
ABC Online
"I think all males at 50 and all females at 60 should have a coronary calcium score," Dr Walker told The World Today. "It's the best predictive test for heart disease risk." He continued: "Your cholesterol is not the best predictive test; your blood ...

 


ESC and EACTS Provide New Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Guidelines in Coronary Heart Disease - The Cardiology Advisor



The Cardiology Advisor
 
ESC and EACTS Provide New Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Guidelines in Coronary Heart Disease 
The Cardiology Advisor
A focused update on dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in coronary artery disease (CAD) by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) has been published in the European Heart Journal and ...

 


What We Learn When Two Ruthless Killers, Heart Disease and Cancer, Reveal a Common Root - New York Times



New York Times
 
What We Learn When Two Ruthless Killers, Heart Disease and Cancer, Reveal a Common Root 
New York Times
Heart disease and cancer ? Killer 1 and Killer 2 in the United States ? inhabited parallel universes of medicine. Coronary heart disease, we were taught as medical residents, was typically caused by the buildup in the arteries of plaque, made up ...

 


Is Microvascular Heart Disease a Serious Condition? - New York Times



Is Microvascular Heart Disease a Serious Condition? 
New York Times
While traditional coronary heart disease involves the buildup of plaque and resulting blockages in the large arteries that feed the heart muscle, microvascular heart disease affects the tiny branches or tributaries of these large vessels. Abnormalities ...