Latest News for Heart

Good news for cyclists: You might live longer

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Commuting to work on a bicycle reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and death from all causes. Forget the bus, and get back in the saddle.
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Common antibiotic azithromycin not linked to increased risk of abnormal heartbeat

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in...
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Insights into mitochondrial 'power grids' increase understanding of heart muscle

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT
New study reveals how the mitochondrial power grid that distributes energy in heart muscle cells limits widespread damage from local failures.
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Vitamin B diminishes effects of air pollution-induced cardiovascular disease

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
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Aspirin therapy may not help patients with peripheral vascular disease, researchers find

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Aspirin use may not provide cardiovascular benefits for patients who have peripheral vascular disease, an analysis by University of Florida Health researchers has found.
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Hot flashes may indicate heart disease risk

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study investigates the link between the hot flashes experienced during menopause, and endothelial function in younger midlife and older women.
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'Good' cholesterol levels reduced with high air pollution exposure

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers have found that higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
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Exercise associated with improved heart attack survival

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Chances of survival increased as amount of exercise rose.Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive...
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Fresh fruit may prevent diabetes and related complications

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study examines the effects of eating fresh fruit among people with and without diabetes. Daily fresh fruit consumption may lower diabetes risk.
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