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Late evening eating may compromise women’s heart health

Late evening eating may compromise women’s heart health

New research finds that eating more calories in the evening is associated with poorer cardiovascular health in women. Share on PinterestEating more of the day’s calories after 6 p.m. is linked with poorer heart health in a new study. Evidence is accumulating that meal times can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed […]

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Think Vaping Is Healthier for Your Heart Than Smoking? Think Again

Think Vaping Is Healthier for Your Heart Than Smoking? Think Again

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Vaping isn’t necessarily better for your heart health than smoking tobacco, a pair of new studies argue. They report that use of e-cigarettes negatively affects risk factors for heart disease in ways similar to traditional tobacco cigarettes: Levels of bad cholesterol […]

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What are the effects of lowering blood pressure targets?

What are the effects of lowering blood pressure targets?

In 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) lowered the threshold for what constitutes hypertension. However, what is the impact of this, and is implementing these new guidelines cost effective? Two new studies set out to investigate. Share on PinterestNew research examines the effects of lowering hypertension thresholds. According to the AHA, around 103 million adults […]

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Could the eyes predict cardiovascular risk?

Could the eyes predict cardiovascular risk?

Doctors consider a variety of factors to determine a person’s risk of experiencing cardiovascular events, including age, smoking history, and blood pressure. But changes to the blood vessels in the back of the eye may make for a more accurate prediction. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that eyes may hold the key to cardiovascular health. […]

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Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smoking pot doesn’t do your heart or your brain any favors, a pair of new studies shows. Frequent pot smokers are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who don’t partake, the first study found. They’re […]

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Evening Meals Could Harm the Female Heart, Study Shows

Evening Meals Could Harm the Female Heart, Study Shows

Latest Heart News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Late dinners and heavy evening snacking do no favors for women’s hearts, a new study suggests. Researchers at New York City’s Columbia University found that those who ate more of their daily calories in the evening had a higher risk of heart disease. One cardiologist […]

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How heavy lifting at work affects cardiovascular health

How heavy lifting at work affects cardiovascular health

New research suggests that high intensity, sports based exercise has benefits for cardiovascular health, but continual heavy lifting at work may have a negative impact. Share on PinterestNew research shows how strenuous physical activity affects artery health. Health experts have consistently promoted the benefits of physical activity, particularly for preventing cardiovascular disease, the leading cause […]

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Fainting (Syncope) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Fainting (Syncope) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Source: MedicineNet Fainting (syncope) facts Being unconscious is not normal. If you or someone else has fainted, call 911 or go to your nearest Urgent Care. Symptoms of fainting include: Fainting may be caused by a variety of medications, diseases, and conditions, but it isn’t caused by a head injury, which is considered a concussion. […]

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Heart Cells Change During Spaceflight

Heart Cells Change During Spaceflight

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It sounds scary, but the changes are only temporary: Researchers report that heart cells grown in space showed altered gene expression. But just 10 days after being returned to Earth, the heart cells returned to normal. Once stem cells grew into heart cells aboard the […]

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Rural Americans Dying More From Preventable Causes Than City Dwellers

Rural Americans Dying More From Preventable Causes Than City Dwellers

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Rural Americans die more often from potentially preventable causes than their urban counterparts, a new government study shows. These causes include cancer, heart disease, injury, respiratory disease and stroke, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research. Between 2010 and 2017, rural counties […]