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How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health

How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health

According to one new study, having high levels of calcium in the coronary arteries could be responsible for detrimental changes to the structure of the heart. A new study investigates calcium and heart disease. “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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What to know about cardiac muscle tissue

What to know about cardiac muscle tissue

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Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?

New research warns that, after completing breast cancer treatment, women aged 45 and over have a heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Women who have undergone breast cancer treatment should take measures to prevent heart disease, new research suggests. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the most common form of cancer […]

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Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50%

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50%

A large study concludes that atrial fibrillation does, indeed, raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not have a stroke and that anticoagulants may reduce this risk. An irregular heartbeat may be a sign of A-fib, which may, in turn, raise dementia risk. Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a condition in which the […]

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What is end-diastolic volume?

What is end-diastolic volume?

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What to know about cardiorespiratory endurance

What to know about cardiorespiratory endurance

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What to expect during a physical exam

What to expect during a physical exam

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What are the perks and problems of being a night owl?

What are the perks and problems of being a night owl?

In the collective imagination, night owls are free, creative spirits. Yet studies have shown that people who are more active at night face greater health risks. Do night owls experience more benefits or risks due to their rhythms? This Spotlight feature tackles this and related questions. What health risks do night owls face, and why? […]

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Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death. Not eating enough fruits or vegetables may have dire consequences for cardiovascular health. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A diet that includes fruits and vegetables can […]

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Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening

The depositing of calcium, or calcification, helps to harden tissues in the body. Tissue hardening is essential for healthy bone development, but it can cause health problems when it occurs in arteries. An antibiotic widely used to treat acne holds the promise of preventing the hardening of arteries, according to a new study. Stiff, or […]