Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tags Cardiovascular disease

Tag: cardiovascular disease

Gum disease linked to higher blood pressure

Gum Disease Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health)  Poor oral health makes it harder to for people with hypertension to manage their blood pressure, a new study suggests Among...
Omega 3 fatty acids found in seafood tied to healthy aging

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Found in Seafood Tied to Healthy Aging

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People may be more likely to age without health problems when they have more omega 3 fatty acids in their blood,...
Poverty tied to worse heart health among U.S. teens

Poverty Tied to Worse Heart Health among U.S. Teens

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity,...
Irregular heart beat tied to increased risk for dementia

Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Increased Risk for Dementia

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Having a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AF) may raise an individual's risk of developing dementia, but treating...
Yo-yo dieting tied to heart attacks and strokes, even in healthy people

Yo-yo Dieting Tied to Heart Attacks and Strokes, Even in Healthy...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People with fluctuations in their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar may be more likely to have heart attacks and...
Fall risk may increase after heart attack patients leave hospital

Fall Risk May Increase after Heart Attack Patients Leave Hospital

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Three in five patients hospitalized for heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular problems have at least a moderate risk of falling...
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