Cardiology Articles & Stories

Air Pollution Can Lead to Appearance of Blood Clots

Air Pollution Can Lead to Appearance of Blood Clots

A recent study on Air pollution reported in the Journal of Clinical Investigation may explain how small particles in air pollution might trigger blood clots and cause heart attacks and strokes. While there is a known link between particulate air pollution and elevated risk of cardiovascular e... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


¿Quiere Estar Saludable? Entonces Transpire

¿Quiere Estar Saludable? Entonces Transpire

Expertos de salud afirman que las últimas recomendaciones de la Organización Mundial de la Salud pueden ser un poco engañosas. Las indicaciones actuales sostienen que 30 minutos de un suave ejercicio al día, es lo suficiente para mantener un nivel mínimo de estado físico. Sin embargo, El Ame... Read More


Fumar Puede Aumentar el Riesgo de Degeneracion Macular

Fumar Puede Aumentar el Riesgo de Degeneracion Macular

El fumar es capaz de aumentar sus posibilidades de desarrollar degeneracion macular a medida que pasan los anos- una de las mayores causas de severa perdida de vista en la tercera edad. La Universidad de Sidney efectuo un estudio que encontro fuerte evidencia que relaciona el fumar con esta ... Read More


5 Medidas Para Prevenir 100,000 Muertes de Estadounidenses al Ano

5 Medidas Para Prevenir 100,000 Muertes de Estadounidenses al Ano

Nuevos estudios realizados por Partnership for Prevention sugiere que más de 100,000 vidas estadounidenses pueden ser salvadas cada año al incrementar 5 medidas preventivas. El reporte afirma que hay serios defectos en el ámbito de prevenir enfermedades a lo largo de los Estados Unidos, esp... Read More


Para las Mujeres, el Silencio Puede Ser Peligroso para la Salud

Para las Mujeres, el Silencio Puede Ser Peligroso para la Salud

Un estudio reciente afirma que mujeres que expresan sus sentimientos de manera libre durante un argumento tienen menos probabilidad de sufrir alguna enfermedad seria a futuro en comparación con aquellas que silencian sus emociones. Mujeres que guardar pensamientos y sentimientos y se mantiene... Read More


For Women, Silence Can Be Hazardous to Health

For Women, Silence Can Be Hazardous to Health

A recent study finds that women who freely express themselves during disagreements are less likely to have serious long term health problems than those who silence their emotions. Women who suppress thoughts and feelings and force themselves to remain silent during marital disputes have a hig... Read More


Waist To Hip Ratio Is the Best Indicator for Heart Disease Risk

Waist To Hip Ratio Is the Best Indicator for Heart Disease Risk

A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that body mass index (BMI) alone may not be reliably linked to cardiovascular disease risk. Researchers say the best indicator for health and heart disease risk is the waist to hip ratio. Adding inches to the wais... Read More


Hospital Rankings Partially Accurate for Heart Patients

Hospital Rankings Partially Accurate for Heart Patients

It appears that for heart attack patients, the rating by U.S. News & World Report may be justified. A new study published in the July edition of Archives of Internal Medicine found that patients treated at hospitals ranked by U.S. News & World Report are less likely to die 30 days aft... Read More


Nearly One-Third of Americans Report Alcohol Abuse

Nearly One-Third of Americans Report Alcohol Abuse

A shocking 30% of Americans report having abused alcohol or suffer from alcoholism at some point in their lives. A new government study tracked alcohol dependency and abuse in a representative sampling of over 43,000 Americans over the age of 18 in face-to-face interviews. Of those who report... Read More


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