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Alcohol raises heart disease risk, particularly among women

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Young to middle-aged women who reported drinking eight or more alcoholic beverages per week--more than one per day, on average--were significantly more likely to develop coronary heart disease compared with those who drank less, finds a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session.

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Could Niacin Actually Induce Heart Disease?

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(MedPage Today) -- Niacin metabolism was associated with incident major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and may be linked to the pathogenesis of heart disease via inflammatory pathways, researchers said. In a metabolomics study of stable.

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Heart Disease Outcomes Better When Anxiety, Depression Are Treated

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(MedPage Today) -- In people with heart disease and comorbid anxiety or depression, mental health treatment showed strong links to better clinical outcomes in an observational analysis of the Ohio Medicaid database. Those hospitalized with coronary.

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New Technology Promises to Revolutionize Valvular Heart Disease Care

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Getty Images milla1cf Mon, 04/01/2024 - 08:21 April 1, 2024 — Roughly 25,000 Americans die each year from valvular heart disease, but researchers from Rutgers Health and other institutions conclude that new technology could soon help doctors slash that number. “We What is Valvular Heart Disease?

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Study reveals mechanism linking heart disease to cancer development

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center at the Sheba Medical Center have found a mechanism responsible for increasing the risk of developing cancer among patients with heart disease: Small extracellular bubbles, or vesicles (sEVs), secreted from the sick heart to heal itself, are released into the (..)

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Treating anxiety, depression in people with heart disease reduced ER visits, hospitalizations

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Treating anxiety and depression significantly reduced hospital readmission and emergency room visits in people with heart disease.This may be the first study to show that treating anxiety and depression with medication or psychotherapy has a significant impact on heart disease outcomes.

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Social, environmental factors may raise risk of developing heart disease and stroke

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Neighborhoods with more adversity have up to twice the increased risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.