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Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke

A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
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Potassium rich diets to lower blood pressure

Women with high salt intake should eat a potassium rich diet to lower blood pressure and protect against cardiovascular events, according to study.
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Lower salt intake can reduce symptoms of heart failure

Reducing sodium intake can help patients with heart failure, where having a lower salt intake will not prevent death, but can improve symptoms and quality of life.
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Exercise can alleviate health burdens of female childhood trauma

Exercise has been found to lessen cardiovascular and psychological effects of adverse childhood experiences, especially in reducing female childhood trauma.
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Cardiovascular clinical trials lack female leadership and participants

Cardiovascular clinical trials have been shown to lack female leadership – yet female-led trials have an increase in female participants, making the trials yield more meaningful results.
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Racial minorities 41% less likely to receive CPR during cardiac arrest

Racial minorities - Black and Hispanic people - are less likely to receive CPR when they need it, as bystanders give CPR significantly more often to white victims of cardiac arrest.
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The future of cardiac diagnostic imaging

The future of cardiac diagnostic imaging – Danish company MedTrace is leading the way.
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Socioeconomic status linked to post-heart surgery risks

Data reveals that patients with heart disease who come from disadvantaged communities experience more complications after their surgery – including a higher risk of death.
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Drinking can increase risk of heart issues by 23%, even in moderation

Though the UK’s recommended alcohol limit is under 14 units weekly, researchers still suggest less, as the risk of cardiovascular diseases can still be increased by even moderate amounts.
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Increased use of mental health drugs in patients with heart disease

According to a new study, nearly one in five patients with heart disease use mental health drugs, leading to almost a doubled risk of premature deaths with the condition.
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Atrial fibrillation commonly triggered by alcohol consumption

Latest study shows people may be able to reduce their risk of atrial fibrillation by avoiding certain triggers like alcohol, in consideration of other lifestyle factors.
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Scientists discover how heart cells regulate circadian rhythms through daily changes

A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
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Prioritising heart health in a post pandemic environment

Dr Campbell Rogers, Chief Medical Officer at HeartFlow, examines how the healthcare industry can best prepare to combat heart disease in a post-pandemic environment.
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A different view of cardiovascular hæmodynamics

Here, Professors Nigel Shrive and John Tyberg illustrate how their work has led to an alternative interpretation of hæmodynamics compared to the paradigm that was proposed over 60 years ago.
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Study finds that drinking coffee does not cause cardiac arrhythmias

A new study by the University of California, San Francisco, has found no evidence that moderate coffee consumption can cause cardiac arrhythmia.
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Black patients are more likely than white patients to die after heart surgery

A new study has found that Black patients are more likely to die after their heart bypass surgery than white patients in the same hospitals.
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Adaptation after heart transplantation: A framework for the future

Anna Forsberg, Professor of Transplant Nursing at Lund University and Chair of the ETAHP Committee at the ESOT, explores a key area of development in heart transplant nursing as part of the build-up to ESOT Congress 2021.
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A new era in cardiac diagnosis

Justin Hall, GM and VP EMEA, iRhythm Technologies, explores how modern technology is helping to diagnose Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
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Continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health

The importance of continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health, including adding value to pivotal clinical trials.

RealWorld4Clinic – Real-life data for clinical research & care

RealWorld4Clinic is a new European initiative bringing real-world data to pivotal clinical research and outpatient cardiology care.

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