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Research on cardiovascular disease and the link with noise

Thomas Münzel MD, Omar Hahad PhD and Andreas Daiber PhD discuss the link between noise and cardiovascular disease, in this report about their research in the field.
cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease: How to stop a killer

Cardiovascular disease claims the most lives every year but is largely preventable according to the President of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, a branch of the European Society of Cardiology.
obesity and type 2 diabetes, Action on Sugar

Calling time on obesity and type 2 diabetes

Professor Graham MacGregor, Chair of Action on Sugar, discusses stopping excessive sugar consumption, whilst investigating obesity and type 2 diabetes.
normal blood pressure

Millions unaware of what their normal blood pressure should be

Millions of Brits have no idea what their normal blood pressure should be, or even how tall they are, a new study has found
inflammatory bowel disease

Link between heart attacks and inflammatory bowel disease

Research indicates a strong role in the development of cardiovascular disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
chronic health issues

Active couch potatoes are at risk of chronic health issues

Employees are wrongly assuming that keeping active during leisure time will protect them from the danger of sitting for long periods when working in an office, a new study has found
University Hospital Dusseldorf

Magnetic Resonance at the Department of Molecular Cardiology

The Magnetic Resonance Laboratory utilises nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for noninvasive investigation of organs in small rodents
Dept of Cardiovascular and Toracic Science

Institute of Cardiology – Expert examination and research

Cardiology research focusing on schemic pathologies, from the study of the physiopathology and coronary syndromes, to evaluation of new forms of therapy
stroke risk

Mediterranean-style diet may lower women’s stroke risk

Following a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40 but not in men – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia
ischemic heart disease

Cardiovascular science: Novel advances in ischemic heart disease (IHD)

Novel advances in ischemic heart disease (IHD) are placed under the spotlight here by Luigi Marzio Biasucci MD from Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli who specialises in cardiovascular science
heart disease

New research shows tea cuts risk of heart disease

Drinking four to five cups of tea a day lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke, new research reveals
disease

Lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet – costing the EU billions of euros and...

Professor Joep Perk, Former President of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (part of the European Society of Cardiology, ESC) and member of the ESC Advocacy Committee shares his views on the growing problem of cardiovascular disease and why public health measures are needed to tackle it effectively
coronary inflammation

Novel imaging biomarker to help predict coronary inflammation discovered

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic, University of Oxford, and University of Erlangen have identified a novel imaging biomarker – and found it can be used to predict all-cause and cardiac mortality by measuring inflammation of fatty tissue surrounding the coronary arteries
Heart Age Test

Heart Age Test gives early warning of heart attack and stroke

Public Health England (PHE) is calling for adults to take a free, online Heart Age Test, which will provide an immediate estimation of their 'heart age' to help prevent heart attacks and strokes
health supplements

New research reveals how much Britons know about the impact of health supplements

While a third of the UK describe themselves as 'fairly health conscious', only 5% are aware of the benefits that supplements such as Arsenic can have on their health.
heart disease

New class of drugs to reduce heart disease by targeting gut microbes

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in the United States have designed a potential new class of drugs that may reduce cardiovascular diseases by targeting a specific microbial pathway in the gut.
tobacco

World No Tobacco Day: The effects on your heart

Many people don’t realise the harm that tobacco use does to the heart, a leading cardiologist has warned
blood pressure screening

World Hypertension Day: Blood pressure screening could prevent millions of premature deaths

The chief cardiologist at the United States’ top-ranked heart hospital has praised a campaign to ensure fair access to blood pressure screening, saying it could prevent millions of premature deaths every year
Diabetes & peripheral arterial disease

Diabetes & peripheral arterial disease

A change of paradigm improves patients’ outcomes with diabetes & peripheral arterial disease, according to the Division of Angiology at the Medical University of Vienna
kidney disease

Caring for our kidneys – findings from the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Audit

The topic of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is placed under the spotlight by experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society and the charity Kidney Care UK.

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