Has your dog just been diagnosed with a heart complaint? Don’t despair! Although heart disease in dogs is incurable, it can be managed and in some cases much of the damage can be reversed. There are natural remedies and herbs for dogs that can help prevent heart disease and improve the health of dogs who may have already sustained some heart damage. So let’s have a look at how we can do this. Prevention is definitely better […]Read more
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- Greater emphasis on preventing, treating heart disease in women neededWomen and physicians do not put enough emphasis on cardiovascular disease in women, and a social stigma regarding body weight may be a primary barrier to these important discussions, according to...
- Humans retain genes for coronary artery disease because they make for more prolific parentsGenome-wide scans suggest that natural selection keeps these genes in the population as they benefit childbearing capacity.
- Breast-feeding mothers at lower risk of heart disease, strokeMothers who breast-feed their babies may reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, especially if they breast-feed for longer durations.
- Could a cholesterol-lowering vaccine replace statins?Researchers reveal the development of a vaccine that successfully reduced 'bad' cholesterol and atherosclerosis in mice. It is now being tested in humans.
- Dairy: Is it good or bad for you?There are numerous arguments for and against dairy consumption, with some experts regarding dairy intake as harmful. Is dairy good or bad for our health?
- Heart failure: Stem cell therapy may worsen heart damageFor heart failure patients, research suggests that using cardiac stem cells for autologous stem cell therapy may exacerbate heart tissue damage.
- New screening tool helps ID heart surgery patients at risk for malnutritionSimple risk score guides surgeons in providing nutrition support sooner and more aggressively.
- Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages needed to reduce adverse reactions in womenSex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published in European Heart Journal ...
- Does the sound of airplanes raise blood pressure risk?A new study investigates the effect of long-term exposure to aircraft noise on the risk of high blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmia, and stroke.
- Diabetes drug found to reduce heart and kidney disease riskA large-scale study finds that a blood sugar-reducing drug for type 2 diabetes also has cardiovascular benefits and reduces the risk of kidney disease.