Articles Tagged with heart disease

Aircraft Noise Increases Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Noise from aircrafts increases cardiovascular disease risk

Individuals exposed to higher levels of aircraft noise are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, say studies in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In the American study on aircraft noise, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the School of Public Health at Boston University compared data from the… Read more »

Heart Disease Study: Exercise Might Be Just As Effective As Drugs

exercise might be just as good as drugs for heart patients

Exercise could potentially be just as effective as pharmaceutical drugs for some heart conditions according to a new study. Researchers from the London School of Economics and Harvard and Stanford medical schools analyzed 305 randomized controlled trials involving about 340,000 participants in connection with four disorders: Type 2 diabetes, repeat heart attacks, repeat strokes, and… Read more »

Randy Travis’ Cardiomyopathy Not The Result Of Drugs Or Alcohol Abuse

Randy Travis’ Viral Cardiomyopathy Not The Result Of Drugs Or Alcohol Abuse

Randy Travis’ cardiomyopathy diagnosis – which landed him in the hospital nearly a week ago following congestive heart failure and caused a subsequent stroke – is not the result of drugs or alcohol abuse, according to Texas doctors. The well-known American country singer, professionally known as Randy Travis, (born Randy Bruce Traywick) was hospitalized with… Read more »

Sleep Prevents Heart Disease, Study Claims

Sleep And Heart Disease

Sleep helps prevent heart disease, according to a new study conducted by a team of heart specialists in the Netherlands. The study suggests that heart health benefits when we sleep for at least seven or more hours per night. Researchers suggest that proper sleep should be combined with exercise and diet to prolong a person’s… Read more »

Binge Drinking In Your 20s Can Trigger Heart Disease

Binge Drinking In Your 20s Can Trigger Heart Disease

A study out of the University of Illinois warns binge drinking in your 20s can cause an earlier onset or increase the likelihood of developing heart disease. Binge drinking is characterized by heavy episodic instances of imbibing copious amounts of alcohol over a short amount of time, with the primary intention of becoming intoxicated. This… Read more »

Vegetarians 32% Less Likely To Die From Heart Disease [Study]

Vegetarians 32% Less Likely To Die From Heart Disease

A study has revealed that vegetarians are 32 percent less likely to die from heart disease. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that vegetarians generally have fewer health issues that contribute to heart disease. Vegetarians who participated in the study were found to have healthier body weight, lower cholesterol, and… Read more »

Your Blood Type Might Affect Your Risk For Heart Disease [Study]

Heart disease and blood type may be linked

Your risk of developing heart disease might hinge on your blood type, according to a new study. Researchers have found that people with A, B, or AB blood types might be more likely to develop heart disease than people with type O, according to MedicalNewsToday. Despite this apparent link between one’s blood type and the… Read more »

Heart Disease Vaccine Possible In Near Future

A Heart Disease Vaccine Is Possible In The Near Future

A heart disease vaccine is very likely in the future, say researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI) in a new article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Until recently, the role of the immune system in contributing to… Read more »

Heart Disease, Death Linked to Popular Z-Pak Antibiotic, Study Finds

heart disease zithromax

A popular antibiotic is the subject of a new heart disease warning after it was linked to heart disease and death in a study. Azithromycin- often prescribed as Zithromax or a Z-Pak- is a very effective broad-spectrum antibiotic used for a variety of bacterial ailments, from strep throat to sexually transmitted diseases. But while a… Read more »