People with cardiovascular disease face more life-threatening complications and a substantially higher risk of death from the new coronavirus, according to data and reports from doctors in several countries, and even those with simple high blood pressure are being urged to take extra care against infection.
But heart disease isn’t necessarily a death sentence. We’ve developed a number of great drugs and surgical interventions to treat the condition. What this study adds, Ingelsson says, is the idea that both aerobic and strength training exercises can be a cost-effective way to prevent or stave off heart disease.
Now, not for the first time, Apple's attention to user experience has been rewarded: According to a paper outlining the study's design in this week's issue of the American Heart Journal, Apple and Stanford have managed to enroll a staggering 419,093 participants. That makes it the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever performed.
A growing body of research is raising concerns about the cardiac consequences of the coronavirus.
Findings of a long-term study of more than 8,500 people in the U.K. has found evidence that blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs work to improve survival rates of their users after a decade of treatment.
Once again, your mother was right. You really do need to eat your vegetables. And while you are at it, put down the bacon and pick up the olive oil, because new research supports the contention that switching to a Mediterranean diet could significantly decrease the risk of heart disease.
Preventing heart disease is a huge public health challenge. And right now doctors have good, but limited, options for finding out who is at greatest risk for it.
Doctors know that about half the risk for heart disease comes from lifestyle choices: how much, and what, a person is eating, how much alcohol they drink, if they smoke.
The other half is related to genetics, and it’s much harder to assess.
In Africa, cardiovascular diseases have tracked the wave of “western” lifestyle practices sweeping across the continent.
The heavy metal’s deadly, and largely ignored, effects on the heart.
So there’s good news and there’s bad news.
The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.
Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.
Several medical conditions can increase your risk for heart disease. If you have one of these conditions, you can take steps to control it and lower your risk.
While kissing may tug at your heart, the kissing bug can really screw up your heart. That's because triatomines, the more scientific and less cuddly name for the blood-sucking kissing bug, can carry the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi.
Some cancer treatments pose risks to the heart, forcing some patients into a terrible quandary.
Heart disease is responsible for a third of all global deaths, and most of them are in the developing world.
A long-time champion for women’s heart health, the American Heart Association has devoted a blog to its national Go Red for Women advocacy campaign. Community, education, and compassion are essential to this campaign and to the improvement of women’s health, and this blog is a reader-input star...Healthline
SCAI hosts this website as part of a public education initiative designed to inform patients and their families about cardiovascular disease.
I am Dr Tryzelaar and a retired cardio thoracic surgeon. After a life-long career in the treatment of heart diseases, I created this web site to help you with your cardiac disease questions.
CardioValens.com, an Internet Portal on Cardiology, provides latest information and education for Cardiologists and Patients/Consumers under two separate websites respectively. It caters to the needs of Healthcare Professionals, especially Cardiologists, Physicians, Medical Students, Patients/Consumers and other related Healthcare Professionals.
Comprehensive site covering the business side of heart care.
The Harvard Heart Letter is your trustworthy source of heart health information. It will put you in closer touch with everything that''s happening right now in the frontiers of cardiac medicine. With every issue the focus is on the latest medical advances that can help you live a longer, healthier life.
The idea for HealthyHeartHelp.com was developed after my father passed on November 26, 2004. He developed high blood pressure young and had his very first stroke at the age of 33. At the age of 24, I developed high blood pressure. So this website was started in an attempt to inform, educate, and support people with high blood pressure.
Heart (formerly British Heart Journal) is an international peer review journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Topics covered include coronary disease, electrophysiology, valve disease, imaging techniques, congenital heart disease (fetal, paediatric and adult), heart failure, surgery, and basic science.
Heart disease affects 1.3 million Canadians. But with healthy behaviours, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years. Here’s what you need to know.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of pediatric care. As Greater Cincinnati's only pediatric hospital, Cincinnati Children's is committed to bringing the very best medical care to children in our community.
HeartPoint has been created by medical professionals to provide patients with a source of credible information about heart disease. Having any type of disorder of the heart can be scary- we're here so that you understand your heart, and how to take care of it with the best graphic and written explanations we can muster.
All about women and heart disease -our #1 killer - from the unique perspective of a Mayo Clinic-trained heart attack survivor and patient advocate from Canada.
This web site was designed to provide information to patients who are being evaluated and treated for a heart-related complaint. All contents are reviewed by physicians to ensure accuracy. Our objective is to educate.
Welcome to Megaheart.com The original and still the leading no-salt, low-sodium information and recipe Web site.
The NHLBI plans and directs research in development and evaluation of interventions and devices related to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients suffering from such diseases and disorders. It also supports research on clinical use of blood and all aspects of the management of blood resources. Research is conducted in the Institute's own laboratories and by scientific institutions and individuals supported by research grants and contracts.
The Heart Truth is a national public health education campaign to raise awareness that heart disease and stroke is a leading cause of death for women in Canada.
The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research, and public awareness.
Hi, I'm Cathy, and I came to a heart-healthy diet the hard way. Now I'm out to prove that heart-healthy doesn't have to mean boring. My recipes may be nutritious, but I refuse to sacrifice on flavor. So dig in!
The Women's Heart Foundation is a 501c3 dedicated to prevention, survival and quality of life. WHF accomplishes its mission through education, advocacy and instituting prevention projects. WHF conducts outcomes research and provides free continuing medical education as part of The Gender Care Initiative® to promote excellence of care of women.
WomenHeart is the only patient-led national non-profit organization that educates and advocates for the 8 million American women living with heart disease. With 16,000 members and 50 local support groups, WomenHeart gives women heart patients and physicians a platform to spread the common message of early detection, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment so all women can lead healthier lives.
This popular web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions.
The Children's Heart Institute is pediatric cardiology facilities that provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with or are suspected of having heart disease.
We are happy to announce that you can now find all Dr. Sinatra's supplements and health advice on the Healthy Directions website. Dr. Sinatra has been a part of the Healthy Directions family of doctors for over 25 years, and we are thrilled to bring you all the heart health solutions you need in one convenient site.
A simple press of a button will instantly activate Life Alert's small base unit located in the house. This unit will immediately communicate with our Monitoring Center, initiating amplified two-way voice communication between the senior and our emergency operators, who will contact neighbors, Paramedics, the Fire Department, Police and/or relatives as needed.
Welcome to the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital website. In keeping with our mission to reduce the devastating toll of cardiovascular disease, we are pleased to provide a wealth of reliable information.
Edwards Lifesciences is the international leader in providing innovative and effective heart valve products for cardiovascular patients. We are proud to have the opportunity to share these life-saving and life-improving technologies with you.
CDC's Mission is "to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability."
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