Navigation Links
Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study
Date:5/12/2013

FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a new study suggests.

Sudden cardiac death can occur when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating (sudden cardiac arrest). Each year in the United States, more than 350,000 people die of sudden cardiac death.

Researchers examined data from people in Portland, Ore., who suffered sudden cardiac death or had coronary artery disease. Tests of plasma taken at the time of death or during a doctor's visit indicated that both groups had a similar proportion of common heart risk factors such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

But levels of testosterone were much lower among men and slightly higher among women in the sudden cardiac death group compared to those with coronary artery disease, according to the study, which is scheduled for presentation Friday at the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society in Denver.

The researchers also found that estrogen levels were much higher and the testosterone-to-estrogen ratio was lower in both men and women who suffered sudden cardiac death. This did not, however, prove a cause-and-effect link between higher estrogen levels and sudden cardiac death.

The findings could help identify patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest and death, Dr. Sumeet Chugh, associate director for genomic cardiology and director of the Heart Rhythm Center at the Cedars Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, said in a Heart Rhythm Society news release.

Studies presented at meetings are considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed medical journal.

More information

The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has more about sudden cardiac arrest.


'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Exercise-related changes in estrogen metabolism may lower breast cancer risk
2. NuvaRing Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Judge Rules that Plaintiffs’ Experts May Testify on “Bursts” of Estrogen Allegedly Delivered by NuvaRing, Wright & Schulte LLC
3. Estrogen fuels autoimmune liver damage
4. Estrogen Level in Pregnancy May Affect Breast Cancer Risk in Daughters
5. Estrogen plus progestin use linked with increased breast cancer incidence and mortality
6. Estrogen helps keep joint pain at bay after hysterectomy
7. Maturitas publishes clinical guide on low-dose vaginal estrogens for vaginal atrophy
8. Genetic markers for testosterone and estrogen level regulation identified
9. BUSM researchers identify genetic markers for testosterone, estrogen level regulation
10. Everyday Noise Levels May Affect the Heart
11. Elevated cadmium levels linked to disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 Summer is the best season of ... the beach, swimming and other outdoor adventures. The promotional product ... happy and healthy all summer long. The promo product gurus ... three must-have custom imprinted products everyone must have on hand ... course sunblock. Sunscreen helps protect skin from harmful ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Crystal Dental ... office in Sacramento. The announcement has been made via LAD ... In addition, the announcement has been made in order to ... services in the Sacramento area. , Crystal Dental offers a ... of the services offered by Crystal Dental include cosmetic dentistry ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 FORT LEE, N.J. – Authors ... approach to the science of tooth implants in ... This book describes recent advances and techniques in the world ... benefit people who have lost all of their natural teeth. ... first lower subperiosteal implant in 1940. It was a ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 14, 2014 Recently, TopDresses100.com, a popular ... new range of multi-colored Quinceanera dresses to ... all of these colorful outfits are guaranteed to be ... up to 68% off. , TopDresses100.com has a wide ... and all its items are in stock and ready ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 Manchester United and AS Roma ... Guinness International Champions Cup. The 2014 ICC is one ... because of the talent of it brings in. Teams like ... will compete in the 2014 event spread across 10 American ... a game between Olympiacos and Milan and will conclude with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Why These Three Summer Essentials from 4AllPromos Can Improve Summer 2Health News:Crystal Dental Announces the Opening of New Office Location in Sacramento 2Health News:Authors Leonard I. Linkow and Sheldon Winkler Feature Advancements in Implant Dentistry 2Health News:Authors Leonard I. Linkow and Sheldon Winkler Feature Advancements in Implant Dentistry 3Health News:Authors Leonard I. Linkow and Sheldon Winkler Feature Advancements in Implant Dentistry 4Health News:Cheap Multi-colored Quinceanera Dresses From TopDresses100.com 2Health News:Manchester United vs. AS Roma Tickets in Denver, CO at Sports Authority Field at Mile High: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on International Champions Cup in Denver 2Health News:Manchester United vs. AS Roma Tickets in Denver, CO at Sports Authority Field at Mile High: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on International Champions Cup in Denver 3
... 2011) Top radiology and policy experts will offer ... at the First Annual ACR Imaging Informatics Summit and ... vendors are all encouraged to attend the two-day event ... "With future Medicare reimbursement tied ...
... Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Sept. 22 (HealthDay ... friends, playing is one of the hallmarks of childhood. But ... in the United States have far less time to ... may have serious consequences for their development and mental health. ...
... than two-thirds of men who contacted an email advice service ... which were frequently linked to loss of sex drive, according ... International Journal of Clinical Practice . The study ... men from the Middle East and Indian subcontinent sought email ...
... medical information? Viewers beware, doctors caution. After reviewing ... a group of neurologists found that the people in ... As described in a Letter to the Editor in ... misinformation may confuse patients suffering from devastating neurological disorders ...
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, ... a thin ray of hope to people suffering from the ... The compound, currently known only as BIBF 1120, seems to ... for patients, according to a study funded by the drug,s ...
... Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at The ... grants to create novel therapeutics for treating heart disease ... the time and costs required to test drugs for ... $143.8 million funding initiative provided by NIH this year ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Experts offer solutions at ACR Imaging Informatics Summit & Radiation Dose Monitoring Forum 2Health News:Less Play Time = More Troubled Kids, Experts Say 2Health News:Less Play Time = More Troubled Kids, Experts Say 3Health News:Email sexual advice study highlights problems raised by different ages and cultures 2Health News:Email sexual advice study highlights problems raised by different ages and cultures 3Health News:YouTube videos can inaccurately depict Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders 2Health News:Drug Shows Promise Against Deadly Lung Disease 2Health News:Drug Shows Promise Against Deadly Lung Disease 3Health News:UT awarded NIH grants to study prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative and vascular diseases 2Health News:UT awarded NIH grants to study prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative and vascular diseases 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... ALBANY, New York , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... published by Transparency Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, ... Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the ... billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at ... reach an estimated value of USD 36.9 billion in ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... to Safety & Health Expo 2014 were ... move to London , ... attending exhibition.          ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a )      (Photo: ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2
... BellaNovus Development Company LLC, a medical design ... the Ouchless™ Needle Collection. The devices provide doctors ... creams and ice currently used to minimize localized ... and dermal fillers. Offered in three models, Ouchless™ ...
... CIVCO Medical Solutions is showcasing its RFSuite RFID tracking ... also hosting an RFSuite Symposium Monday, August 1st, from ... the Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver. The event will include lunch, ... Click here to view the invitation and register . ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Ouchless™ Needle Collection Revolutionizes Wrinkle Treatments With State-of-the-Art Pain Reducing Technology 2CIVCO Showcases RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System at AAPM 2011 Booth #817 2CIVCO Showcases RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System at AAPM 2011 Booth #817 3
... Easy Breeze Air Gel Dryer : Dry up ... 24 gels 8 10 cm without a ... rapid drying, or no heat for controlled drying ... transparent, dried gels. Add and remove gels at ...
Each GelAir™ system drying frame includes two main components, a plastic drying outer frame and a metal square inner frame, as well as 8 clamps per frame. Supplied as a set of two frames....
... Breeze Air Gel Dryer : Dry up to ... gels 8 10 cm without a vacuum ... drying, or no heat for controlled drying of ... dried gels. Add and remove gels at any ...
... SGD5040 Slab Gel Dryer incorporates sturdy metal housing and ... The large surface area makes it perfect for drying ... Slim Profile 40cm x 50cm (W x D) ... Rates allows you to optimize your heating ...
Medicine Products: