Navigation Links
Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says
Date:5/15/2013

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it's too late to start getting fit, but new research finds that shaping up in middle age lowers the odds for heart failure later in life.

What's more, the reduction in risk is independent of other modifiable risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, the researchers said.

"It's never too late to get fit," said lead researcher Dr. Ambarish Pandey, an internal medicine resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

"Fitness is a significant risk factor for heart failure," Pandey said. "But if someone who is not fit in middle age improves his fitness over the years and gets in better shape, the risk of heart failure decreases."

The results of the study are scheduled for presentation May 15 at an American Heart Association scientific meeting in Baltimore.

Heart failure -- when the heart can't pump enough blood to the rest of the body -- is increasing as more people survive heart attacks and live longer with heart disease. More than 5 million Americans have the condition, and that number could increase 25 percent by 2030, according to the American Heart Association.

Heart failure is the most common reason older adults are hospitalized and rehospitalized, said American Heart Association spokesman Dr. Gregg Fonarow.

"One in five adults will develop heart failure in their lifetime, and 670,000 men and women in the United States will develop heart failure this year," said Fonarow, director of the Cardiomyopathy Center at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

About half of people who develop heart failure die within five years of diagnosis, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Yet in many cases, heart failure is p
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. LSUHSC research finds HPV-related head & neck cancers rising, highest in middle-aged white men
2. Study: More Pre-Teens Get Vaccines When Middle Schools Require Them
3. Fitness in Middle Age Lowers Medical Costs Later: Study
4. Middle-Aged Diabetics May Need Earlier Colon Checks
5. Lung cancer death rates among young and middle-aged white women climb in some states
6. Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Middle-Aged Women
7. More Evidence That Exercise in Middle Age Boosts Health
8. Obesity in Middle Age Tied to More Rapid Mental Decline: Study
9. Sport makes middle-aged people smarter
10. Higher Blood Pressure May Harm the Middle-Aged Brain, Study Finds
11. Middle Age Can Be a Bummer for Great Apes, Too
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... Professional Orthopedic ... company has acquired Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness (“Premier”) — with 13 locations ... clinics. , “Our acquisition of Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness solidifies Professional as ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... , ... August 01, 2015 , ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine – the ... of the Appalachian Trail by stepping off Springer Mountain and heading north. Since ... July 26th Phil reached Connecticut and was greeted by friends and family. He visited ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Super Bowl 50 will emanate from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, ... is the Super Bowl. In the two weeks that separate the conference championships and the ... 2016 Super Bowl game will mark the 50th time it has been held and the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... The 2nd annual Ride to Fight On ... on October 3, 2015. The Ride to Fight On is a cycling fundraiser that ... Healthcare, The West Clinic and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A health ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Coco Libre announced today that their flagship Organic Coconut ... 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing, July 25 through August 2 in Huntington Beach, ... on the market, is a natural choice given the Open’s commitment to sustainable practices. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Professional Physical Therapy Now Largest Outpatient Physical Therapy Provider in Northeast With Acquisition of Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness 2Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2Health News:Cheap 2016 Super Bowl Tickets at Levi's Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Super Bowl 50 Tickets in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 3Health News:Coco Libre Brings Eco-conscious Hydration to Vans US Open of Surfing 2
... OME ), the nation,s leading producer of Omega-3 fish ... of $12.1 million,($0.72 a share) for the fiscal year ... million ($0.19 a share) for the year ended December ... year ended December 31, 2007, the Company had revenues ...
... Omega 3 and Turmeric ... Supplement, ... introduce the latest addition to their family of joint,relief products, which can ... anti-inflammatory formula containing Omega 3 and,Turmeric for double strength joint relief., ...
... largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC ... seventh year in a row, rates of syphilis infection have ... gay and bisexual men, according to a new federal report. ... primary and secondary syphilis -- the earliest and most infectious ...
... The following,is being issued by the Foundation for ... consumer advocate will speak out against proposed legislation ... bars the sharing of private,medical information without a ... by deeming what amounts to marketing material to ...
... Pediatrics has been awarded a five-year, $2.1 million grant ... Development, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ... members embark on research careers. , The grant renews ... resulted in the training of 26 UI clinician-scientists in ...
... an improvement in health-related quality of life, ... March 12 Naturopathic care is more,cost-effective than ... low-back pain, according to a study in the ... Medicine, a peer-reviewed,medical journal published by InnoVision Health ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Omega Protein Reports 2007 Results 2Health News:Omega Protein Reports 2007 Results 3Health News:Omega Protein Reports 2007 Results 4Health News:Omega Protein Reports 2007 Results 5Health News:The Makers of Conquer HA(TM) Launch All-Natural Double Strength Anti- Inflammatory Formula 2Health News:U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row 2Health News:U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row 3Health News:Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors 2Health News:Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors 3Health News:Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors 4Health News:Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors 5Health News:$2.1 million NIH grant advances U-Iowa child health research 2Health News:$2.1 million NIH grant advances U-Iowa child health research 3Health News:Study Finds Naturopathic Care for Chronic Low-Back Pain to be Efficacious, Cost-Effective 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Calif., July 30, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: ... second quarter of 2015. Key results include: ... second quarter of 2014 to $5,370 million, with ... Enbrel ® (etanercept), Prolia ® (denosumab), ... and XGEVA ® (denosumab). Unfavorable changes in ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Cleveland Clinic President Wael Barsoum ... last month that industry is compelled to adopt declining ... the efficiencies—and develop the transformational innovations -- required to ... were preceded by Doug Kohrs , past President ... who stressed that industry must add "episode of care," ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015 ... report with market overview, trends, DRO analysis, ... analysis, recent developments, competitive scenario and top ... Insight: Biosensors Market Development and Demand Forecast ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150727/756778 ) Explore more about ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 4Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 5Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 6Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 7Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 8Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 9Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 10Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 11Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 12Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 13Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 14Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 15Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 16Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 17Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 18Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 19Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 20Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 21Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 22Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 23Orthopaedic Surgery Reimbursement Shifts to Episode of Care 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5
Inquire...
Inquire...
Inquire...
... Dimensions are accurate to 1 mm. In ... of the patients encapsulation scar tissue. Encapsulation scar ... 2 mm; therefore actual projection may vary from ... by the surgeon with a scalpel or surgical ...
Medicine Products: