Navigation Links
Kidney, Heart Problems May Be Linked
Date:1/21/2009

Older people face more risks when kidneys are damaged, study finds,,

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Damaged kidneys could put older adults at a greater risk of heart failure, stroke and other cardiovascular disease, a new report says.

The University of Glasgow study of adults ages 70 to 82 found that participants whose kidney function was most impaired had a three times greater risk of having non-fatal heart failure or heart disease and were more likely to die from the heart conditions as were those with healthier kidneys. They were also twice as likely to die from any cause as were people with healthier kidneys.

Given the findings, seniors with impaired kidney function should try to control other risk factors, such as high blood cholesterol and high blood pressure, to help prevent cardiovascular issues from arising, according to a news release from PLoS Medicine, which published the study online.

The study, originally started to learn whether the medication pravastatin (Pravachol), a statin, affected the development of cardiovascular disease, also noted that the drug seemed to help reduce the number of heart problems in people with the most kidney damage, but the finding was considered statistically questionable.

More information

The National Kidney Foundation has more about kidney disease.



-- Kevin McKeever



SOURCE: PLoS Medicine, news release, Jan. 20, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Multiple Independent Studies Report on Use of Cylexs Immune Cell Function Assay in Postoperative Monitoring of Kidney, Liver, and Heart Transplant Recipients
2. Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
3. Use of certain lipid measures not more effective in predicting coronary heart disease
4. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
5. Urban Smog Tough on Young Adults Hearts
6. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
7. Vitamin Es lack of heart benefit linked to dosage
8. Drug That Lowers Resting Heart Rate Being Tested
9. Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk
10. Embryonic Stem Cells Repair Human Heart
11. U of M study: Early treatment can reverse heart damage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Kidney, Heart Problems May Be Linked
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 03, 2015 As one of ... the prestigious Safety and Health Achievement and Recognition Program ... to be chosen by the Illinois Department of Labor ... achieved and maintained SHARP certification by the Occupational Safety ... as Essentra has continued to meet or exceed all ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... 2015 It’s a pattern that won’t ... strikes anywhere on this planet, cyber scammers will immediately ... compassion for their own personal gain. And on ... Team) issued an alert titled “Nepal Earthquake Disaster ... citing the earthquake in Nepal. The scam emails may ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... 2015 As a nonsurgical staple ... the face, neck and décolleté, radiofrequency energy is ... potential for the success of vulvovaginal rejuvenation. In ... Advisory Council, ThermiGyn’s Women’s Health Clinical Advisory Board ... that ThermiGyn’s temperature controlled radio frequency, specifically that ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Pioneer Millworks, the largest reclaimed wood ... their reclaimed wood products at the 27th annual International ... in NYC this May. Their newest offerings, Vat 35, ... texture and color to North America's platform for global ... and color in the design world and we're excited ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 2015 It’s raining bills on Capitol Hill ... to expand federal support for telemedicine. , “Such ... been working with Congress,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the ... nation is poised to embrace the use of telecommunications in ... in fulfilling ATA’s mission to improve quality, access, equity and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Essentra Specialty Tapes is Selected to Host Gov. Rauner and the Workers' Memorial Day Celebration 2Health News:Essentra Specialty Tapes is Selected to Host Gov. Rauner and the Workers' Memorial Day Celebration 3Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 2Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 3Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 4Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 3Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 2Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 3Health News:ATA: Congress Floods the Halls with Telemedicine Proposals 2
... Water Quality and Health Council Calls for Greater Surface Disinfection to ... you cough without covering your mouth while standing in the lunch ... the morning bus? Nearly all Americans (96 percent) have seen ... (77 percent) say they are guilty themselves. , Even with ...
... ... the launch of MethoCult® Express, an innovative methylcellulose-based medium specifically formulated to allow ... , ... British Columbia (PRWEB) October 8, 2009 -- STEMCELL Technologies Inc. , a ...
... ... a leading direct-to-consumer provider of premium dietary supplements, announces the release of their ... ... Products ®, a leading direct-to-consumer provider of premium dietary supplements, announces the release ...
... acute liver failure caused by acetaminophen poisoning also can treat ... before severe injury occurs, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and ... liver failure occurs when cells in the liver die quickly, ... Patients often end up in a hepatic coma as a ...
... SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 7 Last Sunday, the Inland ... Historic Redlands to fight cancer. With more than 6,000 ... Inland Women Fighting Cancer,s 2nd Annual Believe and Walk ... , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/LA89260LOGO ) , The sea of ...
... Center,s Health Care Report Urge Joint Leadership on Health Reform ... statement released by Bipartisan Policy Center Founders and Advisory Board ... , "After 14 months of work, on June 17, 2009, ... the culmination of months of work as advisors to the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gross Germ-Spreading Behaviors Remain the Norm, Despite Flu Season Concerns 2Health News:Gross Germ-Spreading Behaviors Remain the Norm, Despite Flu Season Concerns 3Health News:STEMCELL Technologies Inc. Introduces MethoCult Express for Cord Blood Banks and Transplant Centers 2Health News:Purity Products Releases Their Brand New Mediterranean Diet Resveratrol Formula 2Health News:Medication effective for acute liver failure in early stages of disease 2Health News:Stater Bros. Charities Collects $328,000 for the Cure in 'I Believe Walk'... Over 6,000 Participate 2
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015 Semler Scientific, ... assessment company that develops, manufactures and markets products that ... diseases, today reported financial results for the first quarter ... first quarter of 2015, Semler reported continued progress with ... over quarter revenue growth of 14%," said Doug ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015  Shares of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, ... their value yesterday following the results of the Phase ... Rhopressa.  Despite the trial failing to meet its end ... results may come from future studies. An ... overview, current pipeline, financial review, analyst summary, valuation, and ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... , April 30, 2015  Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ... signed an agreement with MIM Software Inc. to ... ® and CyberKnife ® product portfolios. The ... MIM technology. This is Accuray,s second collaboration with ... of the first iPad-based treatment plan review capability, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5All is Not Lost for Aerie Pharmaceuticals - VLM Research Issued by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2Accuray Signs Agreement with MIM Software Inc. to Develop Adaptive Therapy Software 2Accuray Signs Agreement with MIM Software Inc. to Develop Adaptive Therapy Software 3
... who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs three times a day for ... have erectile dysfunction compared to men who do not take ... online in The Journal of Urology . ... finding, this observational study used electronic health records, an automated ...
... Md., March 2, 2011 Do you use a prescription ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Federal regulators aim to take certain ... symptoms off the U.S. market. These products ... evaluated by FDA to assure that they are safe, effective, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Erectile Dysfunction 2Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Erectile Dysfunction 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: