Navigation Links
New Factor May Spot Heart Risks in Healthy People: Study
Date:2/16/2011

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A possible new risk factor for death from heart disease in seniors has been identified by researchers.

The study of almost 1,300 people aged 65 and older focused on heart rate turbulence, which refers to how smoothly the heart rate returns to normal after a premature contraction, a fairly common event.

Over 14 years of follow-up, abnormal heart rate turbulence was associated with an eight to nine times increased risk of death from heart disease among participants who were considered at low risk for heart disease based on traditional factors such as age, gender, blood cholesterol and blood pressure levels, obesity, diabetes and smoking.

About 7 percent of the study participants had abnormal heart rate turbulence, the investigators found.

"These findings suggest that apparently healthy people might be at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, and heart rate turbulence may help us identify them," Dr. Susan B. Shurin, acting director of the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), said in an institute news release.

"It will be important to see if we can replicate this finding in other populations," she added.

The NHLBI funded the study, which was published in the Feb. 15 issue of the Journal of the Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

More information

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about heart disease.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, news release, Feb. 15, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. NIH-funded study finds new possible risk factor of heart disease
2. Lack of sleep found to be a new risk factor for colon cancer
3. Celiac and Crohns Disease May Share Genetic Risk Factors
4. Scientists identify avoidable breast cancer risk factors
5. Is Race a Factor in Obesity Counseling?
6. Factors linked to speech/swallowing problems after treatment for head and neck cancers
7. Fox Chase researchers uncover new risk factors for brain metastases in breast cancer patients
8. HFES announces Release of Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Volume 6
9. New risk factor for developing breast cancer
10. Growth factor regenerates tooth supporting structures: Results of a large randomized clinical trial
11. Taking the fear factor out of cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New Factor May Spot Heart Risks in Healthy People: Study
(Date:10/22/2014)... Isabel Healthcare will participate ... (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. ... a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions Education ... a diagnostic decision support tool and clinical education platform ... students and clinical learners. The Isabel tools help clinicians ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter ... remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, ... health threat to Americans. President Barack Obama on Friday ... the virus, which has infected two Dallas nurses who cared ... at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. But the U.S. cases ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... an agreement that will change the current location of ... Road to South Limestone across from the University of ... be a state-of-the-art ambulatory care center, owned and operated ... meet the orthopaedic needs of children and their families ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 Hay House is pleased to announce ... Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by the highly esteemed ... This book is meant to help readers of all ... recovery. , Recovery 2.0 is not the average self-help ... is a guide for what comes next. For ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... while Southern California’s fresh water supply runs dangerously low, ... climate change. Southern Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest mountain ... fast even in late summer and early autumn.* That ... Urness, authors of the new book “Hiking Southern Oregon,” ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Isabel Healthcare to Participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) 2014 Conference 2Health News:Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself 2Health News:Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself 3Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 2Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 3Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 2Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 4
... 2008 Brings New technology for On-line tracking and Document ... Review Board, LLC,announces the launch of an automated web ... allows clients to,securely log onto a website 24 hours ... regarding their study. The system also allows,clients to access ...
... Combat Lifesaver ... ... the summer of 2005, the,U.S. Army approached Recon Mountaineer(R) LLC ... the Combat Lifesaver program, and,at gaining their approval, the TC3(R) ...
... Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg is First in Virginia to Offer ... ... kills fat cells and tightens skin is now being offered at Plastic,Surgery ... Virginia to offer Smartlipo,MPX(TM), a minimally invasive procedure that uses a high-power ...
... to Lead Development of Medical Advisory Board, ... http://www.americanlaser.com , the largest provider of ... the U.S., announces the,appointment of Dr. David Turok ... director, Dr. Turok is responsible for overseeing,the treatment ...
... 14 , - Platform,s Online Content Doubled ... leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical,(STM) information, ... has surpassed nine million full-text articles., Doubling ... is the,largest and most extensive online STM research ...
... Anymore, SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 Posit Science ... general availability,of the Mac OS X version of the ... has received thousands of calls and emails from Mac ... and better memory,and would like to do the proven ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Aspire IRB Announces the Launch of an Automated Web Portal System 2Health News:Creator of Recon Moutaineer's Tactical Combat Casualty Care Bag Praises Combat Lifesavers 2Health News:Latest Laser Fat Removal Procedure Now Available 2Health News:American Laser Centers Appoints New Corporate Medical Director 2Health News:Elsevier's "ScienceDirect" Articles Surpass Nine-Million Mark 2Health News:Elsevier's "ScienceDirect" Articles Surpass Nine-Million Mark 3Health News:Posit Science Corporation Releases the Brain Fitness Program Classic(TM) for Mac OS X 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 22, 2014   Surefire Medical , Inc., ... designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents in ... that oncologist John R. Daniels , MD of ... and surgical oncologist Steven C. Katz , MD ... Company,s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).    "The ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 22, ... 11:00 a.m. EDTLOCATION: Online, complimentary registration available ... Group Team Leader Archana Vidyasekar and Visionary ... VargheseBrain-controlled computers, WiFi-like wireless electricity, self-assembling materials, ... top ten technologies which will transform our ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Oct. 22, 2014 ... ) today announced that results from the  IAP310 ... and Pain Medicine (RAPM), a peer-reviewed journal ... placebo-controlled, Phase 3 trial evaluating the safety and ... sufentanil sublingual tablet system (SSTS), for the treatment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Surefire Medical's Scientific Advisory Board Expands, Broadens Clinical Trial Expertise 2Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 2Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 3Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 4AcelRx Announces Publication of Zalviso Phase 3 Abdominal Trial Results 2
... Certified PCR agarose is recommended for ... high-strength agarose forms gels that are easy ... high gel percentages, which minimizes the risk ... unlike genetic quality tested (GQT) products with ...
The WADiana Compact is a fully automated immuno-haematology analyser, easy to use with maximum security including clot detection and ensuring no contamination....
... PK7200 works on patented microplate agglutination ... testing system for donor ABO/Rh testing. PK7200 ... syphilis and cytomegalovirus antibody detection. The Automated ... along with the proven reliability that for ...
... Tecan Haemotyper is an ... immunohaematology. The Tecan Haemotyper combines ... (RSP) platform with the DiaMed ... to process DiaMed-ID cards and ...
Medicine Products: