Navigation Links
Elderly Women With Depression More Prone to Heart Disease,,

New research shows older women with depression may have an increased risk of heart disease and death. // Researchers in New York studied more than 93,600 older women who participated in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS). The WHI-OS is a long-term program designed to determine how biological and lifestyle factors influence the risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and other health conditions. For this study, participants were evaluated for depression and cardiovascular disease and were followed for about four years.

Researchers found nearly 16 percent of women reported experiencing symptoms of depression. They say depression was significantly linked to cardiovascular disease risk. Women with depression were 12 percent more likely to have hypertension and 60 percent more likely to have a history of stroke. Women with depression were also 50 percent more likely to die from cardiovascular disease and about 30 percent more likely to die from another cause.

From the study it was concluded that a large proportion of older women report levels of depressive symptoms that are significantly related to increased risk of CVD [cardiovascular disease] death and all-cause mortality, even after controlling for established CVD risk factors. However whether an early recognition and treatment of subclinical depression will lower CVD risk remains to be determined in clinical trials.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. More Elderly Take Inappropriate and Harmful Medications
2. Depression Weighs Heaviest on the Elderly
3. Chronic Diseases said to Cause Falls in the Elderly
4. Depression a cause for Death in Elderly
5. Elderly Women With Depression More Prone to Heart Disease
6. Depression in Elderly
7. Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tolerated Well by Elderly Patients
8. Depression Found To Be A Major Cause for Death in Elderly
9. Risky Drugs To Be Avoided In The Elderly
10. The Options For Relieving Chest Pain In the Elderly Questioned
11. Depression A Cause for Death in Elderly
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... “The Road ... is an everyday trial, not a one hour a week showing of hands. “The ... businessman. , Tom begins, “Perhaps you are familiar with the brass ring that you ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... NORFOLK, Va. (Dec. 3, 2016) , ... (PRWEB) ... ... the nation’s only patient advocacy nonprofit for individuals impacted by cerebral cavernous angiomas, ... work in New Mexico with a patient engagement program. New Mexico has more ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... , ... December 07, 2016 , ... "Hacking into my ... had described him as 'a genius.'" Thus begins "Margaret in Berlin," Book Twelve in ... published by Wyston Books, Inc. These novels narrate the lives of a ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... Individuals who seek to reduce the effects ... water or limiting their exposure to the sun, according to a November 30 ... Hills Physicians (BHP) notes that, while preventive measures to help keep ourselves looking our ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... prescriptive health insights for population health management, announces today a strategic relationship ... leverage CitiusTech’s cloud-hosted clinical rules engine that offers advanced Clinical Quality Measures ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... Dec. 6, 2016  "Blood Tests replace Surgical ... ....." The Diagnostic, Monitoring and Screening Test ... diagnostics is occurring using in vitro blood testing ... with impressive backing, has announced a single blood ... moving faster than the market. New technology that ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016 Diabetes & Obesity Drug Development Pipeline ... disease cluster is currently dominated by therapeutics indicated for ... mellitus (T2DM), and the majority of the pipeline, in ... attributable to these indications. While products indicated for obesity ... are a large number of these products in the ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... Dec. 6, 2016 Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma - ... Markets Direct,s latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline ... provides an overview of the Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma (Oncology) ... tumor that forms when two types of cells ... increase in number to form a mass. These ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: