Tag: "cardiovascular" at medical news
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
...taking the drugs were dying of causes unrelated to cardiovascular
system. Another researcher added that, "A lot of them seemed to be smashing their cars into bridges and doing all sorts of impulsive and violent things." It is possible that cholesterol may be causing a fall in serotonin levels in the brain leading...
Bad News for Short People
...height increase in men brought an 11% reduction in cardiovascular
mortality, a 32% reduction in Chronic Obstructive ...the reduction per 5-cm height increase was 14% for cardiovascular
mortality. However, height did not predict cancer mortality for either men or women. Height was inv...
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the treatment of cardiovascular
emergencies. Untrained bystanders and CPR-certified lay people will no longer have to check an unconscious person's pulse before administering chest compressions. Instead the person can "check for lifelessness" using breath, movement and response to...
New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered
... patients with cancer and other illnesses, such as cardiovascular
disease. The discovery is outlined in the August 2000, issue of the journal Nature Medicine. UCLA researchers plan to test the tracking system in prostate cancer patients within a year, and are working with researchers at other institutions to help t...
Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test
...f the women in the study died. Researchers found cardiovascular
disease was the predominant cause for the deaths of both men and women. Ishcemic heart disease was the cause of death for 39 percent of males and nearly 30 percent of females. Men who scored the lowest on the FEV1 test at the beginning of the study ...
Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!
...be the only factors implicated as causes provoking cardiovascular
events associated with a critical match. "Notably, heavy alcohol use, overeating, and excessive smoking may also play a part," researchers say. Thus the factors that contribute to atherosclerosis are not the only risk factors to be managed but also...
Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
...oetal environment contribute to several aspects of cardiovascular
risks in adult life, but they depend on the gestational time. People whose mothers starved during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy can have heart diseases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late pregnancy don’t have a telling effect....
Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research
...ary flare-ups in blood pressure may take a toll on cardiovascular
health. So the calming influence of a partner may counterbalance this and eventually benefit the heart. Gump and his colleagues monitored the blood pressure of 120 healthy adults over 6 days and found that the participants' blood pressure was consi...
Asthma! A new warning for heart disease
...thma. Therefore emphasis has been made on managing cardiovascular
risk factors such as blood cholesterol, blood pre...ma. Though the earlier studies had shown increased cardiovascular
mortality among patients with asthma, the new study reveals that the connection - and the risks - ap...
Protein in urine foresees heart disease
... were nearly 4.5 times as likely to have died from cardiovascular
diseases 15 years later as those with no measurabl...more than four times higher risk of having died of cardiovascular
disease as those in the group for whom no albumin in the urine could be detected."We know from study...
Beer vitamin protects heart
...to the protective effect of alcohol consumption on cardiovascular
disease in population(s) with generally low folate intake from other nutrients. Beer is produced from barley and hops with the addition of brewing yeasts which contain B vitamins. Findings by the end of their study revealed that, 35 to 65-year-olds ...
How much can exercise improve health?
...es, the evidence we have for physical activity and cardiovascular
disease is probably the strongest of any evidence. Lee said that the benefit of at least moderate exercise seems to be a 30 to 40 percent reduction in coronary mortality, but the benefits in reduced risk seem to flatten out with more activity. ...
Iron supplements proves helpful in dry cough .
... inhibitor is one of the most widely used drugs in cardiovascular
medicine.It improves the survival rates and reducing complications in patients with cardiovascular
conditions such as hypertension and heart failure.But however this drug produces dry cough as its mo...
Drink grape juice for health
...ates that, people who are looking to promote their cardiovascular
health through increased antioxidant consumption m...reater inhibition) is another indicator of healthy cardiovascular
Starving leads to obesity
...lesterol levels, high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular
disease.// Women whose mothers were exposed to the famine early in their pregnancies were especially prone to later obesity. Researchers believe the increased levels of obesity are likely to be due to a change in the way the body deals with accumul...
The effect of heart rate in middle aged men
...te appears to be a strong independent predictor of cardiovascular
mortality, noncardiovascular mortality and all-cau... were 393 deaths.Of these deaths , 38% were due to cardiovascular
diseases, 39% were from cancer, 5% from violence and 14% from other causes. For the remaining 4%, th...
Zydus Cadila and Kopran in strategic alliance
...ores. Aten (Atenolol), is the largest brand in the cardiovascular
segment. Aten, today, ranks within the top 50 Indian Pharma brands. // As a part of the alliance, the Mumbai-based Kopran has perpetually assigned its anti-hypertensive drug 'Aten'(Atenol) to Zydus Cadila for a consideration of Rs. 75 crores but ...
Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off
...nd loyalty. Current lifestyle disease markets like cardiovascular
and diabetes therapies are gradually getting saturated. The time is right for Indian pharmaceutical companies to focus on the osteoporosis medications market. br>...
Heart disease correlation to periodontal disease
...tein and other inflammatory agents associated with cardiovascular
disease, but a definite link between the two has n...reactive protein. Significantly more patients with cardiovascular
problems were found among the moderate and severe gum disease groups. President of the American Aca...
Physicians Consider Self-Prescribing Ethical
... were antibiotics, followed by antidepressants and cardiovascular
disease medications. About 75% of the urban physicians considered self-prescription ethical compared with only 58% of rural physicians. About half of all physicians considered self-prescription healthy and about 80% did not consider self-prescription...
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