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Jul 30

A new meta–analysis, published July 28 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

A new meta–analysis, published July 28 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, has suggested that lowering LDL–cholesterol levels to very low levels leads to considerable reduction in cardiovascular events. Individuals with LDL–C levels

May 16

Drinking more than a glass of wine or one shot of whiskey per day is associated with a significantly increased risk of sudden cardiac death over that of nondrinkers

Drinking more than a glass of wine or one shot of whiskey per day is associated with a significantly increased risk of sudden cardiac death over that of nondrinkers, if they suffer an ST–segment–elevation MI, reports a case–control study of STEMI patients presented at the Heart Rhythm Society 2014 Scientific Sessions.

Apr 14

A study published recently in Biological Psychology points towards an association between blood pressure and a tendency to worry

A study published recently in Biological Psychology points towards an association between blood pressure and a tendency to worry. The study revealed that individuals considered less likely to worry had higher systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels than those who worried a lot. At rest, there was an approximate 10 mmHg difference in systolic blood …

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Feb 17

Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy

Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy. In a large retrospective study, a self–reported history of moderate–to–strenuous physical activity in the prior 3 years was associated with a roughly 20%-30% lower risk for …

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