Tag: Heart disease

Flavonoid Intake for Maximum Longevity

Flavonoid Intake for Maximum Longevity Flavonoid Intake for Maximum Longevity Participants consuming about 500mg of total flavonoids each day had the lowest risk of a cancer or heart disease-related death. ‘Flavonoid intake is associated with lower mortality in the Danish Diet Cancer and Health Cohort,’ Nature Communications (2019). […]

Lipid researcher, 98, reports on the dietary causes of heart disease ” dietary cholesterol is good for your heart “

Contact: Diana Yates diya@illinois.edu 217-333-5802 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign              IMAGE:   Fred Kummerow, a 98-year-old emeritus professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Illinois, explains the primary causes of heart disease. His research contradicts commonly held notions about the role… Click here for more […]

Commonly prescribed medications for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Can cause Heart Damage

Contact: Quinn Phillips quinn.phillips@ualberta.ca 780-399-7505 University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry New UAlberta research shows commonly prescribed medications could have adverse effects A research team with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta reported findings that significantly improve understanding of how widely […]

Ten More Deaths Blamed on Plavix: ” Plavix plus aspirin (dual therapy) poses a 20 percent increased risk to the patient of suffering bleeding injuries, heart attacks, stroke and death”

        By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN   CHICAGO (CN) – Ten people died from the blockbuster blood-thinner Plavix, which is no better than aspirin against stroke but costs 100 times more, dozens of family members claim in two complaints. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis reaped annual U.S. sales […]

New study finds that 75 percent of patients taking popular blood-thinners are getting wrong dose

Contact: Jess C. Gomez jess.gomez@imail.org 801-718-8495 Intermountain Medical Center Millions at risk for serious problems like uncontrolled bleeding or developing blood clots SALT LAKE CITY – Cardiology researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that approximately 75 percent of patients taking two common blood-thinning drugs […]

Statins may worsen symptoms in some cardiac patients: those with diastolic heart failure (DHF) experienced the opposite effect, including increased dyspnea, fatigue, and decreased exercise tolerance.

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Jennifer Stawarz jstawarz@chestnet.org 847-498-8306 American College of Chest Physicians Although statins are widely used to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular disorders, new research shows that the class of drugs may actually have negative effects on some cardiac patients. A new […]

Obese kids’ artery plaque similar to middle-aged adults

Contact: AHA News Media Staff Office bridgette.mcneill@heart.org 504-670-6524 American Heart Association Abstract 6077; this abstract is also featured in a news conference The neck arteries of obese children and teens look more like those of 45-year-olds, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2008. […]

136 Health Research Report 24 AUG 2012

* This is Just a Report I do every 2 weeks…Only a few of these articles do I post on this Conduit. Link is at the Bottom: Editors Top Five: 1.   Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function 2.   Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, […]