Tag Archives: Heart

Holidays ‘cut your risk of heart disease’ 

Just in time for your summer holiday! Scientists prove a vacation is GOOD for your health ‘because it cuts your risk of heart disease’ More vacation person takes a year, the lower their risk of metabolic syndrome Cluster of conditions including hypertension and high cholesterol For every holiday you take, risk of metabolic syndrome goes… Read More »

Irish scientists create blood test that could save lives of those at highest risk of heart failure

Fast and efficient: A new blood test is being developed at Queen’s University. Photo: REUTERS Irish scientists create blood test that could save lives of those at highest risk of heart failure Independent.ie A rapid blood test that detects heart failure at an early stage has been developed by scientists in Ireland. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/irish-scientists-create-blood-test-that-could-save-lives-of-those-at-highest-risk-of-heart-failure-38176982.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38176428.ece/4bf11/AUTOCROP/h342/6%20NEWS%20H-HIV-PAKISTAN.jpg Email… Read More »

Multiple medications could help frail older adults live longer after heart attack but may impact function

Study Highlights: Nursing home residents prescribed three or four medications following a heart attack were less likely to die within 90 days than those prescribed only one medication. However, multiple medications did not impact the number of rehospitalizations. It was unclear if it increased functional decline. DALLAS  – Nursing home residents prescribed multiple medications following… Read More »