Tag: cardiovascular disease

Psychological wellbeing in adolescence linked to adult risk of cardiovascular disease

February 23, 2022

New research findings underline the value of optimism in an adolescent’s life, as it is directly tied to the adult risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to Anand Chockalingam, cardiologist, and professor of clinical medicine at the University of Missouri. Chockalingam and colleague Sharan Srinivas, an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at […]

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Aspirin use linked to increased risk of heart failure

January 21, 2022

Research has found those using aspirin while having at least one predisposing risk for heart failure are at 26% raised risk for the condition. The predisposing risk factors included one or more of the following: smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Over 30,000 participants enrolled into the Heart ‘Omics’ in […]

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Inter-arm differences in blood pressure increases cardiovascular disease risk

December 22, 2020

An expansive study led by researchers at the University of Exeter, UK, is the first to find that increasing differences in the blood pressure between each arm is linked to poorer cardiovascular health – the greater this differential in pressure, the greater the patient’s risk of heart attack, stroke and early death. Blood pressure rises […]

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