Tag: heart

How eating eggs is good for heart health

May 30, 2022

Chinese researchers from Peking University in Beijing have found regular egg consumption leads to increased levels of a heart-healthy protein in the blood, and inevitably more high-density lipoprotein (HDL) which can help clear cholesterol from the blood vessels. These findings come from a study of individuals who ate a moderate amount of eggs and were […]

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Women reported to have poor heart health before pregnancy

March 3, 2022

US women had poor cardiovascular health before becoming pregnant, said researchers of a new study carried out at Northwestern University in Illinois. According to the study, over half the women were reported to have at least one risk factor for poor heart health, including overweight/obesity, hypertension, and/or diabetes, before becoming pregnant. “As women, we tend […]

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US researcher gets to the heart of the problem in sudden cardiac death

February 18, 2021

A genetic disease called arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM), in which healthy heart muscle is replaced by scar tissue and/or fat over time is a leading cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes. According to Stephen Chelko, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine,arrhythmias ordinarily are non-fatal if […]

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