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Walk Test IDs Risk of Cognitive Dysfunction Post Cardiac Surgery
 

(HealthDay News) The six-minute walk distance (6MWD) test is useful in identifying patients with a higher likelihood of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) following cardiac surgery, r...
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Personalized Goals, Cash Motivate Heart Patients to Exercise
 

(HealthDay News) Personalized goals combined with financial incentives motivate heart patients to increase their exercise, research in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows. In a 24-week r...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Higher Blood Pressure at Mid-Life Increases Dementia Risk
 

(HealthDay News) The risk of dementia is increased in 50-year-olds with blood pressure ≥130 mm Hg, which is below the current threshold for hypertension, research in the European Heart Journal finds. ...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Erectile Dysfunction Independently Tied to CV Events
 

(HealthDay News) Erectile dysfunction (ED) is independently associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a research letter published in Circulation. Researchers examined the value of self-...
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Under New Guidelines, More Stroke Survivors With HTN Dx
 

(HealthDay News) Under the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) hypertension guidelines, there would be a substantial increase in the proportions of stroke survivors ...
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Male Thyroid Cancer Survivors Face Higher CVD Risk
 

(HealthDay News) Male thyroid cancer survivors have a nearly 50% higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) than female survivors within five years of cancer diagnosis, a study in the Journa...
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

CVD Risk Up Even in Metabolically Healthy Obese Women
 

(HealthDay News) Obesity is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk even among metabolically healthy women, research in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology finds. Women with metabolic...
Thu, 31 May 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Does Higher Protein Intake Up Heart Failure Risk in Men?
 

(HealthDay News) Higher dietary protein intake is associated with a trend toward increased heart failure risk among middle-aged men, research in Circulation: Heart Failure suggests. Researchers assessed...
Wed, 30 May 2018 CARDIOLOGY