Tag Archives: CARDIOVASCULAR

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

01 January, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

MADRID (Reuters ) – People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests. In the study, 3,974 bank workers wore activity trackers to measure sleep for one week and also had 3D heart ultrasounds and … Read More




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Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

09 September, 2018 11:07 am 11:07 am

COPENHAGEN (Reuters ) – The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that’s often used to treat arthritis and other painful joint conditions. In many countries, it’s available without a prescription. Researchers found that the rate … Read More




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Moderate ‘bad cholesterol’ levels tied to early death for healt...

08 August, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Healthy adults who don’t keep their LDL-C, or “bad cholesterol,” in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease than peers with lower cholesterol levels, a US study suggests. Researchers examined data on 36,375 adults with no history of heart disease or diabetes and a low 10-year risk … Read More




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