One-third of Greenlanders are at genetic risk

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A genetic variant that is present in nearly 30% of Greenlanders is linked to high cholesterol and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published on June 9th in the journal Human Genetics and Genomics Advances. As noted by the authors, this is the first report of […]

Depression Symptoms Associated With Elevated Cardiovascular Risk

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Study data published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research identified an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with depression. The association was most significant in patients with clinically relevant depressive symptoms. Patients with controlled depression did not have elevated cardiovascular risk compared with control participants. This retrospective study enrolled […]

A Woman’s Risk of Stroke

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McLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 31 MAY 2022 Dr. Leia EdenfielVascular SurgeonMcLeod Vascular Associates Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men. But for women, it is third. In this region, there are more women having strokes than men. Stroke and Blood Pressure Age is the number one risk […]

Time-Restricted Eating May Reduce CVD Risk After Breast Cancer

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Time-restricted eating reduced cardiovascular risk among older breast cancer survivors, a single-group feasibility study suggests. The results show a 15% relative decline in cardiovascular risk, measured using the Framingham Risk Score, among at-risk breast cancer survivors (BCS) after only 8 weeks of following a time-restricted eating regimen, reported Amy A. Kirkham, PhD, […]

Cholesterol ratio in evaluating incident diabetes risk

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Guotai Sheng,1,* Dingyang Liu,1,* Maobin Kuang,1,* Yanjia Zhong,2 Shuhua Zhang,3 Yang Zou3 1Cardiology Department, Jiangxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Nanchang, Jiangxi Provincial, 330006, People’s Republic of China; 2Endocrinology Department, Jiangxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, 330006, People’s Republic of China; 3Jiangxi Cardiovascular Research Institute, Jiangxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Nanchang, Jiangxi […]