Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease

Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 1, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: reproduction heart-disease pregnancy high-blood-pressure

New artificial heart valve could transform open-heart surgery

A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 29, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: advanced-materials heart-disease health medicine animal-research heart


Inflammation may link bad sleep and heart disease

Bad sleep can lead to chronic inflammation, which can then lead to plaque in the arteries, new research finds. That plaque can lead to deadly heart disease.

Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley • futurity
June 8, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: heart-disease atherosclerosis inflammation arteries sleep blood-vessels featured health-and-medicine

High blood pressure during exercise may be a serious warning sign

There's a link between high blood pressure during exercise for middle-aged and older adults and heart disease, hypertension, and even death.

Boston University • futurity
May 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: heart-disease exercise blood-pressure health-and-medicine

Coronavirus is giving smokers incentive to quit, and social distancing could help them do it

An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.

Amy Harrington, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School • conversation
May 5, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: heart-disease health covid-19 coronavirus smoking telehealth tobacco vaping social-distancing telemedicine coronavirus-2020 lung-disease

Chronic conditions worsen coronavirus risk – here's how to manage them amid the pandemic

While COVID-19 raises the risk for people with underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and COPD, social distancing can make it harder to keep up diets and medication.

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, Associate Professor Medicine, Geriatrics, University of Virginia • conversation
April 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: heart-disease health medicine diabetes covid-19 coronavirus chronic-disease telemedicine coronavirus-2020 lung-disease

Different minerals cause heart disease in men, women

The findings could change how we diagnose and treat heart disease. They also demonstrate the importance of thinking about diversity in research.

McGill University • futurity
April 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: heart-disease health-and-medicine sexes

Moderate egg consumption gets the green light … again

A new study that includes up to 1.7 million participants, found eating up to one egg per day is not associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.

Amy Roeder • harvard
March 4, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  heart-disease  basic-research  health-medicine  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  cardiovascular-disease-risk  cvd  eggs  frank-hu  health-professionals-follow-up-study  jean-philippe-drouin-chartier  nurses-health-study-i-and-ii

Cats burned in California wildfires also had heart problems

"These cats could be the canary in the coal mine, letting us know what might happen if more people are exposed to these types of wildfires."

Amy Quinton-UC Davis • futurity
Feb. 26, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: heart-disease wildfire cats health-and-medicine hearts

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