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33 Percent Of U.S. Adults At Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

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33 percent of United States adults have the potentially life-threatening metabolic syndrome, however the number of people with the syndrome appears to have stabilized in recent years due to increased awareness of the conditions which comprise it. Metabolic syndrome is ...

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Athletes May be at a Risk of Heart Disease

Even Olympic Athletes May be at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

  The findings of a new study have revealed that despite being subjected to high levels of fitness and performance, athletes may still be at an increased risk of suffering from life threatening cardiovascular abnormalities. The researchers found that some ...

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Binge Drinking Increases Heart Attack Risk 70 Percent

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According to a new study published online in the journal Epidemiology, binge drinking increases the risk of heart attack by 70 percent. An international team of researchers behind the study also reported that the risk is greater at the start ...

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Women Who Eat Fish 2 Times Weekly Cut Their Risk Of Hearing Loss

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Are you finding it tougher to follow conversations in a noisy restaurant? Or does it seem like people are mumbling when you speak with them?  The blood flow to the inner ear needs to be very well-regulated and “higher fish ...

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Age Of First Menstruation Associated With Heart Disease In Women


The average women begin their menstrual cycles at around the age of 13. A new study suggested that those who start menstruating a few years before or after that average appear to be at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. ...

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NSAIDs and Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk in Heart Attack Patients

NSAID Use May Up Bleeding Risk In Patients Who Have Suffered A Heart Attack

The findings of a new study published in the JAMA have revealed that while certain painkillers could help ease discomfort following a health condition or an injury, they may also raise the risk of serious bleeding, heart attack and stroke. ...

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Low Vitamin D Levels Now Tied to Heart Disease Risk

Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study

The findings of a new study have now found a link between low vitamin D levels during childhood and an increased risk of heart disease later in life. For the study, the researchers took in 2100 children between 3-18 years ...

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Study: Smoking Cigarettes Is Worse For Your Health Than Ever Before


However bad you thought smoking was, it’s WAY worse. Cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including at least 69 known carcinogens and many other intoxicants implicated in major diseases. A new study adds at least five diseases and 60,000 deaths ...

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Twitter: Happier Tweets, Healthier Heart?


Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found that they can use Twitter to accurately predict rates of heart disease in specific areas. Coronary heart disease (where arteries become clogged with fatty plaque, making it harder for blood to move around ...

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