Baltimore City and Baltimore County are requesting comments on five draft strategies to prevent suffering from cardiovascular disease.
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The most recent study from the landmark Framingham trial demonstrates the clinical significance of knowing the number of LDL particles (LDL-P) by NMR in the management of a patient's risk for heart disease.
Since 1900, heart disease has been the number one killer in the U.S. claiming one life every 35 seconds
Cardiovascular disease accounts for the death of more Canadians than any other disease.
A woman who has heart disease is 50% more likely to die from it than a man who has it. Although experts can point to a number of possible explanations for this, the research on women and heart disease remains inadequate, says the new edition of a Harvard Medical School report, The Healthy Heart: Preventing, detecting, and treating coronary artery disease.
Body Mass Index Rebound Age Can Predict Heart Disease and Calls for Pediatricians To Begin Measuring Children's BMI As Early as Age 3
The complex cases represent the latest treatments for peripheral vascular disease, a looming health concern as the U.S. population ages and more Americans live with heart disease.
A panel of experts issued new guidelines on performing noncardiac surgery on patients with heart disease.
Vitamin B12 is a key part of a complete diet because it keeps red and white blood cells healthy, in turn helping to prevent heart disease and other diseases affecting the immune system. The nutrient also reduces a person's risk for anemia and for brain malfunctions caused by damage to nerve cells.
A three-ounce serving of Wild American Shrimp may deliver up to 19 percent more of the recommended daily intake (RDI) for vitamin B12 than some varieties of imported pond-raised shrimp.
Two US Department of Health agencies will collaborate in a study to date of prescription medications used to treat ADHD and the potential for increased risk of heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems.
A molecule related to cholesterol can block the hormone estrogen from performing functions in blood vessels that keep them healthy and protected against heart disease.
GP performance related payments for tackling heart disease are too complex. They should be simplified and based more on disease treatment and prevention and less on risk factor measurement, experts advise in this week's BMJ.
General practice in the United Kingdom has the largest healthcare pay for performance programme in the world - the quality and outcomes framework (QOF). Practices earn points for the services they provide and these points attract financial resources into the practice.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Georgia, accounting for one-third of deaths in the state.
A case-management approach helped a diverse group of patients reduce their overall risk of heart disease by roughly 10 percent.
Saint John's explains why heart disease kills more women than breast cancer.
Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death among diabetics.
Men who are hostile could be harming their immune systems and putting themselves at risk for coronary heart disease.
A report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association does not show that soft drinks cause risk factors for heart disease.
Elevated levels of the enzyme myeloperoxidase in the blood can serve as a predictor for future heart attacks among otherwise healthy individuals.
Research suggests that a monoclonal antibody targeting ANGPTL4 may have therapeutic application in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
The Health Minister Michael McGimpsey has congratulated local medical researchers for developing a breakthrough in the fight against heart disease.
Epidemiologists have found that approximately half the recent fall in coronary heart disease deaths in the US is due to positive life style changes and a further half to medical therapies.