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Heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans annually, locally in Riverside, approximately 368.3 people out of every 100,000 people die from the disease making it the leading cause of death for men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease , high blood pressure and diabetes .
Consuming omega-3 supplements or omega-3-rich food may be as effective as reducing sodium or alcohol, or increasing exercise for reducing blood pressure, says a new meta-analysis of 70 randomized controlled trials.
A Hawaii biotech startup has synthesized a version of astaxanthin, a drug that might become a powerful treatment for all kinds of inflammatory illnesses ranging from heart disease to diabetes.
Burning fuels like coal and gasoline doesn't just give off carbon dioxide. It also releases a cocktail of other pollutants - especially sulfur dioxides and various types of nitrous oxides, all key ingredients in the smog that sits in the atmosphere over highly polluted cities like Los Angeles or Beijing.
One out of every three children in the United States is overweight or obese, which significantly increases their risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer over their lifetimes.
Adults at risk for heart disease who eat a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil can lower their chances of developing diabetes, even without restricting calories or boosting exercise, new research suggests.
Eating fish in amounts comparable to those of people living in Japan seems to impart a protective factor that wards off heart disease , according to an international study funded by the National Institutes of Health and led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Estes Park Medical Center recently participated in the Estes Park Elementary school's "Jump Rope for Heart Event."
In the first study of its type, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have looked at the health threat to pregnant women with a history of Kawasaki disease , concluding that the risks are low with informed management and care.
It may be a good idea to get a blood pressure reading in both arms rather than just one.
Portland cardiologist Craig Brett, MD of Mercy Hospital will speak at the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Luncheon and Educational Forum on Tuesday, March 11 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay.
Every year, about 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with lung disease.
Obese adolescents not getting enough sleep? A study in today's The Journal of Pediatrics , shows they could be increasing their risk for developing diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Cincinnati, Ohio - Obese adolescents not getting enough sleep? A study in today's The Journal of Pediatrics, shows they could be increasing their risk for developing diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
A new study found people who experienced severe anger outbursts were more at risk for cardiovascular events in the two hours following the outbursts compared to those who remained calm.