American College of Cardiology

Feeling down and out could break your heart, literally

New data published in the March 17, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggest that relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events, including sudden cardia ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Health
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Lack of vitamin D could spell heart trouble

Vitamin D deficiency—which is traditionally associated with bone and muscle weakness—may also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). A growing body of evidence links low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels to common ...

dateDec 01, 2008 in Health
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Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy plan for life

The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Health
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Anger management: The key to staying heart healthy?

New research published in the March 3, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds that anger-induced electrical changes in the heart can predict future arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardio ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Health
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