News tagged with cardiac risk

Thinner thighs, weaker heart

Men and women whose thighs are less than 60cm in circumference have a higher risk of premature death and heart disease, according to research published on BMJ.com today. The study also concluded that individuals whose thighs ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Walking often and far reduces risks in heart patients

An exercise program that burns a lot of calories reduced cardiac risk factors better than standard cardiac rehabilitation in overweight coronary patients, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart As ...

dateMay 11, 2009 in Health
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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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