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Study: On-the-job exposure to pesticide may raise risk of heart disease, stroke

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Sep 26, 2019 … HONOLULU — Weed killer heavyweight Monsato is reportedly facing a slew of new lawsuits by cancer patients or their families that blame the popular pesticide Roundup for the diagnoses. Now, a new study adds to the concerns over pesticide exposure and may have pest exterminators, landscapers, or other lawn care workers thinking twice about their…

Study: Dog owners have healthier hearts, lower risk of cardiovascular disease

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Aug 23, 2019 … BRNO, Czech Republic — There are plenty of reasons to own a dog; companionship and exercise are just a few benefits that immediately come to mind. Now, a new study conducted in the Czech Republic has found that owning a pet, specifically a dog, can help people maintain a healthy heart and reduce one’s risk…

Study: Insomnia associated with higher risk of heart disease, stroke

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Aug 20, 2019 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Insomnia is an incredibly frustrating, and common, condition all over the world. An estimated 30% of the general population deals with the condition regularly, and for many people difficulty falling asleep tends to run in their family. Now, a study finds an association between genetic predisposition to insomnia and an increased risk of…

Study: Fermented dairy products may help prevent heart disease

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Aug 10, 2019 … KUOPIO, Finland — A study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland found that fermented dairy products — such as cheese, yogurt, quark, kefir, or sour milk — may lower the risk of incident coronary heart disease in men. Conversely, the researchers warn that a very high consumption rate of non-fermented dairy products, like…

Fitness, simplified: The gym isn’t necessary to improve heart health, study finds

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Aug 10, 2019 … LISBON, Portugal — For many people, the prospect of improving their physical fitness and cardiorespiratory health is an intimidating endeavor. Let’s face it, committing to a strict and tenuous gym schedule isn’t exactly a walk in the park, especially for people who don’t regularly exercise. Well, a new study argues that improving cardiovascular and cardiorespiratory health…

Study: 6-8 hours of sleep just right for heart health — Any more or less could be harmful

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Jul 23, 2019 … MUNICH — Just like Goldilocks in pursuit of the perfect bowl of porridge, sleeping six to eight hours each night is just right for heart health. Any more or less than that amount of time can potentially be detrimental to our hearts, new research shows. Researchers investigated the relationship between sleep duration and cardiovascular disease by…

Study: Vitamin D supplements don’t lower risk for heart disease

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Jun 22, 2019 … EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you’re taking vitamin D supplements every day to improve your heart’s health and reduce your chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease, you’re likely wasting your money, according to a new study. Researchers from Michigan State University say that both men and women who take vitamin D aren’t any more protected…

Sudden drops in personal income double risk of heart disease, study says

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May 02, 2019 … DALLAS — Sudden drops in income during young adulthood may significantly raise one’s risk of heart disease and/or an early death from any cause, a new study finds. Researchers say that individuals dealt two or more significant drops in personal income, or those who experience the largest fluctuations in pay, are nearly twice as likely…

Study: Blaming of Muslims after terrorist attacks wanes when hypocrisy is exposed

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Mar 04, 2019 … PHILADELPHIA — How Muslims are and should be perceived by the general public after terrorist attacks in which the perpetrators are Muslim often becomes a point of contention in the media, particularly among those on the far ends of the political spectrum. A recent study shows that while getting a person on either side to…

To meat, or not to meat: Mediterranean diet protects from heart disease as well as vegetarian diet

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Oct 18, 2018 … DALLAS — Both vegetarian and Mediterranean diets have been touted for their heart-healthy benefits, including a lowered risk of heart disease — but is the plant-heavy diet necessarily the better one? For those who don’t want to give up their meat and fish, have no fear. A new study finds that going Mediterranean may be…

Erectile dysfunction doubles odds of suffering from heart disease

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Jun 14, 2018 … BALTIMORE — Suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) can be a frustrating experience for many older men in the bedroom, but it may signal far worse outcomes than simply a lost opportunity for intimacy. A new study finds that ED greatly raises a man’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other potentially deadly heart conditions. Prior…

Heart disease run in your family? Regular exercise still lowers your risk

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May 07, 2018 … DALLAS — If you’ve thought that there’s nothing you can do to fight your genetic predisposition to certain conditions, think again. A new study finds that a person’s risk for heart disease decreases the more they exercise — even if it runs in their family. Many heart conditions are passed down from generation to generation, but…

People who suffer migraines have greater risk of heart problems, study finds

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Feb 03, 2018 … STANFORD, Calif. — Migraines are linked to an increased risk of suffering cardiovascular conditions like heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots, finds a new study by an international team of researchers. It’s estimated that about one billion people worldwide suffer or have suffered from migraines. Previous studies have shown tenuous links between migraine headaches and cardiovascular…

Love matters: Unmarried heart patients have higher risk of death, study finds

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Jan 12, 2018 … ATLANTA — Is it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all? Science may help shed some light on the answer, at least when it comes to heart health: A new study finds that people with heart disease have a higher risk of death if they’re not married. Scientists have long known that divorced individuals face an increased…