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New Research Shows How Coronavirus Can Take A Dangerous Toll On The Heart

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May 18, 2020 … Doctors warn that the drug hydroxychloroquine may cause heart damage, Remdesivir may lead to low blood pressure or an irregular heartbeat. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Ever since we learned of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes people to focus on the effects the disease has on the respiratory system. Even the full name…

Study: A Troubled Childhood Linked To Serious Heart Problems Years Later

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May 05, 2020 … EVANSTON, Ill. — No one’s past is perfect, but we all push forward toward a better tomorrow. Some, though, had a tougher past than others. When awful events like childhood neglect or trauma happen, it can take years before that person is able to mentally move on. Now, a new study finds that a dysfunctional or…

Hydroxychloroquine Linked To Increased Risk Of Irregular Heartbeat

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May 04, 2020 … BOSTON — The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has emerged as a potential treatment for COVID-19, but a new study from the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is throwing some cold water on that idea. A team of doctors and pharmacists have found evidence that receiving hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment can significantly raise one’s risk of…

Salad, please: Avoiding protein key to preventing heart disease, study suggests

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Apr 15, 2020 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Staying away from meat, nuts, dairy, and soy may not be super fun from a taste perspective, but a new study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University finds avoiding protein may be the key to avoiding heart disease. Protein-rich foods contain sulfur amino acids. The research team discovered that diets low in…

Study: Coronavirus can exacerbate pre-existing heart problems, cause new issues

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Mar 30, 2020 … HOUSTON — We all know that COVID-19 attacks the lungs and throat, but a new study has found that the novel coronavirus can also cause serious cardiovascular problems. For individuals with pre-existing heart conditions, COVID-19 can make matters worse and have fatal consequences. But, even among patients with no prior heart issues, it appears the virus…

Bath benefits: Hopping in the tub regularly linked to lower risk of death from heart disease

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Mar 25, 2020 … OSAKA, Japan — Dust off the rubber duckies. A new study finds that taking a nice hot bath on a daily basis can reduce one’s risk of dying from cardiovascular-related issues (heart attack, stroke). While taking a bath once or twice a week is beneficial, researchers found that daily bath takers were in even better shape.…

In mourning? Common medication may keep grieving hearts healthy, study finds

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Feb 18, 2020 … SYDNEY — What becomes of the brokenhearted? Losing a loved one, especially a spouse or child, is one of the most painful experiences of the human condition and initially puts people at higher risk for heart attacks and death. It turns out some common medications may help keep healthy hearts among those grieving a loss,…

Give yourself a break: Burnout may lead to irregular heartbeat, doctors warn

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Jan 14, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Problems at home, stress on the job, or an especially troubling romantic relationship are just a few examples of trying life situations that can lead to burnout. Being burnt out is often characterized by feeling especially tired all the time, irritable, and even disheartened with one’s life. Now, a new study finds that…

Study: People born in spring & summer at greater risk of dying from heart disease

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Dec 20, 2019 … BOSTON, Mass. — If you’re a believer in astrology, you’re at least partial to the idea that the date of your birth may be influencing your actions, disposition, and decisions. Now, a startling new study conducted at Harvard finds that those born in warmer months may be at a greater risk of dying due to…

Study: 1 in 8 Americans with heart disease neglect medication due to high cost

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Nov 25, 2019 … DALLAS — The high cost of health care in the United States is a difficult burden for many working class Americans. Yet the question of how to rectify the problem continues to carry heavy political and partisan baggage. As politicians and pundits seemingly debate endlessly on the subject, a disturbing new study finds that millions of Americans with…

Flu shots help prevent early death in heart disease patients — Yet 1 in 3 skip vaccination

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Nov 14, 2019 … DALLAS — Vaccines can be a divisive subject in certain circles, but a recent set of research has found yet another reason why a yearly flu shot is a smart idea. Annual influenza vaccinations can help prevent further illness and premature death among people already suffering from heart disease, according to a study presented at the…

Songs for the heart: Listening to instrumental music while driving eases cardiac stress

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Nov 13, 2019 … MARÍLIA, Brazil — Driving isn’t supposed to be stressful, but often times the unpredictability of the roads can make even the calmest of drivers’ blood start to boil. New research reveals a heart-healthy remedy may be right on your dashboard: the radio. Scientists say that music has a therapeutic effect when it comes to cardiac stress…

Study: Muscle mass in middle age tied to one’s risk of heart disease later on

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Nov 12, 2019 … LONDON — The stereotype of the muscle-minded meathead spending hours each day in the weight room has persisted for decades. More recently, the era of selfies, Instagram, and fitness influencers has only strengthened the prevailing belief that many frequent gym-goers are only interested in improving their looks. Now, a new set of research finds all that…

Medicinal love: Study finds dog owners live longer, have healthier hearts

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Oct 08, 2019 … DALLAS — Breakthroughs in modern medicine over the past few decades have revolutionized healthcare as we know it. All that being said, sometimes a little love and affection goes a long way too. And who are the absolute champions of unconditional love? Man’s best friend, of course. According to new research, dog ownership may be…

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…