Posts Tagged heart disease

College student viral for graduating in a wheel chair passes away

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 28, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Smart, humble, and a good friend. That is how Joemar Kenik Mangkok’s friends describe him. Joemar’s story became viral after his sister, Lyn Mangkok-Ayob, posted his...

Air quality linked to cardiac ‘events,’ heart disease patients unaware

UNTV News   •   April 18, 2018

Poor air quality with high levels of tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 are tied to a spike in emergency department visits for heart- and lung-related illnesses and stroke,...

Many breast cancer survivors may die of heart disease, doctors warn

UNTV News   •   February 8, 2018

(Reuters Health) – The same advances in breast cancer treatment that have dramatically improved survival in recent years have also left a growing number of women vulnerable to potentially fatal...

Married heart patients more likely than singles to survive

UNTV News   •   January 5, 2018

(Reuters Health) – People with heart disease have better long-term survival odds when they are married, a recent U.S. study suggests. Compared to divorced, widowed and never-married peers, who were...

On your bike: Cycling to work linked with large health benefits

UNTV News   •   April 21, 2017

People who cycle to work have a substantially lower risk of developing cancer or heart disease or dying prematurely, and governments should do all they can to encourage more active...

Fine particles in traffic pollution tied to lower ‘good’ cholesterol

UNTV News   •   April 19, 2017

(Reuters Health) – People who live near sources of heavy traffic exhaust may be at higher risk of heart disease because the fine particles in this type of pollution lower...

Yo-yo dieting hikes death, heart risks in overweight heart disease patients

UNTV News   •   April 6, 2017

(Reuters Health) —  For overweight people with heart disease, trying and failing to lose weight may be more dangerous than not losing weight at all. A new retrospective study has...

Poor diet tied to nearly half of U.S. deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes

UNTV News   •   March 8, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Ensuring that diets include the right amount of certain foods may help the U.S. cut deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes by almost half,...

Hypertension in pregnancy linked to future heart disease

admin   •   November 9, 2015

Women who develop high blood pressure or gestational diabetes during pregnancy may face a greater risk of having these conditions again later in life, a study suggests. To see how...

Lack of sleep linked to risk factors for diabetes and heart disease

admin   •   October 23, 2015

(Reuters Health) – People who get less than six hours of sleep a night may be more likely to have risk factors that increase their odds of diabetes, heart disease...

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