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Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women

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Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women Credit: CC0 Public Domain Women receiving treatment in primary care received some cardiovascular medication prescriptions at a lower rate than men, according to new research published today in the Journal of the …

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    Enhancement of bitter taste sensor reduces salt intake and improves cardiovascular dysfunction

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    Enhancement of bitter taste sensor reduces salt intake and improves cardiovascular dysfunction Enhancement of bitter taste sensor reduces salt intake and improves cardiovascular dysfunction Credit: CC0 Public Domain High salt intake is a well-known risk factor of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Reducing salt intake can significantly lower blood pressure and …

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      Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke: COVID-19’s dangerous cardiovascular complications

      Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke: COVID-19

      Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke: COVID-19’s dangerous cardiovascular complications Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke: COVID-19’s dangerous cardiovascular complications Credit: University of Virginia Health System COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new …

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        Societies issue guide to safely resume cardiovascular procedures, diagnostic tests

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        Societies issue guide to safely resume cardiovascular procedures, diagnostic tests Societies issue guide to safely resume cardiovascular procedures, diagnostic tests Credit: CC0 Public Domain The American College of Cardiology together with other North American cardiovascular societies has issued a framework for ethically and safely reintroducing invasive cardiovascular procedures and diagnostic …

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          Family history misses identifying individuals with high genetic risk of cardiovascular disease or cancer

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          Family history misses identifying individuals with high genetic risk of cardiovascular disease or cancer Family history misses identifying individuals with high genetic risk of cardiovascular disease or cancer Credit: CC0 Public Domain Certain genetic changes, termed “pathogenic variants,” substantially increase risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer—the leading causes of death—but …

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            A talk with your GP may prevent cardiovascular disease

            A talk with your GP may prevent cardiovascular disease 1

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain Having a general practitioner (GP) who is trained in motivational interviewing may reduce your risk of getting cardiovascular disease. But only if you do not already have diabetes or are at risk of developing it. This is shown by a new randomised study from Aarhus University. …

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              Clogged arteries are not the only sign of cardiovascular disease

              Clogged arteries are not the only sign of cardiovascular disease 2

              mustafahacalaki/DigitalVision Vectors, Getty Images Doctors rely on a variety of risk assessments to evaluate how likely a person is to develop heart disease. While the scores provide an invaluable tool for health care professionals and the general public alike, they are not infallible. For example, they sometimes fail to accurately …

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