Category list : Cardiology
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“People with heart disease have a lower risk of heart attack and strokes if they eat a Mediterranean-style diet,” The Guardian reports.
One heart helping othersSubscription
Minija Joseph innovates and advocates for change in cardiac theatre nursing
NICE approves new type of heart failure drugSubscription
The first of a new class of heart failure drug has been approved as an option for some NHS patients with heart failure in England.
Loneliness and social isolation are linked to around a 30% increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease, according to a study review.
The alert came through - a paediatric cardiac arrest. A fellow staff nurse and me quickly ran to resus to prepare the bed space.
“Ditching butter for veg oil may not be better for heart,” the Daily Mail reports.
Calcium and vitamin D supplements 'appear safe'Subscription
UK researchers have presented a new study that supports the cardiovascular safety of calcium and vitamin D supplementation.
Replacing saturated fat with common vegetable oils may not curb heart disease risk or help patients live longer, even though cholesterol levels are lowered, according to a US study.
“Vitamin D can produce ‘amazing’ improvements in heart function,” claims The Independent about the results of a recent study, while BBC News reported suggestions the results were “stunning”.
US public health experts have recommended that middle-aged people at increased risk of cardiovascular disease consider taking aspirin for primary prevention of CVD and colorectal cancer.