Patients with cardiovascular risk factors are more likely to also experience urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), according to UK researchers.
Nurse backs film aiming to boost empathy about heart failure VideoSubscription
A film that equates climbing a mountain with common symptoms of heart failure provides a powerful reminder to clinicians of what it is like to live with the condition, according to a specialist nurse who supported those involved in the project.
Encouraging patients to listen to music during a standard cardiac stress test can help extend the time someone is able to perform the test, according to US researchers.
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at increased risk of having a heart attack, regardless of traditional risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, according to US researchers.
Being positive about the future in consultations with chronic angina patients may help them avoid future hospital admissions and heart procedures, suggest US researchers.
Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a new study.
A “normal” intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a Norwegian study has suggested.
South Asian people may be at reduced risk of having an abnormally low heart rate, compared to white people of European origin, according to UK researchers.
Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for developing congestive heart failure, compared with other women, according to US researchers.
Practice nurses should encourage patients with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day-to-day care, according to a team of UK researchers.