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Health News - Cardiovascular/Cardiology

Can a vitamin combo prolong your life?
A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan. (Medical News Today)

Heart surgery: Does it impact cognitive ability?
A new review looks at the impact of heart valve surgery on cognitive ability. A deficit may occur during the first few months, but more study is needed. (Medical News Today)

Can you take too much magnesium?
Magnesium is essential for health, but taking too much can cause problems, including digestive issues, lethargy, and an irregular heartbeat. In rare cases, an overdose can be fatal. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What tests are used to diagnose COPD?
As well as carrying out a physical examination and gathering a person’s medical history, doctors typically order one or more tests to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These tests may include pulmonary function tests, blood tests, and imaging tests. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Can COPD cause anxiety?
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may experience breathlessness. This physical symptom can trigger anxiety and panic in some people. Breathing exercises, medication, and other techniques can help people control these psychological symptoms. Learn more about COPD and anxiety here. (Medical News Today)

Could it be possible to eliminate clogged arteries?
A new review concludes that by targeting B lipoproteins in middle-aged people, we could prevent atherosclerosis and associated cardiovascular diseases. (Medical News Today)

What are the health effects of chronic stress?
Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects and how to manage chronic stress here. (Medical News Today)

Seed oils are better for cholesterol than olive oil
A network meta-analysis of 55 studies suggests that safflower, rape, sunflower, and other seed oils are the best vegetable oils for improving cholesterol. (Medical News Today)

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of dementia
People with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) face an increased risk of dementia, a new study warns; but common drugs may keep that risk in check. (Medical News Today)

Newly discovered molecule could treat heart failure
New research has discovered a molecule that plays a key role in supporting heart function. This finding may lead to better therapy for heart failure. (Medical News Today)

Why are my feet swollen?
There are many explanations for why a person may have swollen feet. Some causes, such as a twisted or sprained ankle, are obvious. Others might be less apparent but need urgent medical attention. These include a blood clot in the leg, heart failure, and preeclampsia. Find out when to see a doctor for swollen feet here. (Medical News Today)

Just how harmful is it to have 1 drink per day?
New research is piling up evidence indicating that even light drinking increases a person's risk of various health issues, as well as premature death. (Medical News Today)

Could we use gene mutations to treat diabetes and heart disease?
A gene study of 300,000 veterans yields three cholesterol-controlling mutations that could help develop new drugs for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Medical News Today)

Why sudden cardiac arrests no longer peak in the morning
New research suggests that the peak time for certain adverse cardiovascular events has changed and suggests possible reasons for this shift. (Medical News Today)

Some chiropractic treatments can harm eyesight
A new case study warns that certain chiropractic techniques can lead to problems with vision due to their direct effect on the eye's retina. (Medical News Today)

Does 'bad' cholesterol deserve its bad name?
A new study challenges the long-held belief that low-density lipoprotein cholesterol causes heart disease, and that statins benefit cardiovascular health. (Medical News Today)

Yo-yoing weight linked to higher cardiovascular risk
Researchers warn that fluctuations in a series of health measurements, including body weight, are linked with a heightened risk of cardiovascular events. (Medical News Today)

Some cancer therapies may avert cardiovascular disease
Drugs that are currently used for cancer may thwart cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, according to a new study. (Medical News Today)

What to know about ectopic heartbeats
Ectopic heartbeats are when the heart adds or skips a beat. Ectopic beats are common, not a cause for concern, and anxiety, smoking, or pregnancy can link to them. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Your height may predict your risk of varicose veins
A study led by Stanford University scientists examines the genes of nearly 500,000 participants and suggests that height may be a cause of varicose veins. (Medical News Today)

Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism
New research examines the cardiometabolic health risks associated with irregular bedtimes among older adults over a 10-year period. (Medical News Today)

The Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk, too
In the latest study to investigate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, researchers identify a reduction in stroke risk for those who partake. (Medical News Today)

Inflammation keeps heart attack and stroke at bay
While inflammation helps atherosclerosis plaques build up inside arteries, it also has a key role in preventing the more advanced plaques from rupturing. (Medical News Today)

High-fiber foods for a healthful diet
Fiber is an essential nutrient for boosting heart and gut health, and yet hardly anyone includes enough of it in their daily diet. In this article, we explain some of the best high-fiber foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains. (Medical News Today)

Stroke severity reduced in those who walk regularly
A study of people who had strokes finds that symptoms were less severe in those who did light to moderate exercise, such as 4 hours of walking per week. (Medical News Today)

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