Strong social support may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

Related video Study based on Women’s Health Initiative data demonstrates relationship between psychological factors and health in postmenopausal women Having good friends can save your life, as a study based on data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) demonstrates how strong social support may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal […]

Hipertensión: Causas, síntomas y tratamientos

Related video ¿Qué es la hipertensión? Tratamiento Medicamentos Causas Factores de riesgo Signos Síntomas Complicaciones Dieta La dieta DASH Tipos La hipertensión es una forma alternativa de denominar a la presión arterial elevada. Puede derivar en complicaciones graves e incrementar el riesgo de sufrir una cardiopatía, un accidente cerebrovascular y la muerte. La presión arterial […]

‘No Second Chances’ report calls for new measures to combat cardiovascular disease in Australia

Related video A new report, ‘No Second Chances’, developed by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and sponsored by Bayer, will be launched at Parliament House today, revealing that prevention of secondary heart attacks and strokes is critical to combating Australia’s number one killer – cardiovascular disease. About 4.2 million Australians are living with a […]

Study reveals major sex differences in management of cardiovascular risk factors among U.S. adults

Related video KEY FINDINGS “The good news is that, since the Millennium, there have been reductions in blood pressure and cholesterol levels and in rates of smoking across adults in the United States. However, these rates leave much room for improvement, and the average BMI has gone up, with the greatest rise for women,” said […]