Link between heart attacks and inflammatory bowel disease

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute researchers Muhammad Panhwar, MD, and Mahazarin Ginwalla, MD, recently concluded a study of more than 22 million patients that suggests a strong connection between Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the development of heart disease and heart attacks. The study, “Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel […]

University Hospitals study suggests strong connection between IBD and heart attacks

March 6, 2018 University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute researchers Muhammad Panhwar, MD, and Mahazarin Ginwalla, MD, recently concluded a study of more than 22 million patients that suggests a strong connection between Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the development of heart disease and heart attacks. The study, “Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Patient […]

Little difference among diet plans’ long-term effectiveness

Whether you pick low-carb, low fat or another diet plan, scientific research indicates each can help some people achieve modest long-term weight loss with potential improvement in health risks, according to the Scientific Statement the Endocrine Society issued today on managing obesity. The authors found the Mediterranean Diet and DASH diet provide demonstrated benefits for […]

Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have worse one-year survival

Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have lower one-year survival rates, according to research presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2018, a European Society of Cardiology congress. The observational study of nearly 9,000 patients found that those prescribed antidepressants at discharge from hospital after a heart attack had a 66% greater risk of mortality one year […]

Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have lower survival rates

March 5, 2018 Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have lower one-year survival rates, according to research presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2018, a European Society of Cardiology Congress. The observational study of nearly 9,000 patients found that those prescribed antidepressants at discharge from hospital after a heart attack had a 66% greater risk of […]

Early iron supplementation appears to provide protection for low birth weight children

March 2, 2018 Children with a birth weight under 2.5 kilos stand at risk of becoming underweight and can experience cognitive difficulties as well as diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life. However, early iron supplementation seems to provide some protection. This according to a new doctoral dissertation at Umeå University in Sweden. “The results […]