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New research shows how use of cholesterol lowering drugs may cut risk of lethal prostate cancer

Queen's University Belfast

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that men who are on statins, medicine used to lower blood cholesterol, may have a reduced risk of developing a more lethal form of prostate cancer.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Men's Health, Pharmaceuticals, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

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21-Nov-2019 6:05 AM EST
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

Penn State Health

If you develop severe leg cramps when you walk or exert yourself, the problem might be a serious condition called peripheral artery disease.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

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21-Nov-2019 3:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Probing the role of an inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

Probing the role of an inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

University of Alabama at Birmingham

After heart attack, ALX/FPR2 is activated by resolvin D1 in immune cells in the spleen and at the heart attack site. This speeds resolution of the heart injury. Research with mice that completely lack ALX/FPR2 reveals more about the pathways this resolution sensor uses to target inflammation.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Cell Biology, Heart Disease, Immunology, Obesity,

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20-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Offers Tips for Quitting Smoking

Cedars-Sinai Offers Tips for Quitting Smoking

Cedars-Sinai

As the American Cancer Society prepares to help smokers kick the habit during tomorrow's Great American Smokeout, Cedars-Sinai is offering tips for quitting smoking, whether you are hooked on tobacco or vaping.

Channels: Heart Disease, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Smoking,

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20-Nov-2019 9:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Emissions from electricity generation lead to disproportionate number of premature deaths for some racial groups
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Study finds associations between rheumatoid arthritis, other diseases before and after diagnosis

Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 3,276 patients has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also found that people who have rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of developing heart disease, blood clots and sleep apnea.

Channels: All Journal News, Arthritis, Cardiovascular Health, Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Sleep,

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14-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

Cy-Fair ISD principal who needed heart surgery can attest that grads make great doctors

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District principal Maria Mamaux was impressed by the credentials of the surgeon recommended to repair her failing heart, but what really got her attention was the fact that he was a graduate of the same school district.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Education, Heart Disease, Surgery,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: JAMA Podcast: Barbra Streisand and Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Advocate for Women With Heart Disease

JAMA Podcast: Barbra Streisand and Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Advocate for Women With Heart Disease

Cedars-Sinai

Barbra Streisand has again teamed up with Noel Bairey Merz, MD -- this time for a JAMA Clinical Reviews podcast about women and heart disease.

Channels: Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Women's Health,

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19-Nov-2019 3:30 AM EST
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