WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and theSociety for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) have released a new report identifying the top 10 unanswered questions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women . The new 10Q Report follows up on a 2006 alert, published because experts felt little traction…Read the Rest of Article
Coffee Consumption Generally Safe in Women With Cardiovascular Disease Previous studies on the influence of coffee consumption on cardiovascular disease have shown conflicting results, but a new analysis from the massive Nurses’ Health Study suggests that coffee has no effect on the cardiovascular risk of women with known cardiovascular disease . Researchers did cautioned that,…Read the Rest of Article
Hysterectomy for benign, non cancerous, indications is one of the commonest surgical procedures in women, but the association between the procedure and the increase risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart attach and stroke is not fully understood.
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Polyphenols, the compound found in red wine that is thought to help prevent heart vessel disease, may one day be used in medicated heart stents. A recent study on animal suggest the compound, Polyphonol, may be beneficial when included in heart stent, a device used to keep an artery in the heart open.
Two-thirds of Americans are getting enough vitamin D, according to a new analysis by researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics.