Tag: heart disease

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May...

June 19, 2020

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing Heart...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of...

June 17, 2020

Don’t Delay Your Heart Surgery in COVID-19...

As much as most people wish it were true, heart disease doesn’t just disappear. Ignoring symptoms, avoiding the doctor or...

June 10, 2020

Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis can Develop...

Atherosclerosis — more commonly known as ‘hardening of the arteries’ — is a slow, progressive disease that can start in...

June 9, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

For African-Americans in COVID-19 Era, Focus on...

New research on coronavirus patients adds to a growing collection of studies that COVID-19 disproportionately affects racial and ethnic minorities....

May 11, 2020

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Risk for...

When it comes to COVID-19, older adults with coronary heart disease or high blood pressure are more likely to develop...

May 2, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease; First...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat...

February 7, 2020

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

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Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death...

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