Posts Tagged ‘cardiovascular disease’

Study: Wine Only Beneficial Against Cardiovascular Disease For People Who Exercise

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Many people may have heard about the health benefits of drinking red or white wine. Its benefits include helping protect against cardiovascular disease if consumed in moderation. But according to the results of the In Vino Veritas, or IVV, study, the health benefits of wine may only be functioning in people who exercise. The results were recently presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. The I

Be Aware Of These Heart Attack Risk Factors

Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Heart attack is one of the common causes of death worldwide. Fatal heart attacks account for around 500,000 deaths in the US yearly. It can come so suddenly, but there are also warning signs that people can heed to prevent it from happening to them as much as possible. Here are some of the heart attack risk factors that people should become more aware of. Calcium Score The calcium score is known as the amount of ca

Statin Benefits Unclear For Low Risk Heart Disease Patients

Saturday, March 5th, 2011
Statins have been considered as a safe and effective treatment for those with heart disease. It is now even being used increasingly as a preventive measure for heart disease, even among those who are at low risk of the said condition. But recent research has found out that the benefits of using statins for those with no prior history of heart disease may be questionable at best. Cardiovascular disease is considered