1 in 3 adults are at risk of developing this new heart syndrome
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(Yahoo News) — Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. A newly defined, dangerous condition highlights the close relationship among several of these common chronic diseases, which plague millions of Americans.

In an advisory published on Oct. 9, the American Heart   …

Ultra-processed food increases stroke and heart attack risk
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(Vishwam Sankaran/ The Independent) — Two new studies have found conclusive links between the consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPF) with increased cardiac disease risk, including heart attacks and strokes.

The research, presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology in Amsterdam,  …

3 ways to unlock the power of food to promote heart health
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(Shannon Grant/ The Conversation) — Your diet — the foods and drinks you eat, not short-term restrictive programs — can impact your heart disease risk. Evidence-based approaches to eating are used by dietitians and physicians to prevent and treat cardiovascular (heart) disease.

National Nutrition Month, with its 2023  …

Women and men may receive different advice for heart disease prevention
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(Beth Jo Jack/ Medical News Today) — The recommendations for heart health are fairly universal, but not everyone may receive the same guidance.

In fact, prior research, such as this 2020 study, suggests that healthcare professionals may treat women who’ve had a heart attack less aggressively  …

Coffee lowers risk of heart problems and early death, study says
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(Sandee Lamotte/ CNN News) — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee may protect you from cardiovascular disease and an early death, a new study found.

“The results suggest that mild to moderate intake of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study  …

Number of people with high blood pressure has doubled globally,
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(Maggie Fox/ CTV News) — A giant global study finds the number of people over 30 with high blood pressure has doubled over the past 30 years, and more than half of them are not being treated for it.

That’s even though many cheap and easy treatments exist — from healthier diet and exercise to pills that safely lower  …