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Topic- Cardiovascular health

 

Older adults motivated to reduce risks of diabetes and heart disease-5392

Older adults motivated to reduce risks of diabetes and heart disease

Younger and older adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes enrolled in a modified Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Cardiovascular health

Even a little activity lowers risk of heart attack-5252

Even a little activity lowers risk of heart attack

The Lifestyles Interventions and Independence for Elders Study (LIFE) explored the lifestyle interventions that could help older adults maintain their ability to walk. Data from the study was used to predict the participants’ 10-year risk of heart attack or coronary death.

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Cardiovascular health

For people with heart disease, leisure exercise reduces feeling of hopelessness-5173

For people with heart disease, leisure exercise reduces feeling of hopelessness

As defined for a small study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, “state” hopelessness is how pessimistic and hopeless a person feels at the moment, while “trait” hopelessness is chronic, occurring over a period of time. According to press information, past studies have linked the feeling of hopelessness to the development and worsening of coronary heart disease and a higher risk of complications and death.

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Cardiovascular health

Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease-5110

Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease

Chronic inflammation, measured by C-reactive protein (CRP), has been associated with risk of cardiovascular diseases (Medline Plus).

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Cardiovascular health

An hour of exercise lowers risk of heart failure-5101

An hour of exercise lowers risk of heart failure

Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood (and oxygen) to the rest of the body. It is more common in people 65 years and older (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute).

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Cardiovascular health

Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease-5083

Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Most studies on the relationship between cardiovascular disease, diet and physical activity have been conducted with populations in western countries, according to background to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.

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Cardiovascular health

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