Coronary Heart Disease

Endometriosis is linked to higher risk for heart disease

Endometriosis is linked to higher risk for heart disease

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The link is elevated in women 40 years of age or younger.

Rotating night shift work linked to elevated CHD risk in women

Rotating night shift work linked to elevated CHD risk in women

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Study results showed a higher risk of CHD in women who work rotating night shifts.

Trans fats are linked to death and heart disease

Trans fats are linked to death and heart disease

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Compared with saturated fats, consuming trans fats results in high mortality rates from all causes and from heart disease.

Working long hours increases stroke risk

Working long hours increases stroke risk

People who work longer hours have an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease.

Reduce unnecessary cardiac screening in low-risk patients

Reduce unnecessary cardiac screening in low-risk patients

Within a low-risk population, clinicians should focus on strategies for treating modifiable risk factors and encouraging healthy levels of exercise.

Stress, depression up heart attack, mortality risk in heart disease

Stress, depression up heart attack, mortality risk in heart disease

Coronary heart disease coupled with depression and stress significantly increases the risk for heart attack and death.

High whole grain intake may protect against coronary heart disease

High whole grain intake may protect against coronary heart disease

The highest amount of whole grain intake, compared with the lowest amount of whole grain intake, was significantly associated with reduced risk for CHD.

Duration, not intensity, reduces geriatric coronary heart disease risk

Duration, not intensity, reduces geriatric coronary heart disease risk

The predicted risk of heart attack or death increased 1% for every 25 to 30 minutes that a patient was sedentary.

Late, early menstruation onset age ups heart disease risk

Late, early menstruation onset age ups heart disease risk

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Women who had an early or late age of menstruation onset have an increased risk for coronary heart disease, stroke and hypertension.

Test to predict cardiovascular disease risk gains FDA approval

Test to predict cardiovascular disease risk gains FDA approval

The PLAC test for Lp-PLA2 Activity is intended for patients without a prior history of cardiovascular disease.

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