The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women’s Health

The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Reviewed by Nieca Goldberg, M.D.In 1994, iconic singer Patti LaBelle lived every performer’s worst nightmare — she collapsed on stage in front of thousands of fans. LaBelle attributed her fall to exhaustion until she learned she had Type 2 diabetes.

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Heart Damage Seen in Many Hospitalized With COVID

Heart Damage Seen in Many Hospitalized With COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Heart damage was found in more than half of a group of hospitalized COVID-19 patients after they were discharged, according to a new British study.

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More Young U.S. Women Are Dying From Heart Disease

More Young U.S. Women Are Dying From Heart Disease

“Also, women who go through menopause early, before age 45, are at increased risk of heart disease,” she added. Doctors also need to take young women’s heart health seriously, Michos noted. “There’s still this misconception that women are

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My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

As told to Kimberly RexIn October 2015, I had a busy life with a demanding career as a deputy head teacher at a high school in England and two daughters, ages 6 and 10. At 43, I was an active

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Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

As the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects more than 32 million adults. The disease is characterized by a gradual breakdown of the cushions between bones, which can lead to joint pain and stiffness in the hands, knees, hips,

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Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day may reduce your risk of heart failure,

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Green Tea, Coffee May Help You Avoid a 2nd Heart Attack

Green Tea, Coffee May Help You Avoid a 2nd Heart Attack

At the outset, the participants completed questionnaires on their diets and other lifestyle habits. By the end of the study, 9,253 people had died. In general, the researchers found, people who drank moderate amounts of coffee were less likely

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Sharp Drop in Heart Surgeries During the Pandemic

Sharp Drop in Heart Surgeries During the Pandemic

Before the pandemic surge, the mid-Atlantic and New England regions had excellent outcomes, with lower-than-expected death rates, Nguyen’s team noted. That changed during the pandemic surge:  Instead, there was a significant increase for fatal outcomes for all adult heart

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Exercise Doesn’t Boost Health If You Stay Obese

Exercise Doesn't Boost Health If You Stay Obese

FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The harmful effects of obesity on the heart can’t be undone by exercise, and it’s not possible to be “fat but healthy,” Spanish researchers warn. “Exercise does not seem to compensate for

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Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests. The risk rises with each additional 4-ounce serving per week,

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