Posts Tagged "heart"

Drugs’ Side Effects in Lungs More Widespread Than Thought

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 29, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) A systematic review of research has revealed that the toxic effects on the lung of drugs commonly taken to treat a range of common conditions is much more widespread than thought. Though the 27 drugs treating a range of conditions including arthritis, cancer and the heart are successful for most patients, doctors, say the team, need to be more aware of the potential risks to their respiratory systems. The research was carried out by...

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Keeping Blood Sugar in Check Good for the Heart

Posted on Sep 20, 2009 in Cardiovascular Health

Monday, July 06, 2009A new study highlights the importance of good long-term control of blood sugar in people with diabetes. The study found that poor long-term blood sugar control in diabetics is associated with a substantial increase in the risk of dying from ischemic heart disease – the type of heart disease characterized by restricted blood flow to the arteries of the heart. However, with reasonably good blood sugar or “glycemic” control, the risk of death from ischemic heart disease is comparable to that seen in people without diabetes, the researchers found....

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Keeping Blood Sugar in Check Good for the Heart

Posted on Sep 11, 2009 in Uncategorized

Monday, July 06, 2009 A Print ShareThisA new study highlights the importance of good long-term control of blood sugar in people with diabetes. The study found that poor long-term blood sugar control in diabetics is associated with a substantial increase in the risk of dying from ischemic heart disease – the type of heart disease characterized by restricted blood flow to the arteries of the heart. However, with reasonably good blood sugar or “glycemic” control, the risk of death from ischemic heart disease is comparable to that seen in people without diabetes, the...

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36-Year-Old Major League Baseball Player Aaron Boone to Have Open Heart Surgery

Posted on May 23, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Thursday, March 19, 2009 Aaron Boone’s first priority is the long-term health of his heart. Later on, he’ll decide whether to resume his baseball career. The Houston Astros infielder announced Wednesday that he’ll have open heart surgery to replace an aortic valve. He said he’s known about his heart condition since college but tests after his routine physical determined he required surgery. It’s not an emergency, but doctors indicated the procedure was needed. A playoff hero with the New York Yankees in 2003, the 36-year-old Boone said doctors told him he could...

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Bad marriage bad for women's hearts

Posted on Apr 7, 2009 in Cardiovascular Health

Men aren’t as affected by unhappy relationships, study shows updated 11:00 a.m. ET, Thurs., March. 5, 2009 An unhappy marriage can weigh heavily on anyone’s heart, but apparently women may suffer the most ill health effects related to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Women who felt depressed in strained marriages faced a boosted risk of hypertension, waistline obesity, high blood sugar, high triglycerides and low levels of “good cholesterol” HDL – five factors of metabolic syndrome. Male spouses who felt similarly down in the dumps did not see similar risks....

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