Tag Archives: Heart attack

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Diabetic Patients from Having Arrhythmia and Heart Attack

Diabetic patients who have experienced a heart attack may get protection from future irregular heart beats and fatal heart attacks by taking daily doses of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA,ALAand EPA).  In the study published in the journal of Diabetes Care, … Continue reading

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Aspirin Can Prevent From Several Common Cancers

If you are taking aspirin to prevent heart attack, you should be glad to know that you might also be protected from a variety of cancers.   According to a new study published in Lancet, taking aspirin over a long period … Continue reading

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Rosuvastatin approved for reducing cerebral/cardiovascular events in LDL normal individuals

FDA has approved to expand the label of rousuvastatin (Crestor, Astra Zeneca).  The new label allowed rousuvastatin to be used to reduce the risk of stroke, MI and revascularization procedures in individuals who have normal LDL levels and no coronary … Continue reading

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Diet & exercise reduce risk of heart attack

A study published in the February 1, 2010 issues of Circulation indicated that improving diet, exercising more and quitting smoking are as important as taking medicine for patients who have heart attack (angina and myocardial infarction). The study, Organization to … Continue reading

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Breast-feeding lowers vascular disease

Prior studies have shown that lactation has long-term benefits, such as reduction in midlife metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease, to the mother. A new study demonstrated that women who do not breast-feed are at a greater risk of cardiovascular disease. … Continue reading

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