Tags » CVD

Cardiovascular Disease and Women

Cardiovascular disease, also known as CVD, is the number one killer of men and women of all ethnic groups in the United States. Cardiovascular diseases include such ailments as high blood pressure, arrhythmia, valve disease, congestive heart failure and stroke. 394 more words

Cardiac Arrest

Risk factors for women with heart disease

Heart disease risk factors for women

Although several traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease — such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity — affect women and men, other factors may play a bigger role in the development of heart disease in women. 239 more words


Whole grains? Not a health food say these researchers

In the conclusion to their study examining the links between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and food consumption across 42 European countries, Pavel Grasgruber et al. make this bang-on-the-money statement about the propaganda surrounding so-called “heart healthy whole grains”: 229 more words


Breakfast Foods for Heart Health

Does eating breakfast help us lose weight?

For those who are facing high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and obesity there are multiple ways you can improve the health of your heart. 148 more words

Lifestyle Intervention

Intercontinental Hotel High Tea - Sydney CBD

Alex: Since starting our small little FFS empire, it’s safe to say we’ve had our fair share of high teas throughout the years. I’ve never really been one for tea, unless I’m comatose in bed from sickness…but champagne, coffee and sweets? 714 more words

Restaurant Reviews

New Statin Recommendations for Primary Prevention from USPSTF

USPSTF 2016 recommendations on statin use for primary prevention of CVD

Clinical Question:
What are the benefits and harms of statin treatment for dyslipidemia in adults 21 years and older? 175 more words

Family Medicine/Pearls

Decreased bone mineral density (BMD) leads to increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease

A study to optimise bone strength and reducing risk of fracture, while at the same time decreasing risk of cardiovascular disease was done by the following team: 1,808 more words