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Posts Tagged ‘European Society of Cardiology’

Drink Tea and Live a Longer and Healthier Life

Don’t pass up that cup of tea, it may just lead a longer and healthier life, say Chinese researchers. “Habitual tea consumption is associated with lower risks of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death,” said first author Dr. Xinyan Wang, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, in a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive…

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Cardiac Patients Overestimate Benefits of Heart Procedures

 A new study’s findings indicate that most patients do not understand or recall information given to them by health care providers before heart procedures.  Many mistakenly believe that opening blocked arteries will cure them of heart disease. These findings, from a study taking a look at informed consent, are published in the Nov. 28 issue…

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Study Finds One in Five Cardiac Rehab Patients, Depressed, Anxious, or Stressed

Not every patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program.  A new study published in The World Mental Health Day in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) reports that patients with depression, anxiety or stress are more likely to drop out of cardiac rehabilitation. ‘”Heart patients living with…

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Study challenges “no pain no gain” requirement for patients with clogged leg arteries

Patients diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) should be given the option of pain-free exercise, suggests the findings of a recent study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).   According to the ESC article published June 20, around 200 million people worldwide have PAD, where arteries in…

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