Tag Archives: Heart

New Heart Guidelines To Stop Newborn Defects

The American Heart Association estimates that out of 1,000 births, nine babies will have some form of congenital heart disorder. Congenital cardiovascular defects are the most common birth defects.  Keeping in line with the above statement, the American Heart Association released new recommendations to help women reduce the risk of giving birth to children with heart defects. These… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

Leafy green neighborhoods tied to better heart health

(Reuters Health) – People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have less stress, healthier blood vessels and a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes than residents of communities without many outdoor recreation areas, a small study suggests. Trees and plants frame a building in the “eco-neighbourhood”, Clichy-Batignolles, one of several new… Read More »