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Study: 5 preventable risk factors cause 50% of heart disease cases

Study: 5 preventable risk factors cause 50% of heart disease c...

iStock If the U.S. could somehow eliminate diabetes, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol and cigarette smoking, it could cut heart disease deaths by 50 percent, a new study says. Of course, that's a tall, seemingly impossible order. But ... UnitedHealthcare, 1 month ago
Irish Times

The obesity epidemic: why we need an independent agency to tackle it

Ireland should be spending €15-20 million annually on a top-down and bottom-up approach to obesity Governments don't feel compelled to invest in a problem over which there is considerable apathy. Photograph: Michael Gibney Topics: IT Sunday ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago

The art of ageing: Welcome to the healthiest years of your life

Kathakoli Dasgupta/ Prevention Get social If we dwelt in the garden of Eden, then like Adam, we'd all live till 930. But in our rather polluted, frazzled, toxin-ridden environment, it's fortunate if we can survive beyond 67.3 ...
 InToday2 weeks ago
US News & World Report

When Your Child Has Obesity: How to Tackle Weight Loss as a Family

Diet is a four-letter cuss word in Traci Baker's house.She and her son Mason Baker have made it a rule to stay away from words that give healthy choices a bad connotation. It's an everyday battle for us, says the president of Bariatric Life Coach ...
 US News & World Report1 month ago 6 weight loss tips for an obese child  MSN South Africa1 month ago
Motley Fool

Obesity Statistics Take a Wrong Turn in This Latest Study

Source: Flickr user Next Twentyeight. Cancer is arguably the disease that garners the most global attention due to the swiftness with which it can kill, but in terms of sheer numbers there may not be a more serious disease than obesity. ...
 Motley Fool1 month ago
Lebanon Daily Star

A solution to childhood obesity may be direct regulation

To what extent should governments regulate or tax addictive behavior? This question has long framed public debate about alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other goods and services in many countries worldwide. And now, in the United States arguably the ...
 Lebanon Daily Star2 months ago Kenneth Rogoff: The right food fight  Business Standard India2 months ago Education and regulation needed to curb public's appetite for processed foods  Shanghai Daily2 months ago The right food fight  Korea Times2 months ago

Many heart disease deaths are preventable, study finds

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States despite mounting evidence pointing to significant decreases in mortality through risk factor reduction and clinical intervention. Researchers ventured to estimate up-to-date ...
 Pharmacist.com1 month ago More Than Half of Cardiovascular Deaths Are Preventable  American Journal of Managed Care1 month ago
Medical News Today

Americans' best efforts not enough to cut heart disease deaths

Despite decades of progress in reducing cardiovascular mortality, preventable risk factors continue to account for half of heart disease deaths. The findings from national survey data are published in Annals of Internal Medicine . ...
 Medical News Today2 months ago 5 Ways to cut your heart disease risk — right now  She Knows1 month ago

Reduction of preventable risk factors could reduce cardiovascular-related deaths

Researchers from Emory's Rollins School of Public Health have determined that despite decades of progress in reducing cardiovascular deaths, preventable risk factors continue to account for half of heart disease deaths. Researchers determined that ...
 Demanjo2 months ago
Medical News Today

Medical News Today: Scientists discover new genetic form of obesity and diabetes

A new genetic form of obesity and type 2 diabetes has been discovered by researchers at Imperial College London in the UK. The researchers publish their findings in the journal PLOS ONE . The study authors argue that genetic tests should be made ...
 Medical News Today2 months ago
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