Heredity is not destiny when it comes to cardiovascular disease

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Women with heart risk | Harvard Gazette


Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. To make matters worse, in women the symptoms of cardiovascular disease may present differently than in men, and both treatments andRead more…


Causes of Heart Disease: What Is Angina?

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 What is Angina?

Coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. Like all other tissues in the body, the heart muscle needs oxygen-rich blood to function.

Any coronary artery disorder or disease can have serious implications by reducing the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heartRead more…


Rice Intake and Cardiovascular Disease | Berkeley Wellness

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Rice consumption is not associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, concludes a Harvard study of more than 200,000 health professionals whose diets and health were tracked for two decades. There have been concerns about rice because it often contains arsenic and because it has a relatively high glycemic index (a measure of the effect […]