Blog Posts - Coronary Artery Disease



Coronary Artery Disease – How to Diagnose?

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) refers to a medical condition that is caused by a hindrance in heart’s blood supply due to plaque or fatty substance buildup in the coronary arteries. This condition is also referred to as Coronary Heart Disease.&#...

Diseases That May Be Caused By Disruption Of Oral Health

Mouth is the most important part of the body that should always be cleaned because it can affect overall health condition. Unfortunately, till now many people don’t know how important cleanliness of mouth. So, you must attention your oral health an...
by Vale Health on Sep 13, 2014

What Is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)?

Coronary artery disease happens as a result of partial or complete occlusion of one or more branches of the coronary arteries of the heart. Fat deposition in the coronary arterial wall (atherosclerosis) can narrow the lumen of the coronary arteries.
by Tips for Healthy Living on May 8, 2014

HIV-Infected Men Had Greater Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

In a new cross-sectional study to compare the prevalence and severity of coronary atherosclerosis among HIV-infected men and uninfected men on the basis of the presence and extent of coronary artery calcium (CAC) on noncontrast cardiac computed tomog...

Increased prevalence of coronary artery disease risk markers in patients with chronic hepatitis C--a cross-sectional study

Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2014 Jan 21;10:55-62. doi: 10.2147/VHRM.S53557. eCollection 2014. Roed T1, Kristoffersen US2, Knudsen A3, Wiinberg N4, Lebech AM1, Almdal T5, Thomsen RW6, Kjær A2, Weis N7. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Chronic hepatitis C is a glob...
by Hepatitis C Research and News on Feb 12, 2014

The Impact of Hepatitis C Infection on Ischemic Heart Disease Via Ischemic Electrocardiogram: A Cross-sectional Observational Study

Am J Med Sci. 2013 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] Lin MS, Guo SE, Chen MY, Huang TJ, Huang JC, Hu JH, Lin YS. Abstract BACKGROUND:: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a serious disease worldwide and it leads to several serious hepatic sequels. So...
by Hepatitis C Research and News on Dec 18, 2013

Higher Prevalence and More Severe Coronary Artery Disease in Hepatitis C Virus-infected Patients: A Case Control Study

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology Article in Press Presented in the plenary session of the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 27–November 2, 2011, Washington, D.C, and was awarded the 20...

Fruit And Vegetables That Can Treat The Disease

The following are some examples of fruits and vegetables useful to treat diseases such as jackfruit, broccoli vegetables, pumpkins and benefits of black pepper in your weight loss. 1. Benefits of eating Jackfruit Skin infections and fungal infections...
by Healthy Food Options on Jun 16, 2013

Whole grains, rather than dietary fibre, found to be fundamental to the prevention of chronic disease

"The apparent links between various food types and the prevention of chronic diseases - such as type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD) and hypertension - are well established. In particular, dietary fibre has long been regarded as a powerful m...
by PolygenicBlog on Feb 28, 2013

Pinpointing risk factors in obesity and type 2 diabetes

A researcher from Scripps Florida has for the first time shown a link between low levels of a specific hormone and increased risk of metabolic disease in humans – an important step forward for scientists' understanding of factors that can lead to c...
by PolygenicBlog on Oct 16, 2012

Dean Ornish: Eating for Health Not Weight

Last Saturday, I was incredibly please to read Dr. Dean Ornish’s opinion piece in the New Your Times entitled Eating for Health, Not Weight In this piece, Ornish talks about one of the biggest dieting myths today:  it doesn’t matter … Cont...
by Down to Earth Fare on Sep 25, 2012

Heart study suggests city center pollution doubles risk of calcium build-up in arteries

City centre residents who took part in a study were almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than people who lived in less polluted urban and rural areas, according to research pub...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 27, 2012

Statin Causing Diabetes – A New Side Effect

Statin drugs are linked to increased risk for the development of Diabetes. A recent, large clinical study clearly linked major statin drugs to a statistically significant increased risk for developing diabetes. In this study (1), researchers performe...
by Diabetes Away on Apr 15, 2012

World Congress of Cardiology

Respected Subscribers & Readers, First Aid to Save a Life Pakistan is pleased to share with you that this year’s “World Congress on Cardiology Scientific Session” is scheduled in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Join your colleagues...

Pomegranate Cures Heart Disease

Bypassing the bypass by Dr Syed Zair Hussain Rizvi EVERY SEED OF POMEGRANATE WHICH GOES IN YOUR STOMACH IS A SEED OF LIFE FOR YOUR HEART Two things are full of benefits for the human being, lukewarm water and pomegranate. Pomegranate is a seasonal fr...
by A Housewife's Weblog on Apr 1, 2012

The Power of the Mind: Depression and Heart Disease

by Brenton Bauer, MD 2012 One word: Psychosomatic.  Think about it…what comes to mind?  The majority of people, at least transiently, see the words “crazy” or “it’s all in your head” flash across their internal teleprompter.  To clarif...
by House Call, MD on Apr 9, 2011

The Power of the Mind: Depression and Heart Disease

by Brenton Bauer, MD 2012 One word: Psychosomatic.  Think about it…what comes to mind?  The majority of people, at least transiently, see the words “crazy” or “it’s all in your head” flash across their internal teleprompter.  To clarif...
by House Call, MD on Apr 9, 2011


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