Cardiovascular disease risks the same in both sexes

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Newswise — For men and women, the risk factors for cardiovascular disease are largely the same, an extensive global study involving University of Gothenburg researchers shows. The study, now published in The Lancet, includes participants in both high-income and medium- and low-income countries. Cardiovascular disease is more widespread in the latter. The data were taken from the Prospective Urban Rural…

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Joint EU-US press release on strengthened cooperation in the area of health

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European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra today met in Washington DC to reaffirm their shared commitment for the EU and the U.S. to work closely in the area of health. The discussions during the meeting focused on health preparedness and response, cancer, and global cooperation.

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La Importancia de las Vacunas Regulares para la Salud Cardíaca

(Family Features) Si bien la mayoría de los padres son buenos para hacer un seguimiento de las vacunas que sus hijos necesitan para mantenerse saludables, muchos adultos no se dan cuenta de que las vacunas también son importantes para mantenerse saludables para el corazón. Los adultos, especialmente aquellos con antecedentes de enfermedad cardíaca o ataque cerebral, deben tomar medidas para…

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The Ignore No More: ACTe Now! Campaign to address vast health disparities by seeking more inclusive approach to recruiting Black American patients for clinical trials and research CHICAGO — The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is proud to announce the launch of the Ignore No More: ACTe Now! (Advance Clinical Trials for Equity in Sarcoidosis) campaign. The goals of this campaign are…

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Comprensión de la fibrilación auricular: Vivir con y tratar una afección común

(Family Features) Un diagnóstico de fibrilación auricular (AFib) puede ser aterrador, pero no tiene por qué impedirle disfrutar de la vida. Aprender más sobre la condición y las opciones de tratamiento puede afectar significativamente su pronóstico y calidad de vida. La AFib es el tipo más común de arritmia cardíaca o ritmo cardíaco anormal. Ocurre cuando las cavidades superiores del…

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Help Discover the Next Breakthrough Medical Treatment

(Family Features) Without clinical trials, the medicines millions of people rely on to treat or cure diseases would not have become available. Clinical trials examine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments in people, and this research plays a key role in developing ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases. Why Diversity is Important in Clinical Trials To ensure new…

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