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(1) More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease (fewer remaining teeth, gum ...

Date : 10/04/2014

Many NCDs share one or more common predisposing risk factors, all related to lifestyle in some degree; these include cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, high cholesterol ...

Date : 02/07/2015

Very high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or “good”) cholesterol may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to research presented today at ESC ...

Date : 25/08/2018

The new prevention tool will help doctors in the country more accurately determine their patients’ absolute health risk of becoming sick or dying from a CVD in the next 10 years; will promote ...

Date : 12/04/2006

Better control of cholesterol levels and blood pressure and a decline in smoking have contributed to a 74% drop in the risk of heart attack among nearly 10,000 civil servants working in London over a ...

Date : 09/06/2011

Having high cholesterol levels (hyperlipidaemia) is a major risk factor for the development of blocked arteries (atherosclerosis) and heart disease, and, therefore, lowering cholesterol via drugs, ...

Date : 11/03/2010

The study is published online in Europe’s leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal [1] today (Wednesday 23 July); the authors say it is important because impaired cognition ...

Date : 23/07/2008

(1,2) The principal risk factors measured were body weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol levels (for hypercholesterolaemia) and levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which is ...

Date : 10/04/2013

Physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol play a greater role than genetics in many young patients with heart disease, according to research presented today at ...

Date : 02/09/2019