Tag: preventing heart disease

Echocardiographic in General Population Not Effective in Reducing Death/Disease

Before the test, question the tester. A study in Norway suggests echocardiographic screening in the general public for structural and valvular heart disease was not associated with benefit for reducing the risk of death, myocardial infarction (heart attack) or stroke, according to a report published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a...

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Mediterranean Diet Can Reduce Heart Disease and Stroke

From the NYT A large and rigorous new study has found that 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables, and even...

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