cardiovascular disease

Childhood Heart Disease: Parents Need More Support From Genetic Services
Childhood Heart Disease: Parents Need More Support From Genetic Services (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of babies born with heart disease should be offered specialised cardiac genetic counselling to reduce risk, prevent disease and improve treatment, according to world-first research led by UNSW, UTS and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. In a study of ... Read More »

Adolescents show decreased risk for cardiovascular disease after bariatric surgery
Adolescents show decreased risk for cardiovascular disease after bariatric surgery (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescents with severe obesity who had bariatric surgery showed significant improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the most recent “Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery” (Teen-LABS) study, published online by Pediatrics. Prior to bariatric surgery, 33 percent of ... Read More »

Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life
Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children from socially and economically disadvantaged families and neighbourhoods appear more likely to have thicker carotid artery walls, which in adults may indicate higher risk for heart attack and stroke in later life according to new research at MCRI, which ... Read More »

Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids
Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Because obesity affects one in six U.S. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic complications and to direct interventions to them. ... Read More »

Kids should not consume energy drinks
Kids should not consume energy drinks (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sports and energy drinks are heavily marketed to children and adolescents, but in most cases kids don’t need them – and some of these products contain substances that could be harmful to children. In a clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ... Read More »

How babies’ environments lead to poor health later in life
How babies’ environments lead to poor health later in life (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New Northwestern University research underscores how environmental conditions early in development can cause inflammation in adulthood — an important risk factor for a wide range of diseases of aging, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and dementia. Beyond that, the ... Read More »

Mid-teen years may be a tipping point for cardiovascular health
Mid-teen years may be a tipping point for cardiovascular health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If young people can get on top of weight issues before their mid-teen years, they will be less likely to face cardiovascular health issues later in life, a new study at MCRI has found. In the study, led by MCRI’s ... Read More »

Public parks should entice people of all ages
Public parks should entice people of all ages (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Well-designed local parks full of stimulating and challenging experiences could inspire people of all ages to be physically active and help prevent obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says QUT landscape architect Dr Debra Cushing. Dr Cushing heads a QUT transdisciplinary ... Read More »

 
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