As America continues to battle the effects of COVID-19, the 2020 fall college football season remains uncertain as players and even entire conferences have pulled out. Unfortunately for Georgia State first-year quarterback Mikele Colasurdo, the virus made that decision for him. >> Subscribe to Sports Spectrum Magazine for more storiesRead More →

(artist/iStock, Getty Images) Studying the hereditary roots of certain cardiovascular diseases could help patients and their doctors make decisions, identify risks and manage treatment, according to a new report. The American Heart Association’s scientific statement summarizes what is known – and what needs further research – about the genes thatRead More →

Heart muscle becomes enlarged, thick, or stiff in cardiomyopathy, and in rare cases, muscle tissue is replaced with scar tissue. Credit: American Heart Association Genetic Testing and Counseling for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Can Help Patients and Their Families Make Informed Decisions About Managing Their Heart Health, According to “Genetic TestingRead More →

Originally posted on the blog of Union of concerned scientists.through Taryn MacKinney, Researcher investigator When Scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that chemical trichlorethylene (TCE) causes fetal heart defects, even at low doses, White House officials say exceeded their conclusions – a blatant example of political interference inRead More →

The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) has started a project to help children with congenital problems, especially those with congenital heart defect (CHD). The project will offer surgery as a treatment option, according to an ARCS statement. ARCS claims to be the only humanitarian institution in the country to provideRead More →

Parental alcohol use linked to increased risk of congenital heart disease. According to a study published today (October 2, 2019) in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiologya journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Drinking alcohol three months before pregnancy or during the first trimester was associated with anRead More →

Mothers living near more intense oil and gas developmental activities are 40-70% more likely to have children with congenital heart defects, according to a new study by researchers at the Colorado School (CHD ) than those living in areas of less intense activity. of Public Health. “We observed that moreRead More →

© iStock/wildpixel Health Europa presents recent research on the long-term effects of congenital heart defects on infants and their mothers. Congenital heart defects – which include Ebstein’s anomaly, aortic valve stenosis and tricuspid atresia – are the most common birth conditions and affect around 1% of all newborn babies. Fortunately,Read More →

(HealthDay)—People with adult-onset congenital heart disease of lesser complexity have a higher burden of adverse cardiovascular events than the general population, independent of conventional cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study published Feb. 28 in Traffic. Priyanka Saha of Stanford University School of Medicine in California and colleagues attempted toRead More →

A new market study, titled “Global Valvular Heart Diseases Treatment Market Research and Forecast, 2018-2023” was featured on WiseGuyReports. Valvular heart disease characterized by a defect or damage in one of the four heart valves, namely mitral, aortic, tricuspid or pulmonary. Adult heart surgery such as the treatment of valvularRead More →

Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most commonly seen defect that babies are born with. They exist at birth, having appeared during embryonic and/or fetal growth and development. There are many different types of recognized CHDs, ranging from simple to more complex defects. Examples of simple defects include holes inRead More →

The most common birth defects are congenital heart defects (CHD). These abnormalities occur when there is an inability of the heart or its major blood vessels to form properly during embryonic and/or fetal growth and development. They can range from simple holes in the cardiac septum, or narrow valves, toRead More →

February is American Heart Month. Implemented speak National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, American Heart Month is designed to raise awareness of heart issues and encourage everyone to adopt heart-healthy behaviors, such as healthy eating, blood pressure and cholesterol control, and exercise. Alexander (Sacha) Opotowskyassociate professor at Harvard Medical SchoolRead More →

Rising temperatures resulting from global climate change could increase the number of infants born with congenital heart defects (CHDs) in the United States over the next two decades and could result in up to 7,000 additional cases over an 11-year period in eight representative states (Arkansas, Texas, California, Iowa, NorthRead More →

A congenital heart defect (CHD) is the most common form of congenital heart disease. It is also one of the most common and potentially serious birth defects. Coronary artery disease is a difference in the structure of the heart or a major artery. A person is born with it, andRead More →

Echocardiographic evaluation of a group of Brazilian babies with Zika-related birth defects revealed three times the expected rate of congenital heart disease (CHD), but only one baby showed symptoms and most had minor septal defects that did not appear. were not hemodynamically significant. The study is the first time coronaryRead More →

According to research carried out in Journal of the American Heart Associationthe open access journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Health professionals know that mental health problems in parents can lead to long-term cognitive, health and behavioral problems in their children. The researchers looked at published data fromRead More →

According to recent data from Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Data regarding causes of late postoperative death in patients with congenital heart defects could improve clinical management during follow-up. Therefore, Alireza Raissadati, MD, of the Children and Adolescents Hospital at the University of Helsinki Central Hospital in Finland,Read More →

This is the first in the How Australians Die series which focuses on the country’s five leading causes of death and how we can reduce the rates of these diseases. Tomorrow’s article will explore the second leading cause of death: cancers. Diseases of the heart and the vessels circulating inRead More →

By Robert Preidt health day reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Children born with heart defects often do worse in school than their peers, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr. Matthew Oster of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta analyzed end-of-year test scores for third-graders in NorthRead More →

Not too long ago, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight number one contender Dan Hardy spoke of hanging up the gloves at the end of his 2013 fight campaign. See why here. Now that he’s been diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (also known as “Wolf Heart”), a condition that brought himRead More →