One of the top stories in cardiology last week was about a study that found regularly eating chili peppers was associated with a lower risk for both all-cause and CVD mortality.
Another top story included study results that showed patients with metabolic syndrome who took statin and antihypertensive medication and limited their eating to a 10-hour time frame lost weight and experienced reductions in BP, HbAIc and atherogenic lipids.
Chili pepper consumption may reduce CVD, all-cause mortality
Regular dietary intake of chili peppers conferred lower risk for all-cause and CVD death in Italian adults, independent of CVD risk factors or adherence to a Mediterranean diet, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read more.
Nearly half of all U.S. citizens do not know the five signs and symptoms of MI and, depending on the sociodemographic subgroup, may not know any at all, according to research published in JAMA Network Open.
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Intermittent fasting may benefit in metabolic syndrome
Patients with metabolic syndrome who limited their eating to a 10-hour window in addition to statin and antihypertensive medications had reductions in weight, BP, HbA1c and atherogenic lipids, according to a study published in Cell Metabolism. Read more.
Many Americans unaware of MI signs, symptoms
Nearly half of all U.S. citizens do not know the five signs and symptoms of MI and, depending on the sociodemographic subgroup, may not know any at all, according to research published in JAMA Network Open. Read more.
Icosapent ethyl may act on plaque
High-dose eicosapentaenoic acid may slow coronary plaque progression, but there is currently no evidence of significant regression or evaporation, according to experts. Read more.
Harmful drinking confers elevated biomarker levels for myocardial tissue damage
Hazardous drinking patterns may confer significantly elevated levels of several biomarkers linked to myocardial health and cardiac structure, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Read more.