AutNew molecule could help improve heart attack recovery o Draft

Reparative medicine scientists at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute discovered a new compound that could shield heart tissue before a heart attack, as well as preserve healthy cells when administered after a heart attack. The findings are in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Imagine there were a drug that you could take soon after…

Taking Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs Increases Your Chance of Heart Attack by 50%

Just because a drug doesn’t require a prescription, doesn’t mean it’s harmless or should be taken without careful consideration. A recent study revealed taking ibuprofen and other NSAIDs for even a short period of time can have an adverse effect on your heart health. Quick definition: NSAIDs (ie. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are used for pain…

Type 2 diabetes: small reduction in alcohol, big reduction in heart disease risk

People with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of getting cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and stroke. Lifestyle factors, such as diet and physical activity, affect the risk of developing diabetes, but there has been little research about how people with diabetes can change their lifestyle to lower their long-term risk of cardiovascular disease. Our research…