Aspirin use linked with increased risk of heart failure: Study

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Aspirin use was associated with an increased risk of heart failure: a study & nbsp | & nbsp Image source: & nbspiStock Images Brussels: According to new research, taking aspirin is associated with a 26% increased risk of heart failure. Other factors associated with it are smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The results of this research have been published in the ESC Heart Failure Journal. Said study author Dr. Blerim Mujage from the University

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Insomnia may be a risk factor for highly fatal brain aneurysm rupture — ScienceDaily

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Insomnia may be a potential risk factor for brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm along with the more well-known risk factors for smoking and high blood pressure, according to new research published today in Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. More than 3% of adults worldwide have uninterrupted malformations of blood vessels in the brain called intracranial aneurysms, most of which will never rupture. About 2.5% of intracranial aneurysms will rupture,

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Insomnia may be a risk factor for highly fatal brain aneurysm rupture

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Credit: CC0 Public Domain Insomnia may be a potential risk factor for brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm along with the more well-known risk factors for smoking and high blood pressure, according to new research published today in Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. More than 3% of adults worldwide have uninterrupted malformations of blood vessels in the brain called intracranial aneurysms, most of which will never rupture. About 2.5% of

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New studies show mood disorders heighten risk of severe COVID illness and death

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It has been well documented internationally that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the mental health of broad segments of the world’s population. This includes people with existing mental health problems as well as those who were previously unaffected prior to the coronavirus crisis. A new study was published this month in scalpel Try to determine the global prevalence and burden of depression and anxiety disorders, and find significant increases worldwide. The study was a systematic review

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Prevalence, risk factors, and clinical implications of preserved ratio impaired spirometry: a UK Biobank cohort analysis

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background Poor spirometry in preserved ratio (PRISm) is defined as FEV1 Less than 80% expected and FEV1/ Forced vital capacity ratio (FVC) 0 70 or higher. Previous research has indicated that PRISm is associated with respiratory symptoms and is a precursor to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, these results are based on relatively small selective groups with short follow-up. We aimed to determine the prevalence, risk factors, clinical implications, and mortality of PRISm in a large adult population. Techniques

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CDC downgrades Jamaica’s COVID travel risk | News

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved Jamaica from level 4 to level 3 in its COVID-19 travel advisory for citizens. Updated yesterday. The Tier 4 rating is a country with a very high level of COVID-19 and people should avoid traveling to the destination. The country is classified as a Tier 3 country as having a high level of COVID-19 and travelers should ensure they are fully vaccinated before travelling. Unprotected travelers should avoid non-essential

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Insurance Giant Admiral warns thousands of drivers at risk of invalidating cover

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Insurance giants Admiral has warned that thousands of drivers need to check their category of use on their auto insurance policies to ensure they are not at risk of voiding their coverage. During the Covid-19 pandemic, 6,552 drivers using Admiral switched their policies to “social, local, and fun” due to their ability to work from home. However, as the world begins to open up again and people are forced to commute to work again, this means that people may invalidate

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