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Risk of Heart Disease Can be Measured by Looking at Patient Get Up from Chair and Walk

Risk of Heart Disease Can be Measured by Looking at Patient Get Up from Chair and Walk

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that one can measure the risk of cardiovascular disease just by looking at how patients get up from a chair and walk. Researchers at Samsung Medical Center and Seoul National University Hospital International Healthcare Center (IFC) analyzed the test results of 1.08 million senior [...]

Being Short Increases Risk of Heart Disease: Study

Being Short Increases Risk of Heart Disease: Study

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Internal medicine researchers at Gachon University Gil Hospital revealed Thursday that height can also have an influence on the incidence of heart disease, in addition to conventional factors such as diet, obesity rate and exercise.  The study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence rate of heart diseases like heart [...]

Barley Consumption Lowers ‘Bad Cholesterol’

Barley Consumption Lowers ‘Bad Cholesterol’

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a recent study, barley can significantly lower levels of bad cholesterol that is closely related to cardiovascular diseases. A web-based medical and health news service, Medical Xpress, reported that Dr. Vladimir Vuksan, the director of the Risk Factor Modification Center at St. Michael’s Hospital in Canada, arrived at [...]