cardiovascular disease

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Noun1.cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
circulatory failure - failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
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It reveals different diseases include cardio-vascular disease (related to the heart), cerebro-vascular disease (related to the brain) and respiratory disease (related to the lungs) can be the consequences of the toxic effects of arsenic.
Staying in bed for more than 10 hours was linked to a 56% increased risk of death from stroke and a 49% increased risk of fatal cardio-vascular disease.
These diseases are on the increase in Pakistan particularly cardio-vascular disease and strokes.
"That one in four nurses in England have been found to be obese is deeply worrying, not least because we know that obesity is linked to diseases such as cancer, cardio-vascular disease, and diabetes."
Naresh Trehan said "The incidence of cardio-vascular disease in India has gone up by 30% in people below the age group of 40 years.
Sold under the brand name Jardiance from Boehringer Ingleheim, Empaglifzion is said to effectively lower blood sugar and blood pressure, increase High Density Lipo-protein (HDL, the good cholesterol) and lower the risk of Cardio-Vascular Disease (CVD), said Dr Mohammad Farghaly, senior diabetes specialist, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and member of National Diabetes Technical and Guideline Committee.
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LQTS is an independent cardio-vascular disease risk factor and is predictive of ischemic disease mortality.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports a protective effect for the Mediterranean diet against the risk of premature death from all causes in cardio-vascular disease patients.
Vegetarians may have about a third less risk of hospitalization or death from cardio-vascular disease than meat-eaters do, says a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Toni Trott, from Southwick, Sunderland, had most of her legs removed within a year because of a serious cardio-vascular disease.