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cardiovascular disease

PTSD Independently Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been linked to an increased risk for ischemic heart disease, new research shows. A prospective study conducted by investigators at University of California, San Francisco, showed that myocardial ischemia was approximately twice as...
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PTSD Research: Vets’ PTSD affects mental and physical health of partners

According to the researchers, the most remarkable finding was that the partners of veterans with PTSD showed even greater increases in blood pressure during conflict than the veterans with PTSD themselves, suggesting that these partners may be at similar, if not greater, risk for...
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Can Meditation Switch on Genes That Fight Disease?

In a separate study conducted by Dr Dean Ornish and co-workers, men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer were asked to incorporate positive lifestyle changes as a potential treatment for their disease, as they had opted not to undergo conventional treatment. The researchers...
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