Dr. Charan Kantipudi

Bio

Specialties:

  • Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Affiliation:

  • Piedmont Heart Institute

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having more muscle and less fat reduces the risk of early death in people with heart disease, a new study suggests.

    Doctors should encourage patients to do resistance exercises as part of a healthy lifestyle, rather than emphasizing and monitor...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Proctology:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statins does not appear to reduce the risk of colon cancer, but a person's cholesterol levels might affect risk, a new study suggests.

    Both statins and cholesterol levels have been linked with lower colon ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

    "We saw a modest increased risk of heart disease associated with longer duration of rotating night shift work, which appears to wane ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pharmacists may do a better job than doctors helping chronically ill patients manage their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels if they're allowed to direct people's health care, a new evidence review suggests.

    The review also found...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Emphasizing healthy foods in your diet, not just banishing "bad" foods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed the eating habits of thousands of older adults worldwide with heart disease and...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What men eat -- particularly fatty meats and cheese -- may affect how quickly their prostate cancer progresses, a new study suggests.

    "We show that high dietary saturated fat content is associated with increased prostate cancer aggressiveness," s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with estrogen-lowering drugs called aromatase inhibitors doesn't raise the risk of heart attacks and strokes among breast cancer survivors, a new study suggests.

    However, the researchers did find that women who took the drugs had a sl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American heart patients take warfarin -- for decades a cheap, but often tricky-to-manage mainstay blood thinner.

    Now, new research shows that when it is well-managed, warfarin treatment appears safe for people with atrial fibrilla...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lonely and isolated people may face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers report.

    Social isolation raised that risk by about 30 percent, exerting the same level of influence on heart health as risk factors such as anxiety and jo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with pregnancy-related diabetes may be able to reduce their future risk of high blood pressure by eating a healthy diet, researchers report.

    Their study included almost 4,000 women. All of the women had a history of pregnancy-related (gest...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, April 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Metformin, the most frequently prescribed standalone drug for type 2 diabetes, is better for the heart than its closest competitors, a large analysis suggests.

    Metformin reduced the risk of dying from heart attack and stroke by about 30 percent t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, April 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that many heart patients are scanned for potential blockages in their carotid arteries for uncertain or inappropriate reasons.

    The carotid arteries, which run up both sides of the neck, deliver blood to the brain. If they bec...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, April 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a bid to take high-performance wearable electronics to a new level, Japanese researchers have developed an "e-skin" that may be a noninvasive way to monitor patients' health and vital signs.

    The ultra-thin, flexible film can light up and displ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    SATURDAY, April 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although depression, stress and exhaustion are known to increase heart attack risk, people who've already had a heart attack may not be getting the treatment they need for these conditions, new research suggests.

    The Swedish study included more...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who follow a low-fat diet may be slightly less likely to die if they develop breast cancer, a new study suggests.

    A decade after a breast cancer diagnosis, 82 percent of those eating low-fat fare were still alive, compared to 78 perce...Full Article