Dr. Charan Kantipudi

Bio

Specialties:

  • Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Affiliation:

  • Piedmont Heart Institute

Group Memberships:

Activity

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly of the colon, a new study suggests.

    "We found a significant relationship between atrial fibrillation and cancer," said lead researcher D...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Risk of heart failure appears high within a few years of a first heart attack, a new study finds.

    "Heart failure is a major medical problem with a high chance of hospitalization and death," said study author Dr. Johannes Gho, a cardiology resident...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution can worsen heart disease risk factors, especially in people with diabetes, a new study suggests.

    "We found an association between air pollution exposure in the intermediate term and undesirable changes in cholesterol," said study fir...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests.

    "Moderate sodium reduction among patients with chronic kidney disease and high sodium intake may lower [heart] risk,"...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fluctuations in blood pressure may be linked to faster declines in thinking skills among seniors, a new study suggests.

    Among older patients, those whose systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a blood pressure reading -- varied between doct...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Electrodiagnostic Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Beam us up, Scotty!"

    U.S. researchers say they've developed a small, wearable health monitor they're likening to the "Star Trek" tricorder.

    The flexible Chem-Phys patch can be worn on the chest and tracks biochem...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive treatment of high blood pressure reduces older adults' risk of heart disease without increasing their risk of falls or other complications, a new study shows.

    "These findings have substantial implications for the future of high blood pres...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin immediately after a mini-stroke significantly reduces the risk of a major stroke, a new study suggests.

    Right after a mini-stroke, people have a 1,000 times higher risk of major stroke than people in the general population, the res...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Potatoes are a popular staple of the American diet, but eating too many -- whether boiled, baked, mashed or fried -- may raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

    Consuming four or more servings of potatoes a week was linked w...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- After retiring from a long and illustrious pro football career that included four Super Bowl championships, quarterback Joe Montana abandoned his decades-long habit of daily exercise.

    And it was just a few years later when the Hall of Famer was di...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they now have more evidence that sleep apnea might worsen heart disease.

    Sleep apnea leads to interrupted breathing during sleep. In their study, the researchers found that patients with the condition who had a form of the heart proc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Electrodiagnostic Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Constant blood pressure monitoring could help doctors spot black people with "masked," or undetected, high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

    "Masked" high blood pressure can be difficult to diagnose. People with masked high blood pressure may h...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As many as half of all heart attacks may be "silent" -- without the typical crushing chest pain, shortness of breath and cold sweats, new study findings suggest.

    Among nearly 9,500 Americans included in the study, 45 percent of all heart attacks w...Full Article

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

    SATURDAY, May 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who get their high blood pressure down to normal levels may substantially cut their risk of heart disease -- even if they're elderly or have already had heart problems, new research suggests.

    The study results, f...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even an ounce of alcohol a day might alter heart function if you have high blood pressure, researchers report.

    For someone with high blood pressure, drinking -- even in small amounts -- can impair functioning of the lower left chamber of the heart,...Full Article