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4120 Articles Matching "heart"

Obesity Ups Survival in Heart Failure, but That's No Reason to Pile on Pounds

Dec 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity Ups Survival in Heart Failure, but That's No Reason to Pile on PoundsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Even When Not In Rome, Eat A Mediterranean Diet To Cut Heart Disease Risk

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New research not only confirms the heart health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, but also tracks these benefits over the long...
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Heart Patients Reduce Bleeding Risk With Drug Combination

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardiovascular patients at risk for gastrointestinal bleeding from taking oral anticoagulants like warfarin reduce that risk by 34% when taking a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) in combination, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in JAMA. Oral anticoagulants, which pre......
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Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Ohio Abortion Heartbeat Bill Stalls In Senate Amid Concerns About Whether It’s Unconstitutional

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The delay means the bill might not pass this year. Similar abortion bans have been found unconstitutional in other states. Legislative news comes out of Georgia and Massachusetts,...
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EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular...
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Apple Watch can now detect your irregular heart rhythms and other problems: Here's how it works

Dec 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
We tried out the new ECG app and irregular heart rate notification for Apple Watch ahead of its release on Thursday. Here's how to use it....
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta tests the Apple Watch's new heart monitor

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Since the Apple Watch Series 4 was announced in September, one of its most anticipated functions has been the promise to perform a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) whenever a consumer wants. The feature becomes available in the United States on Thursday via a software update....
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Study Again Links Obesity, Heart Failure Survival

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
A new study is the latest to confirm the so-called "obesity paradox," a puzzling pattern that researchers have noted for years: Obese patients with heart disease tend to survive longer than their normal-weight...
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More Green Space May Mean a Healthier Heart

Dec 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: More Green Space May Mean a Healthier HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Apple Watch's ECG, heart rate alerts are live today

Dec 07, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
In addition, Apple shared some snippets of the validation data it shared with the...
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Showing people their own arteries might improve heart health

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - People who see vivid pictures of their own arteries getting clogged up with debris may be more likely to adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle than individuals who don't see these images, a recent experiment suggests....
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More Green Space May Mean a Healthier Heart

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The investigators also found lower levels of F2-isoprostane in the participants' urine, which indicates less oxidative stress and better health. The study also showed that folks from greener spaces had greater ability to repair blood...
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Sleeping too much linked to a greater risk of disease and death

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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Pig hearts can function for months in baboons, study shows, bringing us closer to their use in humans

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
A new paper details how genetically modified pig hearts transplanted into baboons could support life and function for up to 195 days. The finding, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, takes scientists a small step closer to the possibility of using donor animal organs for human patients in need of a heart transplant....
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Too Much Sleep May Bring Heart Disease, Death Risk

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The authors of the study published Dec. 5 in the European Heart Journal also found that daytime napping was associated with an increased risk of heart disease and death among those who slept more than six hours a night, but not among those who got less...
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Cedars-Sinai Surgeon Uses New Device To Perform First-Ever Surgery

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Vascular surgeon Ali Azizzadeh, MD, was the first to use a newly approved, minimally invasive device to perform a series of innovative surgeries on patients with aneurysms of the aorta, the main vessel that delivers blood from the heart to the rest of the body. “Prior to gaining approval from the F......
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Philippine taxes on sugary drinks could avert thousands of deaths, WHO study says

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
The Philippines could avert 24,000 premature deaths linked to diseases such as diabetes, stroke and heart failure in the next two decades after it adopted taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
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Too much sleep linked to a greater risk of disease and death, study finds

Dec 05, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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