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3763 Articles Matching "heart"

New Triple-Combo Pill Aids Blood Pressure: Study

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
Target blood pressure for people in the United States is now 130/80, according to the American Heart Association and the American College of...
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Toward Slowing The Clock For People With Abnormally Fast Heart Beats

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists in Japan have found a potential marker to identify which people with abnormally fast heartbeats are at high risk of developing heart failure. The results were published in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, a journal from the American Heart Association. Atrial fibrillation, or......
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Weak Handgrip Strength Linked to Heart Risks

Aug 15, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Weak Handgrip Strength Linked to Heart...
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Weak Handgrip Strength Linked to Heart Risks

Aug 15, 2018 , RxList
Adolescents with a strong hand grip are less likely to develop cardiometabolic problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, over time compared with their peers who have weaker grips, a prospective study...
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How much exercise you really need

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well....
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New Algorithm Lets Scientists Better Calculate Person’s Chances Of Getting Five Serious Health Conditions

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The researchers are now building a website that will allow anyone to upload genetic data. Users will receive risk scores for heart disease, breast cancer, Type 2 diabetes, chronic inflammatory bowel disease and atrial fibrillation. But scientists emphasize that DNA is not destiny, and that the results don't account for a healthy diet and exercise....
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New Soft Bioelectronic Mesh Tested On Human Wrist And Pulsating Pig's Heart

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A research team at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has succeeded in developing a wearable and implantable device, that measures electrophysiological signals and applies electrical and thermal stimulations. It provides information on muscle and card......
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Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change, especially through managing screen time, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory....
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A Harvard Scientist Thinks He Has a Gene Test for Heart Attack Risk. He Wants to Give It Away Free.

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
"I think in a few years I think everybody will know this number similar to the way we know our cholesterol right now," muses Sekar Kathiresan, director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical...
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India’s Hetero pulls heart drug from U.S. amid cancer risk probes

Aug 12, 2018 , Reuters
A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug....
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Research Roundup: Single Payer; Health Care Sharing Ministries; And Heart Health

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Vital Signs: High-Tech, Portable Health Monitor Treats People

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A technology designed to treat injured warfighters on the battlefield is proving its worth to civilian emergency-response teams. The sensor-laden Wireless Vital Signs Monitor (WVSM) tracks critical health information like heart rate, pulse and blood pressure. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Resear......
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Estrogen May Protect Against Depression After Heart Attack

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Heart and Circulatory Physiology. Research suggests that people with heart failure—i......
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American Heart Association Turns Dietary Advice on Its Head

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: American Heart Association Turns Dietary Advice on Its HeadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Pass The Salt: Study Finds Average Consumption Safe For Heart Health

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent of 2.5 teaspoons of salt. Fewer than five per cent of individuals in developed countries exceed that level. The large,......
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Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease, Shorter Life

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease, Shorter LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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EU says second China company made tainted heart drug

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday that a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, had produced a common blood pressure and heart drug with an impurity that could cause cancer....
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Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Heart Disease

Aug 11, 2018 , WebMD
Compared with the control group, life expectancy averaged 16 years less for people diagnosed with diabetes before age 10. Those diagnosed at an older age died, on average, 10 years earlier than people without...
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More Sensitive Blood Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a heart attack upon arriving in the emergency room was safe and effective, ruling out heart attack in emergency room patients faster than a conventional method, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. ......
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Women Survive Heart Attacks Better With Women Doctors

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If you're having a heart attack and you're a woman, hope a female doctor greets you in the emergency room. A review of nearly 582,000 heart attack cases over 19 years showed female patients had a significantly higher survival rate when a woman treated them in the ER, according to Seth Carnahan of W......
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