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3065 Articles Matching "heart"

Pain, an Ever-Present Concern for Patients—and Nurses

Jan 18, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Nurses at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago manage baby boy’s postoperative pain following heart transplant. Photo courtesy of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. In my experience working with severely ill or injured patients, pain was what they talked about the most. They either asked about it prior [...] The post Pain, an Ever-Present Concern for Patients—and Nurses appeared first on Off the...
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Irbesartan

Jan 18, 2018 , RxList
Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney...
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President Trump has common form of heart disease

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Like most men of his age, President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Without those changes, the President has a moderate risk of having a heart attack in the next three to five years, according to the Mayo Clinic....
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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests....
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Sauna Sessions May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Sauna Sessions May Be as Good as Exercise for the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Sauna May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
On average, the study found, sauna users saw a drop in blood pressure and artery "stiffness" immediately after their heat bath. They also showed an increase in heart rate that was similar to the effect from moderate...
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New Blood Test For Diagnosing Heart Attacks: A ‘Big Deal,' With Caveats

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When diagnosing a heart attack, accuracy and timing are everything. A new test designed to better measure levels of troponin, a protein released when the heart muscle is damaged, could help emergency department physicians provide faster diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Known as high-sensitivi......
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Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Localized Cooling Of The Heart Limits Damage Caused By A Heart Attack

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardiologists at the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven have succeeded in the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and following angioplasty, the cardiologists believe that the damage from a heart attack can be limited. On 11 January......
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20 baby health products from CES 2018

Jan 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Last week CES brought innovators from around the world to Las Vegas. But one event at CES was dedicated to creating innovations for the smallest people. This year participants in the Babytech Awards displayed a myriad of products from wearables that monitor a baby’s heartbeat to baby sleep coaches. There were five categories including healthy baby, fertility and pregnancy, baby safety, baby eats, and baby learn and play.  Here is a list of 20 digital health products displayed that are aimed...
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Can Deportation Fears Hurt the Heart?

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Can Deportation Fears Hurt the Heart?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Heart-Muscle Patches Made With Human Cells Improve Heart Attack Recovery

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Large, human cardiac-muscle patches created in the lab have been tested, for the first time, on large animals in a heart attack model. This clinically relevant approach showed that the patches significantly improved recovery from heart attack injury. The results are a step closer to the goal of tre......
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Potentially Life-Saving Health Monitor Technology

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar thanks to new wearable technology designed by physicists at the University of Sussex. And parents at home, concerned about the risk of cot death, could keep track of their new babies' heart and breathing rates with automatic updat......
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Hawthorn

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Hawthorn suggested uses include for arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, Buerger's disease, circulatory disorders, congestive heart failure (CHF), hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure (hypertension), low blood pressure (hypotension), indigestion, and tapeworm infections. There is contradictory evidence about the effects of hawthorn extract in heart failure patients....
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Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal

Jan 12, 2018 , WebMD
After an easy pregnancy, things turned precarious when she had to have an emergency C-section because the baby's heart rate was dropping rapidly during...
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Exercise May Reverse Negative Cardiac Effects of Sedentary Life

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Two years of exercise begun in middle age can restore the heart's elasticity in previously sedentary adults and forestall the development of heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), results of a randomized study...
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Spironolactone

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Spironolactone is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure....
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Life in Poor Neighborhoods Is Hard on the Heart

Jan 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Life in Poor Neighborhoods Is Hard on the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Proper Exercise Can Reverse Damage From Heart Aging

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure – if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources. To reap the most benefit, the exercise regimen should b......
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An Invisible Killer: This Fatty Particle Triples Risk Of Heart Attacks But Most People Don’t Even Know It Exists

Jan 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Up to one in five Americans have perilously high levels of the particle in their blood, and it can't be controlled by diet and exercise. Even drugs have little effect on it. In other public health news: dry January, the effects of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention banning words, child mortality, CRISPR, doctors' offices at work, burn injuries, and...
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