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AHA Advisory Recommends Fish Twice Weekly for Heart Health

May 26, 2018 , RxList
In an updated scientific advisory, the American Heart Association (AHA) reaffirms advice that adults consume fish two times per week to help reduce the risk for congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, sudden cardiac arrest, and ischemic...
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Commutes on foot or bike tied to lowered risk of heart attack or stroke

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Commuters who abandon their cars in favor of walking or biking to work are less likely to develop heart disease or to die from it than people who drive to the office, a recent study suggests....
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Oily fish still a good habit for heart health, U.S. doctors say

May 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who eat at least two servings a week of oily fish like salmon, mackerel, herring and tuna should keep it up because U.S. doctors still say it's a good way to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes....
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Don’t Scramble Diet Over Eggs and Heart Study

May 23, 2018 , WebMD
In the study, eating an egg daily lowered the odds of dying from heart disease by 18% and cut the risk of hemorrhagic stroke by 28%, when compared with those who never, or rarely, ate...
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Egg a day tied to lower risk of heart disease

May 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don't eat eggs at all, a large Chinese study...
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AHA, Philips, UPMC launch $30M venture fund for cardiovascular innovation

May 23, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The American Heart Association, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and healthcare tech company Royal Philips have partnered to finance a new $30 million venture fund, according to a statement. Called Cardeation Capital, the fund will be managed by Aphelion Capital, a healthcare and medical tech VC firm, and focused on promoting innovative technologies targeting heart disease and stroke...
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Egg a day tied to lower risk of heart disease

May 22, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don't eat eggs at all, a large Chinese study suggests....
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New Advisory: Eat Fish Twice A Week To Lower Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke -- What You Should Know

May 21, 2018 , Forbes
The American Heart Association released a new science advisory recommending non-fried fish twice a week to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke. Here's a breakdown of what you need to...
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Scans Can Tell How Long Ago a Stroke Occurred

May 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Scans Can Tell How Long Ago a Stroke OccurredCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00...
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The Big Risks And Rewards Of Artificial Intelligence Playing A Role In Doctors’ Visits

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The technology could improve care and revolutionize burdensome record-keeping practices, but it also carries thorny questions about who owns the data and how it’s used. In other public health news: strokes, emergency contacts, suicide, labor, acupuncture, cancer, the E. coli outbreak, and...
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American Heart Association, UPMC and Philips launch $30 million venture capital fund

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The American Heart Association, UPMC and Philips will invest in emerging companies developing tools for preventing and treating cardiovascular disease and...
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After 'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo Could Help Cut Odds for Major Attack

May 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: After 'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo Could Help Cut Odds for Major AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2018 12:00:00...
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American Heart Association, UPMC, and Philips launch $30 million venture capital fund

May 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The American Heart Association, UPMC and Philips will invest in emerging companies developing tools for preventing and treating cardiovascular disease and...
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Digital health news briefs for 5/15/18

May 17, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Machine learning helps docs view the brain.  Automated cerebrovascular imaging company iSchemaView has just released its latest product Rapid Aspect, a digital imaging tool that helps clinicians assess early signs of brain ischemia in stroke patients. The technology will automatically generate a standardized score for physicians based on machine learning algorithms. The product is designed to help doctors communicate the ischemic changes in a patient's brain, and determine if a patient needs a...
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Drug Combo May Help Lower Danger After Mini-Stroke

May 17, 2018 , WebMD
The American Stroke Association reports that more than one-third of U.S. adults have had a transient ischemic...
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How A Telestroke Program Saved The Life Of A 30-Year-Old Stroke Patient

May 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Chris Scholten was sitting on the couch with his wife Crystal when he felt something pop in the back of his head. His blood pressure spiked, he began throwing up and talking like a child. At age 30, he was having an unusual type of stroke. An ambulance took Mr. Scholten to Palos Community Hospital......
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Do-It-Yourself Gene-Editing Revolution Poised To Go Catastrophically Wrong

May 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The most pressing worry is that someone could use the budding technology to create a bioweapon. But experts are also concerned about the safety of so-called biohackers with altered genes that they brewed at home. In other public health news: fertility advances, LGBTQ teens, immunotherapy, PTSD, strokes, and more....
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Eliquis vs. Coumadin (Blood Thinners)

May 15, 2018 , RxList
Eliquis (apixaban) and Coumadin (warfarin) are anticoagulants (blood thinners) used to reduce blood clotting and reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation....
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What You Need to Know About Strokes

May 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: What You Need to Know About StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Plavix vs. Xarelto

May 15, 2018 , RxList
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are anticoagulants (blood thinners) that inhibit aspects of blood clotting and are used to treat patients with acute coronary syndrome, heart attack (myocardial infarction), peripheral vascular disease, and ischemic strokes....
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