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Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: Study

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Micardis vs. Diovan

Nov 15, 2018 , RxList
Diovan (valsartan) and Micardis (telmisartan) are angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) used to control high blood pressure (hypertension), and to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or death from heart problems in people risk factors for serious heart...
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Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent Americans

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Key Takeaways From Three Landmark Heart Studies

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Today, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the research group led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, professor of Medicine and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute, presented three critical research studies aimed at better understanding sudden cardiac arrest. "These research studies......
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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks With The Near Accuracy Of A Standard ECG

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives. The international study, led by researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, fou......
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Too Much Of A Good Thing? New Study Shows Overtreating Patients For Hypothyroidism Could Raise Their Risk Of Stroke

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. The findings were presented by researche......
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Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than those who are obese and don't regularly exercise, a new study...
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Enjoying The Holiday Season Heartburn Free

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
High-calorie meals, decadent treats and festive drinks tempt people from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, inviting the fiery sensation of heartburn and the bitter taste of reflux as unwelcome guests to the holiday festivities. Approximately 20% of Americans have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD......
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Bacterial Pneumonia Far More Dangerous To The Heart Than Viral Pneumonia, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City. In the study of nearly 5,000 patients, researchers......
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Janssen gets FDA green light for new Invokana indication

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Janssen's oral diabetes treatment is the first oral diabetes treatment to have an indication to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, the company said. Read More...
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Cancer Is On Cusp Of Overtaking Heart Disease As America’s No. 1 Killer

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Scientists are warning that Americans should undergo all recommended cancer screenings and adopt lifestyle prevention practices, such as healthy diet and exercise, which are beneficial in lowering both cancer and heart disease mortality. In other public health news: fecal transplants, a rare polio-like illness, concussions, microbes, contraception, and conversion...
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Patients With Common Heart Failure More Likely To Have Lethal Heart Rhythms

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai discovered that a non-treatable form of lethal heart rhythm responsible for sudden cardiac arrest is twice as likely to be found in patients with the most common form of heart failure—heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), com......
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Coronary calcium screening better predicts heart disease risk, research finds

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Last year, President Donald Trump's doctors screened him for heart disease using a test unfamiliar to many Americans. Now, research shows that that test, either alone or combined with other evaluation methods, is better at predicting whether a symptomatic patient required heart surgery than the standard evaluation....
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Call On Doctors To Tailor Treatments To Manage Risk For Each Individual Patient

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The guidelines also recommend the use of two new kinds of drugs for those at the greatest danger of heart...
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Flu Season: How Can We Stop The NHS Catching A Cold?

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
With the NHS facing another crisis as flu season approaches this winter, Dr Ben Maruthappu explores how funding and technology are at the heart of...
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Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

Nov 13, 2018 , WebMD
And new study finds no reason to get routine vitamin D tests, researchers...
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As Amarin stock drops, CEO says investors should 'understand our data better'

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amarin CEO is defending results from a major clinical trial of its Vascepa heart drug after researchers raise questions about early results that sent stocks up in...
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