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Turkey's whirling dervish guide to coping with pain and a broken heart

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Images of Turkey are exotically beautiful to many people: Vibrant poppy fields, multispired mosques and of course the mystical whirling dervishes. Though the twirling figures in white appear mysterious, the origin of the dervish ceremony lies in an experience familiar to most of us: love and loss....
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Vasotec vs. Prinivil, Zestril, Qbrelis

May 18, 2019 , RxList
Vasotec (enalapril maleate) and Prinivil, Qbrelis, and Zestril (lisinopril) are ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack....
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Feeling Healthy: A Good Start, But Not Always A Good Indicator Of Heart Disease Risk

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most people feel they have a general idea of how healthy they are based on their diet and exercise regimen and how often they get sick. But a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers adds to evidence that how healthy people think they are isn’t always an accurate indicator of their risk for c......
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A New Way To Wind The Development Clock Of Cardiac Muscle Cells

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
These days, scientists can collect a few skin or blood cells, wipe out their identities, and reprogram them to become virtually any other kind of cell in the human body, from neurons to heart cells. The journey from skin cell to another type of functional cell involves converting them into induced ......
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Study Finds That Sudden Death In Middle School Age Student Athletes Most Common While Playing Basketball

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The majority of sudden death in American youth sports (ages 6-17) from 2007-2015 were cardiac-related (heart) and occurred during practice within organized middle school sports according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Journal of Athletic ......
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Light-activated bio-glue that moves with a beating heart can repair life-threatening wounds in pigs

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Uncontrolled bleeding during surgery can cause death. What if, instead of slow surgical stitching, you could rapidly glue a wound together?...
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Pediatric Hospice Can Be A Godsend For Heartbroken Parents. But The Facilities Often Struggle To Stay Afloat.

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
By some estimates, around half a million children have serious medical conditions that are expected to shorten their lives. For too many of them, death will most likely happen amid the fluorescence and thrumming machinery of an intensive-care unit. For the lucky families, there's pediatric hospice care. In other public health news: the mysterious illness in diplomats, liver transplants, snakebites, exercise for transgender people, tuberculosis, and more....
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Alphabet is funding a new way to reduce heart disease, the leading cause of death in the US

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Alphabet's GV and Verily are getting behind an ambitious biotech venture that aims to develop a new treatment for cardiovascular...
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AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Hurricane Maria Devastated ‘Monkey Island.’ Can The Surviving Primates Help Teach Us About Trauma?

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Like humans, the rhesus macaques that live on Puerto Rico's "Monkey Island" possess advanced problem-solving skills and opposable thumbs and have been known to use tools, and they have complex emotional and social lives. As scientists wonder how something like Hurricane Maria impacts a community longterm, some turn to the monkeys to help better understand. In other public health news: the HIV epidemic, cancer, doctors and TV shows, scientific labs, heart health, and...
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Glucosamine Joint Pain Supplement Could Help the Heart

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Glucosamine Joint Pain Supplement Could Help the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Low-Dose Aspirin's Risks Outweigh Benefits

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers said the findings support a recent change to guidelines on low-dose aspirin: The blood thinner should now be reserved for people at high risk of heart attack or...
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Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save Lives

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save LivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Sleep apnea tied to heart problems after surgery

May 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People having surgery may be more likely to experience cardiovascular problems afterward when they have a common nighttime breathing disorder known as sleep apnea, a study suggests....
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Vasotec vs. Altace

May 14, 2019 , RxList
Vasotec (enalapril maleate) and Altace (ramipril) are ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack....
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Vasotec vs. Entresto

May 14, 2019 , RxList
Vasotec (enalapril maleate) and Entresto (sacubitril and valsartan) are used to treat heart failure....
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Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say....
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Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to the point where it outweighs any potential benefit, a research review suggests....
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Low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull, new report says

May 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report....
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Southeastern Grocers makes American Heart Association donation

May 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Southeastern Grocers donated nearly $285,000 to the American Heart Association’s “Life Is Why We Give” campaign, which supports funding critical research, education and prevention programs for heart disease and stroke. Read More...
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