Saturday, February 13, 2016

Heart Health

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Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests
Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say
Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years
Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years
Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers
But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed
Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved
Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved
Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more
Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say
Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight
Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age
Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age
Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age
Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found
Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found