Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Heart Health

Know Your Heart?
True or False: People who do not get enough sleep are more than twice as likely as others to die of heart disease.
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238 hospitals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are compared based on their performance with heart attacks and heart failures.
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Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods
Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds
High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids
Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation
Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study
New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain
But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics
Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found
Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications
Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened
Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged
Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found
New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say
California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications
Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress
Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress
Qatar researchers found ambulance-to-angioplasty times cut dramatically with trans-satellite device
Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on
Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say