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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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Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation
Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests
People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests
People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack
People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack
Previous research into benefits hadn't included large numbers of minorities
Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say
Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure
The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds
Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up
Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble
Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests
Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest
People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds
Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect
Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds
High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports