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2014-05-02 10:23:15

Johns Hopkins research finds subclinical disease in half of those studied, but specialized imaging needed to detect it Traditional first-line checks of such heart disease risk factors as cholesterol, blood pressure and smoking habits aren’t nearly good enough to identify cardiovascular disease in otherwise healthy, young firefighters, according to results of a small Johns Hopkins study. Previous studies have found that cardiovascular disease accounts for 45 percent of deaths of...

2014-05-01 08:37:16

Charitable Campaign Urges Women to Help Prepare for a Heart Attack by Including Bayer® Aspirin in Their Handbags WHIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the U.S., nearly 300,000 women have heart attacks,(i) yet most women's handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55%) or bad hair day (36%) than a heart attack (17%).(ii) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announce...

Stem Cell Therapy Regenerates Heart Muscle After Heart Attacks: Animal Trials
2014-05-01 07:02:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a heart attack occurs, the oxygen-rich blood that normally flows through is interrupted by the blockage in an artery. The longer that blood flow is restricted or cut off, the more tissue and muscle in the area dies or is scarred. The eventual result can be heart failure, especially if one heart attack is followed by another. In 2013, Harvard Health Publications released a report taking a look at the state of stem cell research...

Heart Attack Survivors Can Benefit From A Diet High In Fiber
2014-04-30 10:37:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Suffering a heart attack can be a life-changing and life-altering event, with patients often taking steps to prevent another such attack. A new study in the British Medical Journal has found that individuals who experience a heart attack have a better possibility of living for a longer time if they raise their dietary consumption of fiber - and consuming lots of cereal fiber is particularly advantageous. The study discovered those...

2014-04-28 23:12:12

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new AndroGel drug lawsuit website, http://www.androgellawsuitlawyer.com, as a comprehensive resource for patients who have or are currently taking AndroGel testosterone replacement therapy. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new AndroGel drug lawsuit website, http://www.androgellawsuitlawyer.com, as a comprehensive resource for patients who have or are currently taking AndroGel testosterone replacement...

2014-04-18 23:07:51

The debate over the extent to which testosterone supplements may contribute to heart attack has medical experts weighing in with contradictory opinions on the issue. To understand the opposing views, and the background for recent testosterone lawsuits, LawyersandSettlments.com spoke with two of the leading voices in the debate—Dr. Abraham Morgantaler, Director of Men’s Health Boston, and Dr. Michael Carome, Public Citizen’s Director of the Health Research Group Boston, MA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-15 23:01:01

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is investigating the potential cardiovascular risks of testosterone therapies, according to a report in MedPage Today. In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also began investigating these products; both agencies launched their reviews due to two studies linking testosterone drugs to a higher risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular issues. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated...

2014-04-14 23:12:02

National network of attorneys now offering no-cost consultations in connection with FDA's announcement that safety of testosterone treatments is under review. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers who may be considering legal action over concerns about heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatments as detailed in a recent Food...

2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-04-01 15:15:55

To improve recovery for heart attack patients, hospitals should maintain normal day and night cycles for those patients during the first few days after the attack, say University of Guelph researchers. Their new study shows for the first time that interrupting diurnal rhythms impairs healing immediately after a heart attack, said Prof. Tami Martino of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Researchers already knew that circadian rhythms, or day-night cycles, can affect timing of a heart...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.