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Stressed Women At Risk After HEart Attack
2013-11-20 14:06:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Younger women who are hospitalized after a heart attack have a much higher rate of complications and mortality than men of the same age. A new study from Emory University may shed some light on that discrepancy as researchers have found that women under 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to have restricted blood flow to the heart, also called myocardial ischemia, during times of psychological stress. The study is being...

2013-11-19 23:25:59

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com) announces new blog, “Can I Still Buy A Life Insurance Policy If I Had A Heart Attack?” (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog explaining how to get life insurance after a heart attack. People who have a history of heart attacks can still find affordable life insurance from various agencies. Heart problems makes life insurance a lot more expensive, but patients can still be...

2013-11-19 13:08:33

Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute have discovered a new way to dramatically improve heart repair. The future goal is to use this knowledge to combat human cardiovascular disease by improving repair after a heart attack. The research has just been published in the scientific journal Development. Professor James Martin led the team who uncovered the signaling pathway, called the Hippo pathway, that normally blocks heart repair in adult mice...

2013-11-19 12:47:49

VISTA-16 trial was halted for futility and possible harm in 2012 Patients with acute coronary syndrome who were treated with the experimental drug varespladib were more likely to experience additional cardiovascular events – including sudden death, heart attack and stroke – than those treated with placebo, according to research from the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research (C5Research). The results of the VISTA-16 (Vascular Inflammation Suppression to Treat...

2013-11-19 12:17:25

Stephen J. Nicholls, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia, and colleagues determined the effects of varespladib, a drug that inhibits the enzyme secretory phospholipase A2 on cardiovascular risk in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS; such as heart attack or unstable angina). Despite contemporary therapies, patients with ACS face a substantial risk of early, recurrent adverse cardiovascular...

2013-11-18 20:38:54

Findings follow previous study showing that commonly used equation underestimates heart disease danger for many at high risk Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a more accurate way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called "bad" form of blood fat that can lead to hardening of the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. If confirmed and adopted by medical laboratories that routinely calculate blood cholesterol for patients, the researchers...

CPR After Cardiac Arrest Should Go On For An Average Of 38 Minutes
2013-11-17 05:26:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sustaining CPR for at least 38 minutes can improve a person’s chances of surviving a heart attack and increase the odds that a cardiac arrest survivor will have regular brain function, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas. “Cardiac arrest occurs when electrical impulses in the heart become rapid or chaotic, causing it to suddenly stop...

2013-11-12 23:24:00

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the heart health benefits of getting the influenza shot. Toronto (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the heart health benefits of getting the influenza shot. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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