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2013-12-06 16:23:22

Sansum Clinic to Enroll Patients in ABSORB III Trial Studying "Disappearing" Heart Device SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Sansum Clinic are currently enrolling patients in the ABSORB III clinical trial. ABSORB III is the first U.S. clinical trial to evaluate the potential benefits of the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in comparison to a medicated metallic heart stent, also called a drug eluting stent, in patients with...

2013-12-05 23:22:48

Depression is common in people with heart disease. It puts them at higher risk of death-yet it's often unrecognized. People with heart disease should be aware of depression warning signs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Heart disease triples a person's risk of depression. At the same time, people who have from depression are at greatly increased risk of heart disease. Untreated depression makes it more likely that a person will die of heart disease, yet it's often...

2013-12-03 23:32:33

CDI Miami announces thallium stress tests, a way to test for coronary artery disease. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 One of the most effective considerations of preventative care in both men and women is in diagnostic imaging—that is, nuclear, x-ray, ultrasound, or magnetic imaging scans, to screen for possible malign growths or other serious conditions that, if caught early, can be stopped or greatly reduced in severity. Heart disease, the #1 killer of Americans, can be diagnosed...

2013-12-03 11:04:12

New ACP guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for treating anemia in patients with heart disease Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions should be restricted to those individuals with severe anemia in patients with heart disease, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in a new clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. ACP also recommends against using erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with...

2013-12-02 23:24:41

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Heart Disease: the number one cause of death in diabetics reveals that heart disease is a much more serious condition for people with diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 More than 25 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. A shocking 80 % of these diabetics will be influenced by, and most likely die from, the outcome of various forms of heart disease; left untreated, many will die as a result of cardiac arrest or...

2013-12-01 23:03:40

The new “14 ways to prevent heart disease” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers useful tips that help people reduce the risk of heart disease naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 The new “14 ways to prevent heart disease” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people helpful tips on how to prevent heart attacks and strokes effectively. This article is suitable for those who want to strengthen their heart and cardiovascular system fast....

2013-11-27 08:25:18

MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans sit down to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, they often wish their family and friends good health and a long life. Good news! With nuts like almonds on the table, these sentiments are more than just a traditional toast. Significant research published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine provides a helpful illustration of factors that may contribute to a healthier, longer life - and it includes nuts like almonds.[1] It...

2013-11-25 23:25:25

Diet Doc’s prescription hormone diet plans generate safe and fast weight loss, melting away dangerous excess fat known to lead to sleep apnea, an often misdiagnosed condition in women which is now associated with increased risk of heart disease. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 New research, led by UCLA School of Nursing and reported by Medical News Today, reveals that the autonomic responses in the body which typically control blood pressure, heart rate, sweating and other basic...

2013-11-19 23:24:02

Dentistry Encourages Everyone to Schedule Exams and Teeth Cleanings to Help Keep a Healthy Mouth and a Healthy Heart Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Dr. Joe Dentistry of Torrance announces an effort to educate patients on the link between oral health and heart health by promoting regular dental exams and teeth cleanings following the results of a study by the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University of New York. While oral health has long been hypothesized as...

2013-11-18 13:15:52

Study Highlights: -Heart disease is the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in California and is likely true for the rest of the nation. -Specifically, an enlarged and weakened heart accounted for two-thirds of pregnancy-related deaths noted in the study. -Paying attention to heart disease risk factors during pregnancy could prevent nearly a third of pregnancy-related heart deaths. -Embargoed until 8 a.m. CT/9 a.m. ET Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 -This release is featured in an 8 a.m....