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2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...

2012-03-26 10:12:49

Findings by Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute team an important step forward Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have, for the first time ever, made a connection between tiny genetic molecules called microRNAs and the imminent threat of a heart attack, according to a new study. The findings are an important first step toward developing a method for predicting heart attacks in people who show no outward signs, but may be at great risk of having a...

2010-11-15 19:44:30

Increased communication between doctors and patients is key, say researchers at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City Herbal and dietary supplements are popular. People claim they make their joints feel better, their bones stronger, and their hearts healthier. But a recent study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City shows that many of these people may not realize their favorite supplement, mixed with prescription...

2010-03-15 15:59:22

Preventing and treating heart disease in some patients could be as simple as supplementing their diet with extra vitamin D, according to two new studies Preventing and treating heart disease in some patients could be as simple as supplementing their diet with extra vitamin D, according to two new studies at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah. Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute last fall demonstrated the link between vitamin D...


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