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Lifestyle impacts likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Metabolic Syndrome, Pediatric Cancer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CiteULike

Improving diagnosis and treatment of women with angina pectoris and...

The iPOWER study aims at determining whether routine assessment of coronary microvascular dysfunction in women with angina and no obstructive coronary artery disease is feasible and identifies women at risk.

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CiteULike

Effect of Risk Factors on the Mechanism of Acute Thrombosis and Sudden Coronary Death in Women

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Medical News Today

Dyes used to paint new picture of disease

By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer , arthritis , heart disease and even lung disease.

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Related Topix: George Mason University, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News Today

Could a high-fat diet lead to reduced sense of smell?

It is common knowledge that obesity increases the risk of numerous health problems, including heart disease and diabetes.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Florida State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, Nutrition

Medical News Today

New insight into alternative treatment options for postmenopausal...

It's no wonder that breast cancer ranks highest among women's health concerns. Over 235,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States, with almost 40,000 deaths attributable to the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Women's Health, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newswise

Symposium Focuses on Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

Newswise - July 25, 2014 - There's a "critical need" for research and innovative new strategies to address health disparities and to improve health outcomes across all groups of people with cardiovascular disease, according to a special symposium feature in the August issue of The American Journal of Medical Sciences , official journal of the ... (more)

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PhysOrg Weblog

Ascertaining low-dose radiation impact on the heart

We are all exposed to radiations. Such exposure can be harmless at very low doses but damage our health above certain thresholds.

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Related Topix: Health, Cancer

Psychology Today

ADHD Drugs (Stimulants) and Heart Disease in Kids

A new study finds that children without predisposing risk factors for heart disease were at increased risk for heart problems after taking typical stimulants prescribed for ADHD .

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Heart Failure, Pharmacology

Daily Herald

Get your cholesterol checked at screenings in Crystal Lake

McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake.

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Related Topix: Crystal Lake, IL, McHenry County, IL, Fasting

Aidsmap

Weight gain on ART may raise risk of heart disease and diabetes

People with HIV in the normal weight range who gain a substantial amount of weight shortly after starting antiretroviral therapy may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to findings from the D:A:D study presented this week at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, D-a-D, Pop/Rock

PhysOrg Weblog

Heart attack patients could be treated more quickly

Clinical judgement, combined with an electrocardiogram and blood test on arrival, is effective in reducing unnecessary hospital admissions for chest pain, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?

In the current issue of The New Yorker , Elizabeth Kolbert describes her family's brief and not entirely successful experiment with the Paleolithic diet.

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Related Topix: Depression, New York, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Fight belly fat with these 3 fast tips

Belly fat seems to be top of mind for many people these days and with good reason.

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EurActiv.com

High cholesterol causes breast cancer, study shows

Heart disease was a known factor in developing breast cancer, but now it has become clear that cholesterol also plays its part.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Barriers preventing post-stroke care

For stroke victims, rehabilitation is crucial to their recovery. But a Flinders University study conducted in Singapore found that rehabilitation rates following discharge from hospital are poor because of gaps in the continuum of stroke care.

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DNA India

Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav admitted to AIIMS

Samajwadi Party's national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, who is the brother of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences .

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Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine, Health

Medical News

George Mason University researchers use dyes to paint new picture of diseases

By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer , arthritis , heart disease and even lung disease.

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Related Topix: George Mason University, Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Device for Delivery of...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The human heart is a hollow muscular organ, responsible for pumping a large volume of blood around the human body every day.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Health

Examiner.com

Sudden cardiac arrest: Bang your dead

Sudden cardiac arrest happens when all of a sudden your heart stops beating, your blood no longer circulates to the brain and other organs, you stop breathing, you have no pulse, and it happens so suddenly you were caught without time to do anything about it.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

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