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16 min ago | Newswise

Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Health, Yeshiva University

4 hrs ago | The Tribune-Democrat

Tax deduction for a gym membership?

April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill.


Related Topix: Tax, Health

8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Young heart patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital to tell their views on vital services

Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them.


Related Topix: Health, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Kidney Cancer,

11 hrs ago | Circulation

Percutaneous Hemodynamic Support During Scar-Ventricular Tachycardia...

Correspondence to Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, Helmsley Electrophysiology Center, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1030, New York, NY 10029.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Scientist

Popping a polypill makes treating heart disease easier

Taking all your heart drugs in one combined pill appears to work as well as taking them individually.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Food Industry

UK salt reduction effort has lowered blood pressure and saved lives

Government and industry efforts to slash the level of salt in UK foods has led to a fall in population blood pressure and plummeting rates of heart attack and stroke deaths, according to new data.


Related Topix: Health, Preventive Medicine, Medicine


FTO Genotype, Physical Activity, and Coronary Heart Disease Risk in...

From the Occupational and Environmental Medicine , Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine , and Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden ; Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Sweden, World News,


Calcium score predicts future heart disease among adults with little or no risk factors

With growing evidence that a measurement of the buildup of calcium in coronary arteries can predict heart disease risk, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute researchers found that the process of "calcium scoring" was also accurate in predicting the chances of dying of heart disease among adults with little or no known risk of heart disease.


Related Topix: Health


FDA Approves GlaxoSmithKline's Tanzeum To Treat Type 2 Diabetes

FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes April 15, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tanzeum subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration


7 Bad Habits that Could Make You Healthier

Is chocolate your weakness? Do you like to sleep in? Don't beat yourself too much over it.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nerve News

Modest exercise strengthens immunity in kidney patients

Small amount of regular exercise induces a systemic anti-inflammatory environment in the body and enhances immunity of kidney disease patients, a study finds.


Related Topix: Health

Medical Daily

Stroke And Heart Disease Risk Reduced By 40% With Lower Salt Diets

Salt lovers salivate on any contrarian health news defending the modern Western diet high in sodium, like global warming denialists hoping for the best.


Related Topix: Health, Global Warming, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Hypertension, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Bellingham Herald

Free talk on heart disease Thursday in Bellingham

A free public talk on "Cardiovascular Disease - Signs, Risks and Prevention" will be presented from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Adult Day Health Center at 809 E. Chestnut St. Daniel D'Amour, manager of PeaceHealth St. Joseph's cardiac and stroke program, will explain the signs of heart attack and stroke, and strategies to reduce ... (more)


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Health, Medicine, PeaceHealth, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

PhysOrg Weblog

Lower salt intake likely to have had key role in plummeting...

The 15% fall in dietary salt intake over the past decade in England is likely to have had a key role in the 40% drop in deaths from heart disease and stroke over the same period, concludes research published in the online journal BMJ Open .


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

Heart problems linked to sexually transmitted diseases

The term " heart disease " refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type in the United States is coronary artery disease, which can cause heart attack , angina, heart failure, and arrhythmias.


Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Heart Attack, Heart Failure

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Darien News-Review

Nutrition Solutions / Lisa Corrado

Ginger and turmeric are not only delicious, they're caped crusaders disguised as spices.


Related Topix: Supplement, Ginger, Turmeric

Sat Apr 12, 2014

News 4 Jax

Cancer treatment can be toxic to the heart

Fit and strong are two words to describe Derek Fitzgerald, but his life is just getting back on track after doctors found a grapefruit-sized tumor in his stomach ten years ago and diagnosed him with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Lymphoma, Kidney Cancer

South China Morning Post

Peaches Geldof's death may amplify concerns about modern dieting fads

When it comes to healthy eating, its best to look to the experts, not celebrities such as extreme dieter Peaches Geldof If only you and I were dogs or rabbits - how much easier this column might be to write.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition

Asbury Park Press

Habits to help you look good and feel terrific

You can help reduce the effects of aging by following this simple advice: take care of yourself.


Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lansing State Journal

New study questions long-standing ideas on heart health

My doc was pleased that my blood tests had improved. "Cholesterol's down," he reassured me.


Related Topix: Dieting, Life, Food, Health