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Inactivity, Excess Weight Linked to Hard-to-Treat Heart Failures

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Lack of exercise and excessive weight are strongly associated with a type of heart failure that has a particularly poor prognosis, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers determined in an analysis of data from three large studies.

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD), Heart Attack, Daylight Saving Time, Daylight Savings Time

Expert Available to Talk About Heart Attacks Associated with Spring Daylight Saving Time.

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Heart Disease, Women and Heart Attacks , Women And Heart Disease, stress and heart attack, stress and heart disease, Mindfulness

CRF's Next Mini-Med School for Women Will Focus on Stress and Heart Disease

CRF’s next Mini-Med School for Women will cover the role stress plays in heart disease, and ways to manage stress for optimal health. The seminar is part of the CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative which aims to reduce gender disparity in cardiovascular care through research and education. These Mini-Med School seminars feature leading experts who give New York area women the tools to take better care of themselves and their loved ones.

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Organ On A Chip, heart on a chip, alternatives to animal testing, Cardiac Disease, Heart Failure

Organ-on-a-Chip Mimics Heart’s Biomechanical Properties

Scientists at Vanderbilt University have created a three-dimensional organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart’s amazing biomechanical properties in order to study cardiac disease, determine the effects that different drugs have on the heart and screen for new drugs to treat heart ailments.

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Northwestern University, Heart, Heart Health

Northwestern Student Designs Heart Health Workshop for College-Aged Women

A Northwestern University undergraduate student has developed a workshop to show young women why heart disease isn’t only a problem for older men. The free workshop will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Wildcat Room (room 101) in Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive in Evanston. It is open to the public.

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Aronowski Receives Prestigious International Stroke Science Award in Research

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The 2017 Thomas Willis Award for significant translational contributions to clinical stroke research from the American Heart Association has been awarded to Jaroslaw Aronowski, Ph.D., professor, vice-chair and the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Pregnancy, Children, Psychology, Neuroscience, Brain Science, Neurology

Researchers Reverse High Blood Pressure in Offspring of Hypertensive Rats

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University of Iowa researchers have demonstrated how harmful health complications passed from mother rats to their offspring can be reversed. The tests may point the way toward preventing the transfer of certain health conditions from human mothers to their children.

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Heart Valve Disease, Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, Alliance for Aging Research, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, #ValveDiseaseDay, National Health Observances Calendar (NHO)

First-Ever Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Puts Condition in National Spotlight

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The first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day is being celebrated throughout the country, as organizations, advocates, and individuals join together to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) and improve detection and treatment access.

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coronary angioplasty, PCI, Health Care Costs

Study Reveals Ways to Improve Outcomes, Reduce Costs for Common Heart Procedure

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Hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more of these procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they take steps to discharge such patients on the same day, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Researchers Implicate Suspect in Heart Disease Linked to Diabetes

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Scientists have struggled to trace the specific biology behind diabetes-associated heart disease risk or find ways to intervene. Now, UNC researchers have hunted down a possible culprit – a protein called IRS-1, which is crucial for the smooth muscle cells that make up veins and arteries.







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