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Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

Washington University in St. Louis

In critically ill patients who require a heart pump to support blood circulation as part of stent procedures, specific heart pumps have been associated with serious complications, according to a new study led by cardiologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Patient Safety, Surgery, Medical Meetings,

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18-Nov-2019 12:15 PM EST
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People in Counties with Worse Economies Post-Recession Are More Likely to Die from Heart Disease

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Communities in the United States that experienced the most economic distress in the wake of the Great Recession saw a significant increase in death rates from heart disease and strokes among middle-aged people, according to a new multi-institution study led by researchers at Penn Medicine.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Economics, Heart Disease, Medical Meetings,

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18-Nov-2019 3:05 AM EST
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Newswise: 15-Year Study Finds Treatment Gaps Exist for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease; More Consistent Use of Life-Saving Medications Recommended
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Newswise: Researchers Discover New Mutations in Gene Associated with Disease That Causes Weakening of the Heart
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Researchers Discover New Mutations in Gene Associated with Disease That Causes Weakening of the Heart

Intermountain Healthcare

Researchers from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified new mutations in a gene commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making it more difficult to adequately circulate blood to meet the body’s needs.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Genetics, Heart Disease, Medical Meetings,

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14-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’
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Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Experts from 80 medical centers in the U.S., Canada and Norway will convene Nov. 15–17 in Baltimore, Maryland, to share best practices and performance improvement initiatives designed to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures and improve the overall value of health care.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Medical Meetings,

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14-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients
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Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have found that cardiac catheterization patients who practiced regular intermittent fasting lived longer than patients who don’t.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Food Science, Health Food, Healthcare, Nutrition, Public Health, Medical Meetings,

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12-Nov-2019 9:40 AM EST
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Middle-Aged Americans & Dementia Risk: Lots of Worry, Not Enough Proven Prevention

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Nearly half of Americans in their 50s and early 60s think they’re likely to develop dementia as they grow older, but only 5% of them have actually talked with a doctor about what they could do to reduce their risk, a new study finds. Meanwhile, a third or more say they’re trying to stave off dementia by taking supplements or doing crossword puzzles – despite the lack of proof that such tactics work.

Channels: Aging, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Neuro, Seniors, Staff Picks, JAMA, All Journal News, Medical Meetings,

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13-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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