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Newswise: High-Protein Diets Boost Artery-Clogging Plaque, Mouse Study Shows

High-Protein Diets Boost Artery-Clogging Plaque, Mouse Study Shows

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals how high-protein diets increase atherosclerosis, especially unstable plaque that increases the risk of a heart attack.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Obesity, Weight Loss, Nature (journal), All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 1:40 PM EST
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NYU Langone Performs First U.S. Heart Transplant Using Novel Organ Revitalization Technique

NYU Langone Health

The NYU Langone Transplant Institute performs innovative heart transplant surgery that will increase organ availability for heart transplants.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Surgery, Transplantation, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Medical Minute: Trying to quit smoking? Don’t go it alone.

Medical Minute: Trying to quit smoking? Don’t go it alone.

Penn State Health

We live in an era of self-empowerment. But when it comes to quitting smoking, going it alone isn’t the best approach. Read on for effective strategies from Penn State Health experts.

Channels: Addiction, Behavioral Science, Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Public Health, Smoking,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST
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Spikes in Blood Pressure Among Young Adults Spell Trouble in Mid-Age

Duke Health

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, a new analysis led by Duke Health researchers shows. The finding, publishing Jan. 22 in JAMA Cardiology, suggests that the current practice of averaging blood pressure readings to determine whether medications are necessary could be masking a potential early warning sign from the fluctuations themselves.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Public Health, Aging, JAMA, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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New study debunks notion that salt consumption contributes to weight loss

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that reducing sodium intake in adults with elevated blood pressure or hypertension decreased thirst, urine volume and blood pressure, but did not affect metabolic energy needs. These results support the traditional notion that decreasing sodium intake is critical to managing hypertension – disputing recent studies.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Health Food, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Public Health, Weight Loss, All Journal News,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 10:35 AM EST
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Newswise: Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute. The unit opened today will serve cardiac surgery patients, while the first 36-bed unit, which opened in November, serves structural heart disease patients who have complex disorders and diseases of the heart.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Surgery, Local - New Jersey,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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