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Article ID: 702632

Managing High Blood Pressure in Diabetics May Prevent Life-Threatening Organ Damage

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

For diabetics, managing high blood pressure may help to prevent life-threatening organ damage according to a Rutgers study. The study findings suggests that extremely high blood pressure, not just diabetes, is responsible for severe organ damage due to hypertensive emergencies in African-Americans with diabetes.

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Article ID: 701753

IgG Antiphospholipid Antibodies Commonly Overlooked Finding in Heart Attack Patients

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

According to new research findings presented this week at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, IgG antiphospholipid antibody positivity and myocardial infarction (MI) – also known as a heart attack – are strongly and independently associated, suggesting it may be an important, often-overlooked risk factor for heart attack in the general population.

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 702495

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Better Cardiorespiratory Fitness Correlates to a Longer Life

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to longer life, with no limit to the benefit of aerobic fitness. Researchers retrospectively studied 122,007 patients who underwent exercise treadmill testing at Cleveland Clinic between Jan. 1, 1991, and Dec. 31, 2014, to measure all-cause mortality relating to the benefits of exercise and fitness. The paper was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open.

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Article ID: 702433

Tailor-Made Fish Help Explain Genetic Conditions in Children

Seattle Children's Hospital

At Seattle Children's Research Institute, scientists are genetically-engineering zebrafish to harbor human DNA mutations known to contribute congenital conditions in children.

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18-Oct-2018 12:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702304

Surgery Technique Reduces Strokes in Atherosclerosis Patients

Cedars-Sinai

A surgical technique called EDAS (encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis) significantly decreases the rate of stroke recurrence and death for patients with severe atherosclerosis of the brain arteries, according to findings of a Phase IIa clinical trial to be presented Oct. 18 at the World Stroke Congress in Montreal.

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Article ID: 702103

Why Does Diabetes Cause Heart Failure?

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study reveals how, on a cellular level, diabetes can cause heart failure. The findings could lead to medications to treat and perhaps prevent heart failure in diabetes patients.

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11-Oct-2018 6:00 PM EDT

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