Gregg Fonarow

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Name: Gregg Fonarow
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Study Looks at Whether Stroke Patients Get Stroke Medicine Quickly

Minutes count when suffering a stroke.A new study rates an initiative designed to improve treatment times for stroke patients.A clot dissolving medication, when given within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital, can help restore blood flow to the brain ... [Published KEYC Television - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Heart Failure Lessons From ACC 2014

The Treatment of Heart Failure, Then and NowHello. I am Dr. Ileana Piña, Associate Chief of Cardiology at Montefiore Einstein Vascular and Cardiac Center in the Bronx, New York.I am in Washington, DC, where the weather hasn't been great but the meeting ... [Published Theheart.org - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Taking NSAIDs with blood thinners ups bleeding risk

People taking Read: One-quarter of these major bleeds happen within eight days of taking an NSAID, Davidson said. "It's not like you have to be taking them for weeks or months. Some bleeds happen with a single dose," he said.Anticoagulant therapyIt's ... [Published Health24 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prescription Pain Pills Linked To Irregular Heartbeat

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs [NSAIDs] have been linked to a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to research conducted at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam. The study, published in BMJ Open, found that the risk for atrial ... [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk

(HealthDay News) -- A new study links heart disease with increased odds of developing dementia.Researchers found that artery stiffness -- a condition called atherosclerosis -- is associated with the buildup of beta-amyloid plaque in the brain, a hallmark ... [Published MedicineNet.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds

(HealthDay News) -- Two studies find that an experimental cholesterol-lowering drug is effective when combined with statins and beats another add-on drug when it comes to helping hard-to-treat patients.The drug, evolocumab, is an injectable antibody that ... [Published Health Finder - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

How exercise affects men and women differently

(HealthDay News) -- The formula doctors use to evaluate treadmill stress tests, and thereby assess heart health, doesn't account for important differences between men and women, a new study contends.A revised formula would better determine peak exercise ... [Published Philly.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Shorter stroke treatment delays tied to more healthy days

Andrew M. SeamanReuters NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Shaving even a minute off the time between the onset of a stroke and initial treatment may add to the amount of "healthy" days people have afterward, suggests a new study.Researchers found that stroke ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Mar 19 2014]

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Study Looks at Whether Stroke Patients Get Stro... [Published KEYC Television - 13 hours ago]
Heart Failure Lessons From ACC 2014 [Published Theheart.org - Apr 16 2014]
Taking NSAIDs with blood thinners ups bleeding ... [Published Health24 - Apr 15 2014]
Blood Thinners, Painkillers Can Be Dangerous Co... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 14 2014]
Prescription Pain Pills Linked To Irregular Hea... [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzh... [Published MedicineNet.com - Mar 31 2014]
New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins... [Published Health Finder - Mar 30 2014]
How exercise affects men and women differently [Published Philly.com - Mar 27 2014]
Shorter stroke treatment delays tied to more he... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Mar 19 2014]
Self-monitoring blood pressure appears to impro... [Published Marshfield News Herald - Aug 26 2013]
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