Gregg Fonarow

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Name: Gregg Fonarow
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014, 4:00 PMMONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare pat ... [Published Philly.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds

By Amy NortonHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new study confirms.Experts said the ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aspirin may offer an alternative for people who've had blood clots in the deep veins of the legs and can't tolerate long-term use of blood thinners, according to Australian researchers.The condition, called deep ... [Published Health Finder - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.The declines noted from 1999 to 2011 ... [Published Health Finder - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Some jobs harder on the heart than others, report finds

Stress at work may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, particularly if you work in the service industry or have a blue-collar job, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.But being unemployed might be just as unhealthy, they added."Workplace factors ... [Published ISHN - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Minorities With Failing Hearts May Want To Consider Implantable Devices

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , killing about 600,000 people each year. Virtually all ethnic groups develop the disease more than whites, although African-Americans ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others

Stress at work may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, particularly if you work in the service industry or have a blue-collar job, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.But being unemployed might be just as unhealthy, they added."Workplace factors ... [Published EverydayHealth.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds

(HealthDay News) -- Stress at work may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, particularly if you work in the service industry or have a blue-collar job, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.But being unemployed might be just as unhealthy, they ... [Published Health Finder - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have dementia and heart rhythm irregularities are more likely to get a pacemaker than people without dementia, new research has found.In fact, the study of more than ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

By Steven ReinbergTUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

(HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization bills that are three times the cost of ... [Published Health Finder - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

By Dennis ThompsonMONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports.Heart attack ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]

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"this important new study documents a substantial improvement in outcomes for medicare patients hospitalized with heart attack, heart failure and stroke" said Fonarow, who is also a professor of cardiology at the University of California Los Angeles
"doctors are left not knowing whether the therapy will be equally efficacious and safe for older patients with more [co-existing] conditions" said Fonarow, who is also a professor of cardiology at the University of California Los Angeles
"The treatment effect of aspirin is substantially smaller than what has been demonstrated with warfarin or the new oral blood thinners," he said. "in clinical trials with these drugs, an 80 to 90 percent reduction in clots has been demonstrated" Fonarow said

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Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations... [Published Philly.com - Aug 27 2014]
Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 26 2014]
Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin f... [Published Health Finder - Aug 26 2014]
Some jobs harder on the heart than others, repo... [Published ISHN - Aug 19 2014]
Minorities With Failing Hearts May Want To Cons... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 19 2014]
Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations... [Published Health Finder - Aug 18 2014]
Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others [Published EverydayHealth.com - Aug 06 2014]
Blue-Collar Jobs Can Be Hard On The Heart: Study [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 06 2014]
Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Repo... [Published Health Finder - Jul 31 2014]
Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and I... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 28 2014]
Sudden cardiac arrest: Bang your dead [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg C... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg C... [Published Health Finder - Jul 22 2014]
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S... [Published Health Finder - Jul 21 2014]
Who Should and Who Shouldn’t Take Daily Aspirin [Published TIME.com - May 08 2014]
Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care [Published WebMD - Apr 23 2014]
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