Heart Disease

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Name: Heart Disease
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Shippensburg boy to lead the 2014 Capital Region Heart and Stroke Walk

HARRISBURG — The American Heart Association has announced that Quentin Kurzawa, 2, of Shippensburg, will represent all local heart disease and stroke survivors as the Heart Hero for the 2014 Capital Region Heart and Stroke Walk, sponsored locally by ... [Published The Shippensburg News-Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Blood Pressure Treatment Benefits on Survival Persist for Years - New Findings in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

VIENNAAustralian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.The global study has found that, ... [Published Stock Nod - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Unfortunate news on obesity statistics

One of the key measurements of obesity is waist size. Numerous studies have demonstrated that “abdominal obesity” is strongly associated with an increased risk of health issues.In fact, waistlines larger than 35 inches for women and more than 40 inches ... [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Sri Lanka to establish human heart valve bank for pediatric patients

The Sri Lankan Government plans to establish a human heart valve bank at the Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital in Colombo for pediatric patients.According to the Lanka Page web site, the government says an estimated 2,500 to3,000 children are born with ... [Published Sify - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Heart Valve, Sri Lanka, Bank
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Sleep Is For The Rich

Olga Khazan explains :Though Americans across the economic spectrum are sleeping less these days, people in the lowest income quintile, and people who never finished high school, are far more likely to get less than seven hours of shut-eye per night. ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Healthy eating while traveling has hidden pitfalls

Whether traveling to a large metropolitan city or to an exotic locale, healthy foods are important to enjoying the time away from home. While fresh ingredients are more easily found, some dishes pile on the calories with hidden extras. From heavy sauces ... [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Sanofi and MyoKardia partner to develop treatments for heritable heart diseases

France-based Sanofi has partnered with US-based MyoKardia to discover and develop targeted therapeutics to treat patients with genetic heart disease.As part of the deal, both firms will develop treatments for heritable heart diseases called cardiomyopathies, ... [Published Pharmaceutical Technology - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

What Alzheimer’s disease and heart health, diabetes have in common

TORONTO – A global health report warned last year that the world is “woefully unprepared” for a rising dementia epidemic. The numbers were staggering: by 2050, about 135 million people worldwide would be living with dementia.This year in its sixth annual ... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 13 reports

MyoKardia strikes potential $200 million deal with Sanofi

MyoKardia in South San Francisco has entered a deal worth up to $200 million with the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi to discover and develop targeted therapies for genetic heart disease, the companies said Wednesday. Privately held MyoKardia hopes ... [Published Tech Chronicles - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Diet, exercise reduce diabetes, heart disease by 75%: Study

For several years, doctors have said early intervention reduces the risk of diabetes and heart diseases. Now, research has helped quantify this statement: Proper diet and exercise regime can bring down the probability of diabetes and heart disease by ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

American Waistlines Continue to Grow

(ATLANTA) -- In this era of triple bacon cheeseburgers, 48-ounce sodas and double-stuffed-crust pizzas, it shouldn't come as a surprise that American waistlines are getting bigger.According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, ... [Published KSFO-AM - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 5 reports

Long work hours may raise risk of heart disease

SEOUL: Are you a workaholic? Your habits may raise your risk of heart disease, a new study has warned. Working for more than 40 hours a week may increase one’s risk of developing coronary heart disease, or narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood ... [Published IndiaVision - Sep 17 2014]

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...and ethnicity and age play an important role in how heart disease, stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease affect us," Robertson said. "These same factors can cause prescription drugs and medical devices to work differently in women and men, minorities and older people. Yet despite this understanding, women, minorities and the elderly continue to be underrepresented in medical research studies."
Brokers can bring this idea to the table. "This high-cost case analysis is a great way for brokers to differentiate [themselves]. If they can identify these potential risks, employers will sit up and take note of that" Gallivan said
..."I tell those patients that I can do surgery to relieve the symptoms, but it's not going to relieve the back pain," Hanscom says. "And probably two-thirds of the time, that's their biggest complaint."

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4 Things People Don’t Tell You About Major Weig... [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
Losing weight and getting healthier should be a good thing…right? Well, as Rosie O’Donnell told ABC News, shedding a lot of pounds may not instantly change your life for the better. O’Donnell recently returned to hosting The View after leaving the talk ...
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Fat is often associated with bad-for-you foods that can quickly sabotage any diet. Many dieters still flock to no-fat diets, opting to eat fat-free or reduced fat items. In fact, Shape writes that International Food Information Council data shows that ...
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Source: Apple.com Apple launched its iOS 8 mobile operating system on Wednesday, but a significant feature of that release, the Health app, launched without the third-party health and fitness apps that rely on Apple’s HealthKit framework. While the ...
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