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Pain in the Neck: A Rare Complication of Transradial Cardiac Catheterization.

Pain in the Neck: A Rare Complication of Transradial Cardiac Catheterization. | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Vascular and bleeding complications are a known risk of cardiac catheterization. In this case we report a neck hematoma after left sided transradial cardiac catheterization, which is a known but rarely reported complication of this procedure.

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Mexican American Youth Show Sighs of Metabolic Syndrome: Early Screening Critical to Reduce Risk of Future Diabetes, Heart Disease

Mexican American children are experiencing substantial burdens of obesity, pre-diabetes, and other health problems which historically would have been expected to develop much later in life.
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How grapes reduce heart failure - News

How grapes reduce heart failure - News | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
A new study appearing in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry demonstrates that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antio...

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Too much of a good thing? Too many 'healing' cells delay wound healing

Too much of a good thing? Too many 'healing' cells delay wound healing | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
New research shows that wound healing can be delayed because the body produces too many mast cells, which promote healing. Overabundance of these cells causes the overproduction of IL-10, preventing certain white blood cells from reaching the wound.
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I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site

I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
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Heart disease in a young fawn named fuzzy.

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Lifestyle change may ease heart risk from job stress - Fox News

Lifestyle change may ease heart risk from job stress - Fox News | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Lifestyle change may ease heart risk from job stress Fox News Kivimaki's team calculated that close to 4 percent of all heart attacks and heart disease deaths could be attributed to job strain and about 26 percent to drinking, smoking, obesity and...

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In most cases, we all will be a victim of our own choices. Choose to be well, and be well. Give into vices and be in a clamp. In a clamp suggests pressure, seen or unseen it is there. Building and growing inside us, simply waiting for the moment to be released in the form of sickness, disease and sudden death. We all have choices. I choose health...

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IPad 2 May Interfere With Heart Implants, Study Shows

IPad 2 May Interfere With Heart Implants, Study Shows | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
The magnets found in iPad 2 tablets and their covers are capable of interfering with heart implants, like pacemakers, a new small study reveals.
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Minimally-Invasive Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation Helps Children with Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias

Minimally-Invasive Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation Helps Children with Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Inherited ventricular arrhythmias are an important cause of morbidity and sudden cardiac death in children who have structurally normal hearts.
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Myofilament Protein Alterations Promote Physical Disability... : Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews

Myofilament Protein Alterations Promote Physical Disability... : Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Skeletal muscle contractile function declines with age and age-associated diseases. Although muscle atrophy undoubtedly contributes to this decrease, recent findings suggest that reduced myofilament protein content and function also may participate.
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Growing new arteries, bypassing blocked ones

Growing new arteries, bypassing blocked ones | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after heart attacks, strokes and other acu...
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Hypertension? Turn Up the Thermostat

Hypertension? Turn Up the Thermostat | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Blood pressure may be affected both by the temperature of someone's personal environment and by the number of daylight hours, researchers found.
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Lipid levels vary seasonally : Cardiology News

Lipid levels vary seasonally : Cardiology News | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO – Cholesterol levels fluctuated significantly by season in a prospective study of 227,359 Brazilians.
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Study Links Amiodarone to Increased Risk of Cancer

Study Links Amiodarone to Increased Risk of Cancer | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
On April 8, 2013, a new study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, found a potential link between amiodarone (Cordarone) and cancer.
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What people with heart conditions need to know about Atrial Fibrillation

What people with heart conditions need to know about Atrial Fibrillation | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
This progressive and debilitating disease can lead to stroke, heart failure, and Alzheimer's disease, and can double your risk of death. Afib takes a physical toll, an emotional toll, and a financi...
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Where do muscles get their power? Fifty-year-old assumptions about strength muscled aside

Where do muscles get their power? Fifty-year-old assumptions about strength muscled aside | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
New understanding of where muscles get their power from turns 50 years of strength belief on its head. New insight could aid everything from bodybuilding to cardiac care.
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Kan trening fungere som medisin etter hjerteinfarkt?

Kan trening fungere som medisin etter hjerteinfarkt? | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Ved etablert hjertesykdom er det viktigere enn noen gang å være fysisk aktiv og trene regelmessig. Strukturert trening (hjerterehabilitering) etter et hjerteinfarkt er dokumentert å redusere dødeli...
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New way discovered to block inflammation

New way discovered to block inflammation | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a mechanism that triggers chronic inflammation in Alzheimer's, atherosclerosis and type-2 diabetes.
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Most comprehensive analyses of NSAIDs and coxibs

Most comprehensive analyses of NSAIDs and coxibs | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Researchers have published the most comprehensive analyses of the benefits and risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors (coxibs).
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Stimulate the brain and stop cigarette cravings - News

Stimulate the brain and stop cigarette cravings - News | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
There are a growing number of available methods that can be tried in the effort to reduce smoking, including medications, behavioral therapies, hypnosis, and even acupuncture. All attempt to alter brain function or behavior in some way.

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Advance Directives Manage End of Life Care Issues and Reduce End of Life Medical Costs

A new article available online in the American Journal of Public Health by two Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty makes a compelling case that end-of-life care issues need to become an integral part of the public health agenda.
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Protecting the heart health of diabetic patients

Diabetics have an increased risk of developing coronary artery disease and plaque build-up in their arteries, even if they receive cholesterol-lowering therapies.
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Increases in heart disease risk factors may decrease brain function

Increases in heart disease risk factors may decrease brain function. The association between the two was noted in young and middle-age adults as well as the elderly. Smoking and diabetes were especially linked with reduced brain function.
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Exercising with heart disease

Exercising with heart disease | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
Start slow and add a little more over time. Make it feel  as if when finished feel like you could have done more easily. Begin exercising at this intensity for several sessions before making large ...
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Sitting Increases Heart Disease Risk Regardless of Physical Activity

Sitting Increases Heart Disease Risk Regardless of Physical Activity | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
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4-16-13 National Healthcare Decisions Day

4-16-13 National Healthcare Decisions Day | Heart diseases and Heart Conditions | Scoop.it
  Working in healthcare the frequency of poor decision making when it comes to end of life decisions and choices has made many a good healthcare provider change careers. It becomes an ethical ...
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Learning to love your heart bypass scar

The external scars that run up the chests of those who have undergone open heart surgery tell a dramatic story. Here's what goes on during that procedure and here's what women think about joining t...
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This piece I wrote about how to manage your scar after bypass. http://rehabilitateyourheart.wordpress.com/2012/05/31/managing-the-open-heart-surgery-scar/