Heart Disease

Hand Grip is Telltale of Heart’s Health: Study

Hand Grip is Telltale of Heart’s Health: Study

  Paris, France – Testing people’s hand strength could be a simple, low-cost way to screen them for the risk of heart attack or stroke, The Lancet reported on Thursday. Canadian-led researchers ...

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Modest Coffee Consumption Good for the Heart: Study

Modest Coffee Consumption Good for the Heart: Study

  Paris, France – People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of clogged arteries that can cause serious heart problems, a study said Tuesday. The ...

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FDA Approves Corlanor to Treat Heart Failure

FDA Approves Corlanor to Treat Heart Failure

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Corlanor (ivabradine) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure. Corlanor is approved for use in certain people who have long-lasting (chronic) ...

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New Tool to Foretell Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

New Tool to Foretell Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

  Paris, France – Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on. A new instrument ...

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10 Unusual Tips to Protect the Heart

10 Unusual Tips to Protect the Heart

  With stress relief as the goal, Dr. Willy Ong provides 10 tips that go beyond the pale of Western medicine in guarding against the physical travails of a sick ...

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