Heart Disease

Scientists Explain Stress-Heart Attack Link

Scientists Explain Stress-Heart Attack Link

  PARIS, June 22, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists said Sunday they may have unravelled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells ...

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5 Lifestyle Diseases Associated with ‘Fast Food’

5 Lifestyle Diseases Associated with ‘Fast Food’

  While many fast food chains are the best thing that happened to people who see convenience as the primary consideration when choosing food, these same fast-food chains and their ...

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Boost for Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Failure

Boost for Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Failure

  PARIS, April 30, 2014 (AFP) – Muscle cells grown from human embryonic stem cells boosted damaged macaque hearts in lab experiments, said a study Wednesday that holds promise for ...

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Marriage is Healthy for the Heart: Study

Marriage is Healthy for the Heart: Study

  WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 (AFP) – Being married makes for a healthy heart, while being divorced or widowed is linked to higher rates of cardiovascular disease, according to a ...

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Four or More Kids Could Be Bad for Mom’s Heart: Study

Four or More Kids Could Be Bad for Mom’s Heart: Study

  WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 (AFP) – Having four or more children could be bad for a mother’s heart, a US study suggested Friday. Plaque buildup, an early sign of ...

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Man with First Artificial Heart Dies After 75 Days

Man with First Artificial Heart Dies After 75 Days

  PARIS, March 3, 2014 (AFP) – A septuagenarian man who was fitted with the French biomedical firm Carmat’s first artificial heart two and half months ago has died, a ...

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