Tag Archives: Heart Failure

Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

  Hypertension or high blood pressure is often called a “silent disease” because you usually don’t know that you have it, thus making it dangerous. In fact, one third of ...

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More Evidence that Fried Food Raises Heart Attack Risk

More Evidence that Fried Food Raises Heart Attack Risk

  Miami, United States – People who eat lots of fried food and sugary drinks have a 56 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to those who eat healthier, US ...

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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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Spain Uses Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Damaged Hearts

Spain Uses Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Damaged Hearts

  Madrid, Spain – A Spanish hospital has successfully used stem cells culled from healthy donors to treat seven heart attack victims, in what officials said was a world first.  Madrid’s Gregorio ...

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Failing Sense of Smell Strong Predictor of Death: Study

Failing Sense of Smell Strong Predictor of Death: Study

  WASHINGTON, October 2, 2014 (AFP) – A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to research published Wednesday. ...

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Older People Should Get High Dose Flu Shot: Study

Older People Should Get High Dose Flu Shot: Study

  WASHINGTON, August 13, 2014 (AFP) – Older people are likely to benefit from a high-dose flu vaccine to ward off the seasonal malaise, which can be particularly dangerous to ...

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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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