Underuse of cholesterol-lowering medications creates ‘missed opportunities'
ATLANTA - Despite the improvements that have been made in cholesterol reduction, more efforts are needed to improve usage rates of cholesterol-lowering medications in patients...
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Air pollution 'triggers hundreds more heart attacks and strokes'
People also suffer more strokes and asthma attacks on days when air quality is poor, academics say.
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NHS boss declares air pollution 'health emergency'
Air pollution contributes to 36,000 deaths a year in England and causes significant health risks, it is claimed, with rates of cardiac arrests, strokes and severe asthma all...
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Is High-Intensity Exercise Better than Less Intense Exercise for Relieving Stress?
What would life be without a little stress to keep us on our toes and help us appreciate the good times? However, too much stress is harmful to mental and physical health. At...
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Young adults with PTSD may have a higher risk of stroke in middle age
Young adults who develop PTSD after a traumatic event (e.g., gun violence, sexual assault, military combat or natural disaster) may be more likely to experience a transient...
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Big Income Drops Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
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Traumatic Stress Tied to Stroke in Young Adults
Young veterans with PTSD more likely to have ischemic strokes and TIAs
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European agency reconsiders, recommends romosozumab for fracture prevention
After a reexamination procedure, a European Medicines Agency committee announced a positive opinion recommending marketing authorization for romosozumab for the treatment of...
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Link Between PTSD and Stroke Risk in Young Adults Discovered
A link between trauma-induced stress disorders and the risk of TIA and stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered by scientists.
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Fitbit and Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance team up to address gaps in atrial fibrillation
The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit today announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together to help drive timely diagnosis of...
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New DNA-editing method could fix 89% of genetic diseases, scientists claim
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University's Broad Institute have developed a new way to change single letters in the genetic code without making risky 'cuts' to strands of DNA...
Scientists discover signs a virus may trigger polio-like illness
Acute flaccid myelitis has left nearly 600 in the US - mostly children - with life-threatening paralysis. At last University of California, San Francisco, scientists found...
Recall: Walmart Frozen Sausage for Salmonella Risk
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says George's Prepared Foods of Caryville, TN, produced the Great Value brand pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products in April...
Hilary Duff Is All Of Us Struggling With Second Grade Math Homework
Hilary Duff is struggling with second grade math and we feel her Us parents have already gone to school and done all kinds of homework. Eventually, we got to a stage in life...
Poorly patient developed resistance to last-ditch antibiotic for killer...
The unnamed three-year-old, from France, had pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a germ already strong enough to fight off many of the life-saving drugs.
20% Patients are Prescribed Opioids Post-Heart Device Implantation Surgery
New large US study found that 1 in 5 patients was prescribed opioids after having a pacemaker or similar device implanted and 80 percent had never taken opioids before, report...
Too Much Stress May Up High Blood Pressure in African-Americans
Can chronic stress increase blood pressure? Yes, high levels of chronic stress can put African-Americans at a higher risk of developing high blood pressure , reveals a new study.
Antibiotic Resistance Doubles in 20 Years: Study
New study analysed 1,232 patients from 18 European countries the resistance to antibiotics taken for Helicobacter pylori infection associated with gastric ulcer, lymphoma and...
Potato Puree can Boost Athletic Performance
Potato freaks rejoice: Eating potato puree is just as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting exercise performance in trained athletes, reveals a new study.
Essure coil leaves woman in agony for more than five years
EXCLUSIVE: Amy Speers , 34, from County Down, Bangor, Northern Ireland, was left in agony for more than five years after having an Essure sterilisation implant.