African-Americans Live Shorter Lives
The average lifespan of African Americans is significantly shorter than white Americans, mostly because of heart disease and stroke.
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AHA: Heart disease, stroke shorten life expectancy of black Americans
Black individuals may live shorter lives compared with white people due to a higher CVD burden, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association...
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Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short
Life span about three years less than for whites, heart association statement says
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Disability Lingers More than a Decade After Stroke
But trajectory of increasing disability not as steep after MI
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CardioBrief: Blacks Face Higher Mortality from Heart Disease, Stroke
CV disease accounts for large portion of health disparities
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No Increased Stroke Risk With Intensive Systolic BP Lowering
Intensive lowering of systolic blood pressure to levels below 120 mm Hg does not increase the risk for stroke, even with lower mean arterial pressure levels, new research...
2 hours ago - Medscape - 2 articles
African Americans have shorter lifespan because of heart disease and stroke
The average lifespan of African Americans is significantly shorter than white Americans, mostly because of heart disease and stroke, which contributed to more than two million...
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Funnel web spiders' 'beautiful molecules' show promise for treating epilepsy, stroke
Several new Australian-developed medicines showing promise treating childhood epilepsy, stroke and autoimmune diseases have emerged from an unusual
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AHA partners with group to set global health agenda
The American Heart Association announced it is becoming a member of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a hub for global collaboration, and...
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Pregnancy-Related Migraines Are Real, And They Are Awful
I have been a migraine sufferer since my early 20s, when I started getting migraines with aura. I seriously thought I was having a stroke at first because the aura phase of a...
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Poor heart health is driving the racial health gap
The average white American lives to 79 years old, compared to 75.5 years for the average black American. Scientists at Northwestern say a lack of care and prevention in blacks...
Even "healthy people," if they eat sugar, are at risk for heart disease, new...
New research reveals that even healthy people who consume a high-sugar diet are prone to heart disease. To reach this conclusion, researchers from the University of Surrey in...
The 180 breast cancer genes
The Cambridge University study has shed more light on the BRCA1 gene, which Hollywood star Angelina Jolie famously inherited, before she had a mastectomy to reduce her risk.
Higher Levels Of Thyroxine Linked To Irregular Heartbeat
The risk of irregular heartbeat is greater among individuals who produce too much thyroid hormone than among those with normal hormonal levels.
Opioid Use Numbers Go Down in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Multimode drug therapy approach has almost completing replaced the opioid alone prescription to combat pain postop.
Stress And Pain in Cancer Patients Increase Risk of Longer Hospital Stay
Patients' physical symptoms are associated with longer hospital lengths of stay and increased risk of unplanned readmission within 90 days.
Postpartum Depression is Less in Women Delivering Babies in Winter
The postpartum depression risk might be greater in women who had delivered in the winter season when compared to summer or fall
Diabetes Increases Risk of Cognitive Dysfunction After Surgery
Older diabetes patients are at higher risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction than those who do not have diabetes.
Reducing unnecessary surgeries: New tech identifies lesions most likely to...
Thousands of women each year subject themselves to painful and invasive surgeries to get rid of breast lesions which turn out to be benign, defeating the purpose of the...
Blood transfusion danger: Donations by pregnant women increase mortality in men
Blood donations are usually life-savers, but new research reveals that men who receive blood from women who have been pregnant are at risk of premature death from an adverse...