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African-Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke - Science Daily



African-Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke 
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Heart disease is the leading killer for all Americans, but in African Americans, heart disease develops earlier and deaths from heart disease are higher than in white Americans. In recent years, the life expectancy of African Americans was 3.4 years ...

 


Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery - WHYY



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Black women at higher risk for pregnancy-related heart failure, prolonged recovery 
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African-American women are more likely to experience a form of heart failure during pregnancy than any other ethnic group. Now, a new study suggests they tend to fare worse while recovering from heart failure, as well. Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a ...

 


Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short - U.S. News & World Report



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Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short 
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MONDAY, Oct. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans have a shorter life expectancy than whites, and higher rates of heart disease and stroke may be a major reason why, a new American Heart Association statement suggests. In recent years, life ...
Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans Business Insider
Thousands Support Second Annual American Heart Association Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk TAPinto.net

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Women With NAFLD at Higher Risk of Heart Disease - MedPage Today



Women With NAFLD at Higher Risk of Heart Disease 
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WASHINGTON -- Women with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than their non-NAFLD counterparts, researchers reported here. In a group of more than 4,000 patients with NAFLD and nearly 16,000 ...

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Mouse studies shed light on how protein controls heart failure - Science Daily



Mouse studies shed light on how protein controls heart failure 
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A form of heart disease known as heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (the amount of blood squeezed out when the heart contracts) impairs the heart's ability to quickly and efficiently relax between "beats," overworking the organ. The disease ...

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OhioHealth to open new heart failure clinic downtown - Marion Star



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OhioHealth to open new heart failure clinic downtown 
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In addition to the heart failure clinic, OhioHealth expects to offer employer services, such as physical exams and drug screening; an anti-coagulation clinic; walk-in lab services and X-ray services out of the new West Center Street offices, according ...

 


Advanced heart failure reversed in an animal model - Science Daily



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Advanced heart failure reversed in an animal model 
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"Heart failure remains the leading cause of mortality from heart disease. The best current treatment for this condition is implantation of a ventricular assist device or a heart transplant, but the number of hearts available for transplant is limited ...
Advanced Heart Failure Reversed By Newly Discovered Ability for ... Newsweek
Scientists reverse heart failure via newly discovered regeneration ... FierceBiotech

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The One Question You Need to Ask About Heart Failure - HuffPost



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The One Question You Need to Ask About Heart Failure 
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Today is World Heart Day and it's near and dear to my heart, no pun intended. You may know that my mom, Rita, has been living with heart failure (HF) for many years. Today reminds me of our journey together and how far we've come since her diagnosis.

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Heart Failure and AF: Where Does Ablation Fit in? - Medscape



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Heart Failure and AF: Where Does Ablation Fit in? 
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Between the literature and many of our colleagues, there is debate about AF and heart failure?which is the chicken and which is the egg? I think heart failure plays a big role here. Treatment of heart failure is very important, just by the fact that ...

 


Severe heart failure may be reversible - Medical News Today - Medical News Today



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Severe heart failure may be reversible - Medical News Today 
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In a mouse model of advanced heart failure, researchers show that silencing the Hippo signaling pathway can activate heart muscle regeneration.
Inhibiting signaling pathway reverses heart failure in mice ... Cardiovascular Business

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