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Menopause Found to Have No Effect on Women’s Risk of Heart Attack

by | September 14th, 2011

The long-held idea that women are protected from heart disease before they go through menopause is probably false,

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Hysterectomy and Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

by | May 14th, 2011

Hysterectomy for benign, non cancerous, indications is one of the commonest surgical procedures in women, but the association between the procedure and the increase risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart attach and stroke is not fully understood.

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Can’t I Just Drink It?

by | May 3rd, 2011

Polyphenols, the compound found in red wine that is thought to help prevent heart vessel disease, may one day be used in medicated heart stents. A recent study on animal suggest the compound, Polyphonol, may be beneficial when included in heart stent, a device used to keep an artery in the heart open.

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Too Much TV Ups Risk of Death, Cardiovascular Events

by | January 12th, 2011

People who spend two hours or more a day in front of a screen during their leisure time–primarily watching television–have more than double the risk of cardiovascular events over four years compared with those who spend less than two hours a day in front of a screen, even after adjustment of the findings for physical…Read the Rest of Article

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New CPR Recommendations

by | October 21st, 2010

“Every three days, more Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest than the number who died in the 9-11 attacks. You can lessen this recurring loss by learning Continuous Chest Compression CPR, a hands-only CPR method that doubles a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. It’s easy and does not require mouth-to-mouth contact, making it more likely bystanders will try to help, and it was developed at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.” Gordon A. Ewy, MD

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