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Healthy lifestyle lowered HF risk in postmenopausal women

October 20, 2014

In postmenopausal women, an increasingly healthy lifestyle was associated with decreasing risk for HF, regardless of prior CV conditions.

Researchers for a new study evaluated the effect of a combination of lifestyle factors on incident HF and whether weighting the factors had any additional impact. Golareh Agha, PhD, from the department of environmental health at Harvard School of Public Health, and colleagues analyzed 84,537 postmenopausal women from the Women’s Health Initiative observational study who did not report HF at baseline.

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DES reduced mortality vs. BMS in stenosis of saphenous vein grafts

October 20, 2014
Drug-eluting stents were associated with a 28% reduction in mortality compared with bare-metal stents in a cohort of patients undergoing PCI for stenosis of saphenous…
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Six highlights from ESC Congress 2014

October 20, 2014
Nearly 4,600 abstracts were presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain, which represented new findings and advancements throughout…
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Follow a checklist to help decide what to do with estate life insurance

October 20, 2014
Before recent changes in estate laws, it was common for attorneys, financial planners and insurance agents to recommend purchasing life insurance — commonly called…
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Managing Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department: Two Decades of Progress

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, discusses three major trials presented at ESC Congress

October 2, 2014
BARCELONA, Spain — In this video, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Editor of Cardiology Today's
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

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According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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