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Adequate exercise designed by professionals has proven effective in helping prevent cardiac patients from having a heart attack, with the fatality rate reduced by at least 25 percent, a doctor said yesterday.
2010/8/29
Replacing the heart's aortic valve with one's own pulmonary valve rather than the same body part from a donor boosts survival and quality of life, according to a study released Tuesday.
2010/8/4
People who breathe in a lot of other people's tobacco smoke are twice as likely to die from heart disease as those exposed to lower levels of “secondhand” smoke, according to a British study.
2010/6/24
Eating hot dogs, bacon, sausage or deli meats increases the chance of heart disease by 42 percent, U.S. researchers said in a report out Monday.
2010/5/19
People who work three hours or more of overtime per day run a 60-percent higher risk of bad heart problems compared to those who work regular hours, a study published in the European Heart Journal said.
2010/5/13
High pressure jobs like nursing can increase young women's risk of heart disease and younger women appear to be more vulnerable, scientists said on Thursday.
2010/5/10
Examining patient records to pick out those at high risk of developing heart disease is cheaper and just as effective as screening all adults aged between 40 and 74, a British study showed on Monday.
2010/4/27
Women who consume large amounts of certain high-carbohydrate foods increase their risk of heart disease, a study said Monday.
2010/4/14
Women who suffer a heart attack are twice as likely as men to die within the following month because they receive different medical treatment than men, researchers recently said.
2010/3/20
Mini clip is safer than heart-valve surgery: study
Many people in the U.S. with leaky heart valves soon might be able to get them fixed without open-heart surgery. A study showed that a tiny clip implanted through an artery was safer and nearly as effective as surgery, doctors reported Sunday.
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