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  1. Acute coronary syndrome and acute kidney injury: role of inflammation in worsening renal functionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Acute Kidney Injury , a common complication of acute coronary syndromes , is associated with higher mortality and longer hospital stays. The role of cytokines and other mediators is unknown in AKI induced by an ACS , leading to several unanswered questions.

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  2. In-utero surgery gives baby Sebastian good heart-start in lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a process that's similar to balloon angioplasty to open up a blocked coronary artery in those at risk of a heart attack. "Then, essentially, we blow up the balloon in that wall which had been closed," explained Ryan. "By blowing it up, we could open ...

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  3. Does running really harden your arteries?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    ... athletes tends to be a healthier and more stable form of plaque, less likely to causes serious problems like a heart attack. One study, from a group in Britain, compared 152 masters athletes (average age 54, 70 percent male) to 92 non-athlete ...

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  4. Running And Your Heart: Is There A 'Too Much?'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... not necessarily in a bad way. While there is no question that exercise is good for you, lowering the risk of heart attack, obesity and diabetes, the question here is whether there is an upper line we should not cross. Judging from the current ...

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  5. Combination therapy with metformin plus sulphonylureas versus...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Combination therapy with metformin plus sulphonylureas versus metformin plus DPP-4 inhibitors: association with major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality. To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  6. Glucose targets for preventing diabetic kidney disease and its progression.Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage kidney disease around the world. Blood pressure lowering and glucose control are used to reduce diabetes-associated disability including kidney failure.

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  7. BioCardia Completes Roll-In Cohort In Pivotal Phase III CardiAMP Heart Failure TrialRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... cells directly to the region of cardiac dysfunction to stimulate the body's natural healing mechanism after a heart attack. Patients are selected for the investigational treatment, in part, based on biomarkers in their bone marrow that are ...

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  8. When bickies doesn't mean a Scotch FingerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fairfield City Champion

    ... and sweating. Higher doses can cause vomiting, convulsions, irrational and violent behavior, hallucinations, heart attack and death. Dehydration is common and so is 'water intoxication', where the user drinks too much water and their organs swell ...

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  9. Continuing statin after adverse Rx tied to lower cardiac riskRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    For patients with an adverse reaction to a statin, continued statin prescriptions are associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death, according to a study published online July 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine . Huabing Zhang, M.D., from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to examine the correlation between continuation of statin therapy after an adverse reaction and clinical outcomes.

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  10. EphrinB2 Regulates Cardiac Fibrosis Through Modulating the...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Circulation

    Cardiac fibrosis is a common feature in left ventricular remodeling that leads to heart failure, regardless of the etiology. Erythropoietin-producing hepatoma interactor B2 , a pivotal bidirectional signaling molecule ubiquitously expressed in mammals, is crucial in angiogenesis during development and disease progression.

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  11. Why Nonsmokers With Healthy Diets Get Heart DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    ... is disruption of the plaque surface (a piece of the plaque breaks off, causing a blood clot) which leads to a heart attack. Recent evidence suggests cholesterol crystals in the plaque that builds up in atherosclerosis trigger the release of ...

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  12. New discovery could reverse tissue damage caused by heart attacksRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... leptin, and provides important new information about the mechanisms involved. One of the current treatments for heart attack is coronary artery bypass surgery. This uses blood vessels from the leg, or elsewhere in the body, to bypass the blocked ...

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  13. Important things that women need to know about heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... risk factors such as smoking and diabetes, but did you know that women smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as men who smoke? Diabetes, too, increases the risk of heart disease in women more than it does in men. In addition, women have ...

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  14. What Do Women Need to Know About Heart Disease?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    ... risk factors such as smoking and diabetes, but did you know that women smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as men who smoke? Diabetes, too, increases the risk of heart disease in women more than it does in men. In addition, women have ...

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  15. Abbott Initiates Clinical Trial of Three-Month Dual Antiplatelet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebWire

    The study, called XIENCE Short DAPT, will evaluate if three months of DAPT is non-inferior to the current standard of 12 months after implantation with a XIENCE stent for patients who are at high risk of bleeding. The study will enroll approximately 2,000 patients at 100 sites in the U.S. and Asia.

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  16. Genetic predisposition to higher calcium levels linked with increased risk of coronary artery diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    A genetic predisposition to higher blood calcium levels was associated with an increased risk of coronary artery disease and heart attack, according to a study published by JAMA . Calcium has a vital role in many biological processes in the body such as blood clotting.

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  17. Elevated calcium levels raise heart attack riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    Higher calcium levels in the bloodstream determine a person's increased risk of developing coronary artery disease and heart attack, a new study suggests. Coronary artery disease , which often results in a heart attack , is the most common cause of death on a global level.

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  18. Long-term risk of recurrent stroke under-recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... services. However, new research shows that these people remain at a long-term increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and death for at least 5 years after the initial event. Senior author Dr. Richard Swartz, a neurologist at Sunnybrook Health ...

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  19. Keralite dies of heart attack in SharjahRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Sharjah, July 25 - A Keralite died here of heart attack just a day before he was supposed to return to India, a media report said. Sundaresan Asokan, 46, was working with a metal fabrication company in Dubai.

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  20. Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    ... which led him to attempt suicide twice in the year after his first surgery. One in 5 people hospitalized for heart attack or chest pain develop major depression - about four times the rate in the general population, according to the American Heart ...

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