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  1. Incident Heart Failure Prediction in the Elderly: The Health ABC Heart Failure ScoreRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2008 | Circulation

    Background- Despite the rising heart failure incidence and aging United States population, there are no validated prediction models for incident HF in the elderly. We sought to develop a new prediction model for 5-year risk of incident HF among older persons.


  2. Eating Chocolate, A Little Each Week, May Lower The Risk Of A Heart FlutterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KQED

    ... are published in the journal BMJ Heart. Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, can increase the risk of heart failure, stroke and cognitive impairment. It affects over 33 million people around the globe, and an estimated 25 percent of adults will ...


  3. What People Don't Realize When They Talk About Weight and HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Shape

    ... levels are within a normal range) are still at a higher risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and heart failure, the researchers said at the European Congress on Obesity. The large-scale research included more than 3.5 million people and is ...


  4. Another study suggests chocolate is good for your heartRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    A new study suggests there's a link between eating chocolate and a decrease of between 11% and 20% in " artrial fibrillation ," a heart flutter or irregular heart beat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other complications . The study, published in the BMJ is based on more than 55,500 participants who had also provided information on their chocolate intake.


  5. Here's Something Else Your Smart Watch Can Do: Detect Irregular HeartbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

    ... Anyone can use the app, but the most likely to benefit are people with risk factors, like high blood pressure, heart failure, diabetes, coronary artery disease and previous history of stroke, as well as being over age 60. Scary thought it might ...


  6. max_ehrenfreundRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... patients could be denied coverage not only if they had common chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart failure, but also if they had problems with addiction or mental illness. Women considering pregnancy or people with dangerous jobs, such as ...


  7. Wealthy actress, socialite, film executive Dina Merrill dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Patrician beauty Dina Merrill, the daughter of a Wall Street titan and a cereal heiress who became a successful actress in films such as "Butterfield 8a 3 and was also a prominent socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist, died on Monday. She was 93. Merrill's death from heart failure at her home in East Hampton, New York, was confirmed on Tuesday by Ted Hartley, her third husband with whom she bought the venerable RKO Pictures in 1989.


  8. Do men have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy than women?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... have diabetes, according to a study presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016. (HealthDay)-For patients with heart failure with indications for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), those with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM), but not those with ...


  9. Preterm birth linked to higher risk of heart failureRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Babies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report. The registry-based study is published in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology .


  10. Protagonist Initiates Phase l Study with Novel Hepcidin Mimetic, PTG-300Read the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    ... including the bone marrow, liver, and heart leading to increased risks of anemia, liver disease, heart attack, heart failure, diabetes, and premature death. Beta-thalassemia is a rare, inherited blood disorder characterized by an underproduction of ...


  11. Lack of Sleep Boosts Chance of Death by Heart FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    Not getting enough sleep can double the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk factors like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol, US researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association were based on 1,344 adults who were randomly selected for a sleep study in Pennsylvania.


  12. Mortality rates at teaching hospitals lower compared with non-teaching hospitalsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Science Daily

    ... The study looked at 30-day mortality rates for 15 common medical conditions, such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and stroke, and for six surgical procedures, including hip replacement, coronary artery bypass grafting, and colectomy. The ...


  13. Chocolate linked to lower risk for heart condition AFibRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    Eating a little chocolate regularly may lower the odds for a common and potentially dangerous heart condition called atrial fibrillation, or AFib, say Harvard researchers. Past studies have linked eating cocoa products, such as dark chocolate, with cardiovascular benefits, but there hasn't been a lot of research on chocolate and atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat condition linked with a higher risk for stroke and heart failure, said study author Elizabeth Mostofsky, an epidemiology instructor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


  14. Fans 4 Oklahomans: Here's how you can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... so that one fan will make the difference a lot of times between life and death," she said. She has congestive heart failure and suffers from other medical conditions, so you can imagine the heat can be unforgiving on her body. You can drop off a new ...


  15. Emil J. "Bunny" Konesky: 1925-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Emil J. "Bunny" Konesky, a longtime auctioneer - and farmer, racehorse owner, real-estate agent, and former township trustee whose patter drew crowds and bids, died Tuesday in his Woodville Township home. He was 91. He had congestive heart failure, which caused him several years ago to curtail his business, said his wife, Verna.


  16. Racial disparities in risk of strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). Shortness of breath is the No.1 complaint of people suffering from heart failure. Now a University of Guelph researcher has discovered its surprising cause - and an effective treatment - in a groundbreaking ...


  17. Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MedicineNet

    ... aerobic exercise and other healthy behaviors "could be a benefit as well," said Friedman, who is chief of heart failure services at Northwell Health's Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Hospital in Valley Stream, N.Y. According to the study authors, ...


  18. Eating Chocolate May Decrease Risk of Irregular HeartbeatRead the original story

    Wednesday | Health News Digest

    ... and the occurrence of AF, which affects 2.7 to 6.1 million Americans and is linked with higher risk of stroke, heart failure, cognitive decline, dementia, and death. The study included 55,502 men and women participating in the Danish Diet, Cancer ...


  19. Six bars of chocolate a week could reduce risk of a fatal heart condition, Harvard study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Post

    ... The condition doubles the risk of dying from other cardiac conditions, including stroke, heart attacks and heart failure. It occurs when electrical impulses in the heart become jumbled, so that blood is pumped less effectively. Chocolate has ...


  20. Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News

    ... and the occurrence of AF, which affects 2.7 to 6.1 million Americans and is linked with higher risk of stroke, heart failure, cognitive decline, dementia, and death. The study included 55,502 men and women participating in the Danish Diet, Cancer ...