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Sleep Study Finds Important Gender Differences Among Heart Patients

Poor Sleep May Be Most Harmful to Women with Heart Disease ...

Methodist Sugar Land is first in county to offer stroke-preventing procedure for atrial fibrillation patients

Sugar Land, TX - Methodist Sugar Land is the first hospital in Fort Bend County to offer the LARIAT procedure to treat ...

Research teams find genetic variant that could improve warfarin dosing in African-Americans

In the first genome-wide association study to focus on warfarin dose requirement in African-Americans, a multi-institutional team of researchers has identified a common genetic variation that can help physicians estimate the correct dose of the widely used blood-thinning drug warfarin. ... Full story

Binge drinking may put young people at risk for heart disease

Jeanne Galatzer-Levy - Repeated weekend binge drinking in healthy young adults causes changes in blood flow in the arm suggesting an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. ... Full story

Heart Health Matters to Your Brain

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C - People suffering from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are at an increased risk of cognitive decline, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. ... Full story

Protein block stops vascular damage in diabetes

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered how to stop the destructive process that leads to cardiovascular disease in diabetic laboratory animals. ... Full story

Simple scoring method to check pregnant women's diabetes and cardiovascular risk

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed a simple scoring method to predict the risk of women with gestational diabetes developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life. ... Full story

American Heart Association Teaches Americans the Two Simple Steps of Hands-OnlyTM CPR to the Beat of “Stayin’ Alive”

$4.5 million grant from WellPoint Foundation supports nationwide campaign & ongoing CPR mobile tour ... Full story

Evidence Mounts That Four Lifestyle Changes Will Protect Your Heart and Significantly Reduce Your Risk of Death

Study shows clear benefits of a healthy diet, exercise, maintaining normal weight and not smoking ... Full story

Circadian rhythms control body’s response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds

Results suggest new approach to treating bacterial pathogens such as salmonella ... Full story

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