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AMI up with stress-induced hyperglycemia after hip fx

(HealthDay)—For patients after hip fracture, stress-induced hyperglycemia is associated with an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a study published online July 11 in Diabetes Ca ...

Jul 15, 2013
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Diagnosing heart attacks: There's an app for that

An experimental, inexpensive iPhone application transmitted diagnostic heart images faster and more reliably than emailing photo images, according to a research study presented at the American Heart Association's Quality ...

May 17, 2013
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