News tagged with heart conditions

College athlete deaths in workouts spur new guidelines

(HealthDay) -- The sudden death of a growing number of college athletes during conditioning sessions has prompted a task force, led by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), to issue new safety ...

Jun 27, 2012
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New study addresses barriers to physical activity counseling

Lack of time, knowledge and training in health promotion and lack of success with changing patient behavior were among the top barriers to including effective physical activity counseling in the primary care setting, according ...

Jun 19, 2012
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FDA issues multiple sclerosis drug alert

(HealthDay) -- The multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya (fingolimod) should not be given to patients with certain pre-existing or recent heart conditions or stroke, or those taking certain medications to correct ...

May 14, 2012
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Blood pressure drugs don't protect against colorectal cancer

A new study has found that, contrary to current thinking, taking beta blockers that treat high blood pressure does not decrease a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journa ...

May 14, 2012
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Team care of chronic diseases seems cost-effective

The collaborative TEAMcare program for people with depression and either diabetes, heart disease, or both appears at least to pay for itself, according to a UW Medicine and Group Health Research Institute report in the May ...

May 07, 2012
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