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(AP) -- The first combination pill for the millions of people with the dangerous combination of diabetes and high cholesterol won U.S. approval Friday, offering convenience - and savings - to patients taking multiple pills.
Medications Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that higher natural levels of testosterone in elderly men may reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiology Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the United States and affects 2 to 4 million Americans. It is usually a disease of aging, however it can affect people of all ages -- 1 percent of people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published in the October 5, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An international research team led by Imperial College London has for the first time pinpointed a single gene associated with one of the leading causes of heart thickening and failure.
Genetics Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Doctors are underutilising crucial medication to prevent deadly strokes in those with a common type of heart condition, new research says, leading to fresh calls for a review of current treatment strategies and more research ...
Cardiology Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women ages 65-69 who break a hip are five times more likely to die within a year than women of the same age who don't break a hip, according to a Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research study funded by the National Institutes ...
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Rhode Island Hospital researchers suggests that controlling cholesterol may be important for heart health in patients who are taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as naproxen. The findings ...
Cardiology Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has shown that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or people with reduced lung function are at a serious risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Heart attack patients with psoriasis are 26 per cent more likely to die from cardiovascular disease, or suffer from recurrent heart attacks or strokes, and are 18 per cent more likely to die from all causes than those without ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Heart Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia, have demonstrated the benefits of the 8-week 'Beating Heart Problems' group programme in a randomised controlled trial. According to Principal Research Fellow ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Adding hormone therapy to radiation therapy has been proven in randomized clinical trials to improve overall survival for men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer. However, adding hormone therapy may reduce overall ...
Cardiology Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that, contrary to previous studies, the use of cholesterol reducing statin drugs does not increase the risk of patien ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP) -- Federal health regulators are warning doctors that a heart drug from Sanofi was associated with fatal heart problems in a recently halted company study.
Medications Jul 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A positive outlook on life might lower your risk of having a stroke, according to new research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0