News tagged with heart conditions

Study shows children’s chest pains rarely a concern

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Pediatrics shows that chest pains in children are rarely a cause for concern and are not usually a sign of an underlying heart condition. More often than not, the chest pains ...

Oct 12, 2011
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Scientists identify genetic link for a 'heavy heart'

(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.

Oct 05, 2011
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Study challenges concept of 'healthy' obesity

Obese individuals who have no signs of cardiovascular disease show a much higher prevalence of early plaque buildup in the arteries compared to healthy normal weight individuals, according to a study published ...

Apr 30, 2014
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