News tagged with heart medications

MRI saves heart muscle

Researchers using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) discovered that thinned non-contracting heart muscle caused by a heart attack can potentially improve in function and be reversed after cardiac bypass surgery. This ...

Mar 06, 2013
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Primary care doctors can make the wrong call

(HealthDay)—In one case documented in a new study, an elderly patient was misdiagnosed with bronchitis but actually had full-blown pneumonia and ended up being admitted to the hospital.

Feb 25, 2013
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Study: Omega 6 fats may pose dangers

New research is challenging widely held beliefs about the dietary benefits of unsaturated fats, showing that some types long considered healthy, such as corn and safflower oil, may actually harm people with heart problems.

Feb 22, 2013
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Readmissions frequent in month after hospital discharge

Following hospitalization for heart attacks, heart failure, or pneumonia, patients are at high risk of being readmitted for a broad spectrum of medical conditions in the month following hospital discharge, research at Yale ...

Jan 22, 2013
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Safe ways to relieve your young child's flu symptoms

(HealthDay)—Flu season is especially bad in the United States this year, and young children with the flu tend to suffer more than others because they can't take over-the-counter medications to help relieve ...

Jan 11, 2013
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