News tagged with heart problems
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Men who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are seeing another potential benefit from continuous positive airway pressure therapy, or CPAP: improved sexual function and satisfaction in non-diabetic men under age 60.
Sleep apnea Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients seen at the Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center who used positive airway pressure (PAP) to treat their obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had improvements in their depressive symptoms, even if they followed the prescribed ...
Sleep apnea Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 75 percent of children with leukemia who take chemotherapy face life-threatening heart problems as they age, but an international study led by a University of Rochester Medical Center investigator shows that giving ...
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Troublesome dyspnea that limits sexual activity is common among older patients with COPD, according to a new study from Denmark.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a rare, but important risk posed by the antibiotic azithromycin, commonly called a "Z-pack." The study found a 2.5-fold higher risk of death from cardiovascular death in the first five ...
Medications May 16, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- Look for a fundamental shift in how scientists hunt ways to ward off the devastation of Alzheimer's disease - by testing possible therapies in people who don't yet show many symptoms, before too much ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The blockbuster drug Plavix (clopidogrel), used to prevent clotting in some heart patients, will go off patent in the United States on Thursday, making it considerably more affordable.
Medications May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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 ...
Medications May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A "spare tire" around the midsection raises the odds of sudden cardiac death in obese people, a new study finds.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A technique that removes additional toxins during dialysis does not improve kidney failure patients' survival or heart health, but intense treatments may provide a benefit, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
City centre residents who took part in a study were almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than people who lived in less polluted urban and rural areas, ...
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- New evidence suggests that a type of overactive thyroid condition appears to boost the risk of heart problems, especially atrial fibrillation (a form of irregular heartbeat) and premature death.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Periodontitis, inflammation of the tissue surrounding the teeth, affects more than half of adults and is linked to an increased risk of stroke and other heart problems. To evaluate whether fish oil supplementation could be ...
Dentistry Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Babies born through IVF procedures are at greater risk of developing heart problems, according to research that suggests manipulating nature in this way may have some adverse results, an Australian ...
Medical research Apr 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0