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Hospital visits for irregular heart rhythms rising

Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating—increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

May 19, 2014
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Procedure invasiveness ups spinal surgery readmissions

(HealthDay)—Thirty-day unplanned readmission rates following lumbar spine surgery increase with procedure invasiveness, with medical and surgical factors contributing to readmission, according to a study ...

May 13, 2014
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Forty is not too old or too late to start endurance training

Amsterdam, 9 May. A study of healthy senior men has found that "relatively intensive" endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age at which they began training. The benefits were evident and comparable ...

May 09, 2014
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