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Fear and language barriers keep some Latino people from performing CPR

At a CPR class in Spanish in central Virginia, some members of the Latino community say they recognize that the technique can save someone whose heart stops beating. But they acknowledge that fear and uncertainty might keep ...


Study: Early rhythm control is safe, effective in atrial fibrillation patients irrespective of genetic predisposition

A sub-study analysis of the EAST—AFNET 4 trial revealed how genetic risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke interacts with early rhythm control therapy: Early rhythm control reduces cardiovascular events in patients ...


Team provides new analysis of pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension may be postcapillary—a result of an increase in pulmonary venous pressure in left-sided heart diseases—or pre-capillary, caused by pulmonary vascular remodeling or lung diseases, leading to increased ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Grief can increase risk of heart problems, study finds

Losing loved ones can take a major toll not just on psychological well-being but also on physical health. Researchers at the University of Arizona studied the impact of grief on heart function and found that severe grief ...