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Heart inflammation found in one in eight patients after hospitalization with COVID-19

One in eight people who were hospitalized with COVID-19 between May 2020 and March 2021 were later diagnosed with myocarditis, or heart inflammation, according to major new research into the clinical long-term effects of ...

Cardiology

Requiring CPR and defibrillator training in schools can improve survival rates when bystander CPR occurs

States with laws requiring CPR/automated external defibrillator (AED) training in high school have higher rates of bystander CPR (BCPR) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) than states with no CPR education laws, according ...

Cardiology

Low glycemic index diet helps heart patients lose weight

Eating low glycemic index foods promotes a healthier body shape in patients with coronary artery disease, according to a study presented at ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society ...

Cardiology

Alcohol may be more risky to the heart than previously thought

Levels of alcohol consumption currently considered safe by some countries are linked with development of heart failure, according to research presented on May 22 at Heart Failure 2022, a scientific congress of the European ...

Health

Air pollution linked to deadly heart rhythm disorder

Life-threatening arrhythmias are more common on days with highly polluted air, according to research presented May 21 at Heart Failure 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The study was ...

Cardiology

Taste buds can adapt to low salt diet

A taste adaptation intervention lowers salt intake and increases enjoyment of a sodium restricted diet in patients with hypertension, according to a small study presented at ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific ...