Heart Muscle Disease

Heart failure risk factors need a closer look

Assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke is a common practice among doctors and their patients; however, the risk factors for heart failure are not as clearly laid out or considered. A group of Baylor College of Medicine ...

Jan 11, 2018
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Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure - if it's enough exercise, and if it's begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas ...

Jan 08, 2018
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Understanding and treating long QT syndrome

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that long QT syndrome is quite common. What is it, and how is it diagnosed? I have read that fainting may be one sign of the disorder. Can long QT syndrome be treated?

Jan 04, 2018
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Quickly spotting rare side effects from immunotherapy

Immunotherapy, which uses the body's own immune system to fight disease, is transforming the treatment of several types of cancers. Severe adverse effects can result from these groundbreaking cancer treatments, however, and ...

Jan 03, 2018
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