Heart Disease Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

How Smoking Affects Your Heart
Smoking tobacco is the strongest risk factor for developing heart disease. In fact, the risk of having a heart attack is six times higher in smokers -- both men and women -- than in people who never smoked. World-wide, smoking is thought to account for almost 40% of first heart attacks.

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease
Several recent studies have made an association between chronic sleep deprivation (in general, getting less than five hours of sleep per night) and heart disease - or at least the risk facors for heart disease.

How Should Your Doctor Evaluate Dyspnea?
Dyspnea - shortness of breath - needs to be evaluated right away to determine its cause, so that effective therapy can begin.

Sick Sinus Syndrome Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
In sick sinus syndrome, disease in the heart's sinus node is severe enough to produce symptoms related to bradycardia (slow heart rate). In addition, sick sinus syndrome is often accompanied by atrial fibrillation.

Should You Get an Implantable Defibrillator
Implantable defibrillators prevent sudden death from cardiac arrhythmias, but can only be used if doctors realize the risk of sudden death is high.

The Effect of Stress On Heart Health
Stress appears to contribute to heart disease in at least two important ways. Learn how managing stress can have a positive impact on heart health.

Should I Have A Coronary Calcium Scan?
The coronary calcium scan can tell whether or not atherosclerotic plaques are present in the coronary arteries, and help predict long-term risk.

How Do ACE Inhibitors Treat Heart Failure?
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are the first line of defense in treating congestive heart failure (CHF), a life-threatening condition.

How Risky Is Obesity For the Heart?
While there is controversy over how obesity confers cardiac risk, there is no controversy whether it does.

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Since most abdominal aortic aneurysms cause no symptoms whatsoever before they rupture, screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms is recommended for certain individuals who are at increased risk.

Salt Restriction For Hypertension
Most people with hypertension are sensitive to salt, so experts universally recommend salt restricted diets.

Saturated Fats and the Heart
Current evidence suggests that saturated fatty acids are not as dangerous to heart health as has been long assumed.

Right Bundle Branch Block (RBBB) - What You Should Know
Right Bundle Branch Block (RBBB) is an abnormal finding on the electrocardiogram that is often associated with underlying heart disease.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Coronary Artery Disease
People with rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of coronary artery disease.

Heart Problems That Occur With Strokes
Stroke is very often associated with cardiac problems, including myocardial infarction, heart failure, and cardiac arrhythmias.

Heart Failure Basics
If you have been told you have heart failure, learning all you can about this condition is the best thing you can to to help yourself.

The Difference Between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest
Heart attack is the death of heart muscle due to a blocked coronary artery, while cardiac arrest is a heart arrhythmia that causes the heart to stop beating

Heart Block - How To Tell When A Pacemaker Is Needed
Heart block, or AV block, is one of the two major causes of bradycardia (slow heart rate). Pacemakers are often used in heart block.

What Puts You at Risk for a Heart Attack?
Several risk factors,increase the risk of heart attack. It is critical to take stock, and take care of the risk factors we have control over.

Restless Leg Syndrome and Hypertension
Restless leg syndrome is a common condition that is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Repetitive Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (RMVT)
Repetitive monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (RMVT) is an uncommon arrhythmia seen in younger people with apparently normal hearts.

What Is HDL Cholesterol?
Higher levels of HDL cholesterol are associated with reduced cardiovascular risk.

Recognizing the Signs of a Heart Attack
The most important step in surviving a heart attack is to recognize when you might be having one. Here is what to look for, and what to do about it.

All About Ranexa for Treating Angina
Ranexa is a popular and effective drug for treating chronic angina. Learn how Ranexa works, when it is used, and what side effects to expect.

Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary edema occurs when the lung's alveoli fill with fluid, and prevent the normal exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.

Pulmonary Embolus - Symptoms and Treatment
A pulmonary embolus is a blood clot that lodges in the pulmonary artery or one of its branches.

Cause of Drew Carey's Heart Attack - Drew Carey Weight Loss
Comedian Drew Carey's weight loss came after years of struggling with his weight. Learn about Drew Carey's heart attack and how he fixed it.

Preventing Heart Failure After Heart Attacks
Heart failure after a heart attack is unfortunately quite common, but with the right therapy it can often be prevented or treated effectively.

Premature Atrial Complexes - PACs
PACs, or premature atrial complexes, are the most common of the heart arrhythmias.

Managing Postprandial Hypotension
Postprandial hypotension causes blood pressure to drop after eating a meal and standing up, resulting in feeling lightheaded and even fainting.

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Heart
There are different types of polyunsaturated fats, and they have different effects on our health.

Peanuts are good for the heart
Peanuts may not be

What Is Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea (PND)?
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) is dyspnea (shortness of breath) that awakens you from sleep.

Gum Disease, Gingivitis, Periodontal Disease and the Heart
What is the evidence that good oral hygiene — flossing and regular teeth cleaning — can help to prevent heart disease?

Orthostatic Hypotension Overview and Treatment
Orthostatic hypotension, a condition that mostly affects older adults, produces abnormal drops in blood pressure when a person stands up.

Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Our Health
Despite official dietary guidelines to the contrary, there is legitimate evidence that omega-6 fatty acids may be detrimental to our health.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to human health and development. Omega-3 from cold water fish can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Holter Monitoring, Event Recorders and MCT
The Holter monitor, event recorders, and MCT systems are useful in evaluating symptomatic and asymptomatic heart arrhythmias.

The Mediterranean Diet for Heart Health
The Mediterranean Diet can improve heart health, vascular health, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and metabolic syndrome

Can You Exercise "Too Much" After A Heart Attack?
Exercise after a heart attack is very important to long term survival - but can you do too much exercise?

Eating Nuts Will Help To Prevent Heart Disease
Evidence now suggests that eating an ounce of nuts several times a week can significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Rate-Control Approach to Treating Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation can be treated by using medications to control the heart rate, and Coumadin to reduce the risk of blood clots.

Pump Head Might Not Exist After All
Pump head is reduced cognitive function after coronary artery bypass surgery. Its actual cause is controversial, but it remains a significant issue.

What Is Stable Angina?
Stable angina is caused by a partial blockage in a coronary artery, limiting blood flow to the heart muscle during periods of stress or exercise.

POTS and the Grinch - Comments From POTS Sufferers
Readers respond to an article labeling POTS as

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Complications
While implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are extremely effective and generally quite safe, complications do occur.

The Drugs Commonly Used to Treat Blood Pressure
Finding the

How David Letterman Survived Emergency Heart Surgery
Late Night host David Letterman had quintuple bypass surgery for heart disease. What were his risk factors and how did he fare afterward?

Viagra for diastolic heart failure
A recent study suggests that sildenafil (Viagra) may be useful in some patients with diastolic heart failure.

Normal Sinus Rhythm - NSR
Normal sinus rhythm (NSR) is another name for the normal heart rhythm; it is a rhythm that assures organized, effective heart function.

Why Is Red Yeast Rice So Controversial?
Red yeast rice - made from cultivating rice with Monascus purpureus - can be effective for reducing cholesterol levels, but remains controversial.

Muscle Cramps - Causes and Treatments
Muscle cramps, also called muscle spasms or charley horses, while generally benign, can be caused by several medical conditions.

Myocarditis Exercise Recommendations - Exercise Recommendations For Myocarditis
Exercise recommendations for young athletes who have myocarditis.

Myocarditis
Myocarditis is an inflammatory condition affecting the heart muscle, which can produce anything from mild symptoms to severe heart failure.

Dueling Hypertension Guidelines
Dueling hypertension guidelines are creating confusion among doctors. How should a good doctor deal with them?

Common Heart Tests
This is a list of articles that describe tests commonly used to diagnose the various types of heart disease.

Cardiac Risk With COX-2 and NSAID Drugs
All NSAIDs appear to increase cardiac risk to some degree - with some potentially important differences among the different drugs.

Chest Pain with Normal Coronary Arteries
Several cardiac and non-cardiac conditions can produce true angina even, if the coronary arteries appear normal on heart catheterization.

Cardiac Arrhythmias Drugs and Medications
If you have been prescribed an anti-arrhythmic drug, you should learn about the specific drug you are taking and its side effects.

Taking the Diagnosis of Hypertension Out of the Doctor's Office
Ambulatory or home blood pressure monitoring may often be a more accurate way to diagnose mild hypertension than in-office blood measurements

Coffee and Heart Disease - Heart Health Center
Find out whether moderate coffee drinking is safe for heart health.

Fish Oil and Heart Disease - An Update
Fish oil is not the cardiac panacea it was a few years ago, but evidence still suggests it may be beneficial for cardiovascular health.

Find out Whether You Need to See a Cardiologist
Heart disease is the leading cause of death. Cardiologists are physicians who treat heart disease and care for conditions like heart attack.

Crystal Meth Causes Severe Heart Damage
Crystal meth is a very dangerous drug; it's an amphetamine that can cause organ damage, heart damage, cardiac arrest, stroke, heart attack and coma.

Coughing and Heart Failure: Cardiac Cough Explained
Cough can be either a symptom of heart failure or an adverse effect of ACE inhibitors, which are drugs used to treat heart failure.

FAQ: What Is Hibernating Heart Muscle?
Hibernating heart muscle is a response to chronic ischemia - the heart muscle shuts down all but its vital functions in order to survive.

Dietary Fat and the Heart
Recent evidence regarding dietary fats and heart disease has drastically changed the way we think about fats and the heart.

Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation
Antiarrhythmic drugs can be difficult and dangerous to use in the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is done by means of a device that is worn for either 24 or 48 hours, and which records blood pressure periodically (usually at 15-minute or 30-minute intervals) throughout that period.

Acupuncture Can Reduce Blood Pressure
A study showed that traditional acupuncture was as effective as single drug therapy in reducing blood pressure - but there's more to this story.

AVRC Symptoms and Exercise Recommendations
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a cause of sudden death in young athletes and others. Here's how doctors manage it.

Synthetic HDL: Plaquebuster? Or Just Bust?
HDL mimetics, a synthetic form of the HDL lipoprotein, may be an effective way of raising HDL levels and reducing cardiac risk - if it pans out.

Treating Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X)
Effectively treating microvascular angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) often requires a trial-and-error approach, in an organized, step-wise fashion.

Links related to cholesterol and triglycerides
Links related to cholesterol and triglycerides

Links related to cardiac risk factors
Links related to cardiac risk factors

What is Atrial Fibrillation?
Atrial fibrillation (AF), a rapid, irregular heartbeat that affects more than five million Americans and becomes more common as you age.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

What Are Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressures?
Systolic and diastolic blood pressure are the two values that determine whether your blood pressure is normal, too high or too low.

What Causes Attacks of Raynaud Phenomenon?
Attacks of Raynaud phenomenon can be caused by cold temperatures or emotional stress.

Secret Cardiology
Things your cardiologist would rather not talk about

History of Amiodarone
Amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), the most effective and most toxic antiarrhythmic drug, has a unique very strange history.

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Links related to the dysautonomias

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Links related to heart valve disease

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Links related to coronary artery disease and its treatment

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Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Disease
This page leads to a wide variety of basic information on the symptoms and diagnosis of heart disease.

Heart Disease In the News
Does Vioxx cause heart attacks?

Links to information on drugs commonly used in heart disease
Links to information on drugs commonly used in heart disease

Robotic heart surgery - a status report
an update on the status of robotic heart surgery: robotic heart surgery coronary artery bypass surgery endoscopic surgery tiny incision annals of surgery

women have higher mortality after heart attacks
women have higher mortality after heart attacks: heart attacks in women annals of internal medicine risk factor modification coronary artery disease health benefits of alcohol

Heart disease in the news
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Heart disease risk calculators
Heart disease risk calculators: heart disease risk risk calculators target population framingham study risk calculator

Genetic factors in heart disease
Genetic factors in heart disease

Links related to pericardial disease
Links related to pericardial disease

LDL Cholesterol - What Is LDL Cholesterol
LDL cholesterol, or "bad" cholesterol, is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

How To Lower Blood Cholesterol
a simple how to on lowering blood cholesterol, from[R]your about.com guide

How To Prevent Heart Disease
a simple how to on preventing heart disease , from[R]your about.com guide

How To Tell if Your Heart Is Failing
a simple how to on detecting heart failure, from your about.com guide

Common heart tests
A summary of the most common heart tests used in cardiology

Blood fats protect from heart disease
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The MUGA scan in monitoring chemotherapy
The MUGA scan in monitoring breast cancer chemotherapy

bundle branch block
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Cardiology 101 - the basics on heart disease and cardiology
Your resource for basic information on heart disease and cardiology

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DrRich too mercenary?
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coronary artery disease
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palpitations and the Holter monitor
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cardiac enzyme elevations
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Memorable questions and answers
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Ask DrRich
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glossary of terms used in cardiology
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MUGA scan
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stress and heart disease
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cholesterol and pregnancy
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coronary artery disease
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C reactive protein (CRP)
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syncope (fainting)
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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day
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About Inc. sites of interest to people concerned about heart disease

Articles on drug coated stents
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Poll: Should consumers have over the counter access to statins?
Poll: Should consumers have over the counter access to statins?

Submission form for the heart disease/ cardiology site
Form for submitting articles to the heart disease and cardiology home page

What is causing my chest pain?
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preventing a second heart attack
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significance of palpitations
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aortic aneurysm
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atrial fibrillation
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Glucose levels may predict heart risk - even among non-diabetics
Glucose levels may predict heart risk - even among non-diabetics

A Drink a Day Lowers Women's Risk of Stroke
A Drink of alcohol a day lowers women's risk of stroke

Active Men Experience Slower Hardening of the Arteries
Active Men Experience Slower Hardening of the Arteries

In hypertensives, diuretics may help prevent stroke
In hypertensives, diuretics may help prevent stroke

In hypertensives, diuretics may help prevent stroke
In hypertensives, diuretics may help prevent stroke

New AbioMed artificial heart trial to begin
clinical trials with a new artificial heart from Abiomed Inc. to begin

Expert panel emphasizes risk factors for stroke
Expert panel emphasizes risk factors for stroke: american stroke association risk factors for stroke second hand smoke hardening of the arteries treatment of hypertension

Doctors poor at screening for cholesterol in high risk families
Doctors poor at screening for cholesterol in high risk families

Cholesterol levels that are too low may also be a risk
Cholesterol levels that are too low may also be a risk

Eating fish prevents stroke in women
Fish consumption reduces the risk of stroke in women

Resistin is a newly discovered hormone that explains the link between obesity and diabetes
Resistin - a newly discovered hormone that explains the link between obesity and diabetes

Doctors change prescribing habits in response to scientific data
Doctors change prescribing habits in response to scientific data

pravastatin reduces the risk of stroke
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radiation therapy for coronary artery disease
radiation therapy for coronary artery disease: coronary artery disease new england journal england journal of medicine new england journal of medicine radiation therapy

doctors are urged not to extoll benefits of alcohol in reducing cardiovascular risk
doctors are urged not to extoll benefits of alcohol in reducing cardiovascular risk

family history and the risk of heart disease
family history may be the most important risk factor for coronary artery disease

off pump bypass surgery reduces complications
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Internet based disease management for heart failure
Internet based disease management for heart failure

Hormone replacement and stroke risk
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exercise and TPA
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Factor VII mutations and restenosis
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resrictive cardiomyopathy in the elderly
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Endothelin and heart failure
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heart disease still the number one killer
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hypothermia for heart attacks
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job stress may cause hardening of men's arteries
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aspirin and ACE inhibitors after heart attack
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off pump bypass surgery in high risk patients
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New study suggests not enough bypass surgery is being done
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sudden death in young people
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Vitamin C improves survival
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Potbellies prove dangerous
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Vitamin E does not help
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Stress is bad for women's hearts
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Stress is bad for women's hearts
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Women clerical workers and heart disease
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Radiation fails for new stents
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Clopidogrel (Plavix) reduces heart risk
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tamoxifen in men with coronary artery disease
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Chelation therapy fails
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Following guidelines for coronary artery disease saves lives
Following guidelines for coronary artery disease saves lives

sleep apnea may cause hypertension
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Angiogenesis protein may clog arteries
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Bedside testing improves diagnosis of heart attacks
Bedside testing improves diagnosis of heart attacks

Statins should be used immediately in heart attacks
Statins should be used immediately in heart attacks

Ablation and pacemaker for atrial fibrillation
Ablation and pacemaker for atrial fibrillation: irregular heart rate heart care program mayo clinic report new england journal of medicine new england journal

Pediatric heart care in England
Pediatric heart care in England faulted: pediatric heart care royal brompton hospital congenital heart disease national health services pediatric cardiologists

Bone marrow stem cells repair heart damage
Bone marrow stem cells repair heart damage: pediatric heart care bone marrow cells heart care program stem cells taken from heart of a mouse

Left ventricular assist devices are now battery driven and portable
Left ventricular assist devices are now battery driven and portable

Acupuncture for hypertension
Acupuncture for hypertension: pediatric heart care bone marrow cells vitamin c levels new england research massachusetts general hospital

Oxidized LDL cholesterol predicts heart attacks
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Statins may have antiinflammatory effects
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This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology
This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology

This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology - March 19-23
This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology - March 19-23

This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology - March 26-30
This week's top stories in heart disease and cardiology - March 26-30

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squatting in congenital heart disease
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LDL cholesterol
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Inflammation and coronary artery disease
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Automated external defibrillators save lives
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Unstable angina, coffee and heart disease
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Can the heart repair itself?
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How to survive a heart attack - after the first day - Part 6
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treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - HCM
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Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein
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Pump head and cardiac depression
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depression is common in cardiac patients
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Stopping statins might be dangerous
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Is your doctor following the guidelines for angioplasty and stents?
The new guidelines for angioplasty and stents - what the patient should know

Does the flu cause heart attacks?
Influenza and heart attacks: heart attack prevention infectious disease specialists public health specialists cause heart attacks heart attack victims

Does EBCT motivate behavioral changes?
Positive EBCT scans do not motivate behavioral changes

Good news on atrial fibrillation
recent studies point to new advances in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

Treating atrial fibrillation - an update
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Do statins make hormone replacement therapy safer?
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antioxidants and the heart
beta-carotene and vitamin E fail to prevent heart disease

Heart attack care better, still not good enough
Heart attack patients still not getting optimal care

New controversy over the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
What to do about hormone replacement therapy now that science has failed to confirm expectations.

Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)
Current thinking on Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) - less common, and less troublesome than previously thought?

Preventing stroke in atrial fibrillation
A new model - CHADS - helps to predict the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation

The Baycol recall - what it means
Baycol, or cerivastatin, has been removed from the market because of fatal muscle toxicity

Traditional risk factors may be more important than we thought
traditional risk factors for heart disease are good enough

Drug-coated stents - too good to be true?
Drug-coated stents - too good to be true?: polite applause european society of cardiology dick cheney sirolimus restenosis

A review of aortic stenosis
A review of aortic stenosis - symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment

Syncope - First, let's make sure you don't die
Syncope, Part 1 - First, let's make sure you don't die

The evaluation of syncope - When to fire your doctor
The appropriate evaluation of syncope - when to fire your doctor

Why we're getting fatter
Americans are still getting fatter - what can we do about it?

Antidepressants and heart attack
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FDA panel recommends drug-coated stent
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of the sirolimus coated stent

C-reactive protein and fibrinogen - newer risk factors for coronary artery disease
C-reactive protein and fibrinogen - newer risk factors for coronary artery disease

Intra-coronary radiation, or brachytherapy
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HMOs drop the ball after heart attacks
Medicare patients receive inappropriate care after heart attacks, whether in an HMO or not

antioxidants wash out
antioxidant vitamins fail to prevent heart disease

alcohol protects the heart
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Cardiac MRI - another step closer
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Don Quixote on the Mississippi
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