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E-health and the battle against heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. About 26.6 million adults have been diagnosed with heart disease, which kills more than 600,000 people each year. A whopping 12.4 million people make heart disease-related visits to their physicians every year. The...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Even though freshman running back Andrew Lovell didn't carry the ball in his first game for Methodist University, he may already own a national record. Lovell is believed to be the first college football player to take the field with a device implanted inside him to correct...

source: American Heart Association

Bacteria living in a person's gastrointestinal tract can influence the health of their heart by affecting their weight, blood lipids and cholesterol levels, a new study reports. Researchers estimated that the composition of a person's gut bacteria community could explain...

source: Live Science

Are you not getting enough sleep, or are you getting too much? If your answer to either of these questions is "yes," you may be at risk of heart disease. Just the right amount of good-quality sleep is key to good heart health, according to researchers. Poor sleep habits...

source: National Public Radio

A government task force says a daily low-dose aspirin could help certain people in their 50s and 60s prevent a first heart attack or stroke — and they might get some protection against colon cancer at the same time. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued draft...

source: CBS News

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. About 26.6 million adults have been diagnosed...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler

Survivors of sudden cardiac arrest and the mothers of children who didn't live gathered recently to watch the New York State Board of Regents vote to require all students to be taught CPR before high school graduation day. The vote to adopt regulations was the final hurdle...

source: The Saratogian


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