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- Pacemaker could help more heart failure patients - 3.1
- SMS reminders about heart medication improved patient adherence - 3
- Music reduces stress in heart disease patients - 2.8
- Burmese python heart growth may benefit diseased human heart - 2.7
- Women who drink moderately may have lower heart disease risk - 2.6
- Merck's heart failure drug rolofylline failed - 2.5
- Eating fish reduces men's risk of heart failure - 2.5
- Readmission rate has increased for heart failure patients - 2.4
- Arthritis drug celecoxib can adversely affect heart rhythm - 2.4

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Blocked heart arteries can cause stroke
Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk. A new study raises the need for intensified interdisciplinary efforts for providing adequate disease prevention and management strategies for stroke.

Moderate alcohol consumption may increase atrial fibrillation risk
Moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in older people with heart disease or advanced diabetes, found a study in CMAJ. "Moderate to high alcohol intake was associated with an increased incidence of atrial fibrillation among people aged 55 or older with cardiovascular disease or diabetes," writes Dr. Koon Teo, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, with coauthors.

Regular moderate coffee drinking may reduce heart failure risk
If you drink coffee regularly in moderation, you could reduce your risk of heart failure. Researchers, analyzing previous studies on the link between coffee consumption and heart failure, found that moderate coffee drinking as part of a daily routine may be linked with a significantly lower risk of heart failure. In contrast, indulging excessively may be linked with an increased chance of developing serious heart problems.

Heart failure patients may get benefit from testosterone supplements
Testosterone supplements helped heart failure patients breathe better and exercise more. This new research analyzed four randomized clinical trials of patients with moderate to severe chronic heart failure. Patients were given commercial testosterone supplements by injection, patch or gel.

Evidence based treatments decrease risk of death among heart attack patients
In an analysis of data from a coronary care registry in Sweden, between 1996-2007 there was an increase in the prevalence of use of evidence-based invasive procedures and pharmacological therapies for treatment of a certain type of heart attack, and a decrease in the rate of death at 30 days and one year after a heart attack for these patients.

Readmission rate has increased for heart failure patients
An analysis of Medicare data from 1993 through 2006 for older patients hospitalized for heart failure indicates that along with a decrease in hospital length of stay, the rate of in-hospital and 30-day mortality has decreased, while the rate of hospital readmission and discharge to skilled nursing facilities has increased, according to a study in the June 2 issue of JAMA.

World leaders focus on stroke prevention, care
On the 40th anniversary of the journal Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, stroke leaders from around the world celebrated stroke research accomplishments and set an agenda for the future, according to a special report in the journal.

Walnuts may help fight prostate cancer
Scientists in California are reporting for the first time that walnuts - already renowned as a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids that fight heart disease - reduce the size and growth rate of prostate cancer in test animals.

Replacing saturated fat with PUFA is good for the heart
The replacement of dietary saturated fatty acids with polyunsaturated fatty acids reduces coronary heart disease events, bringing much needed scientific evidence to an issue debated by experts and clinical guidelines.

Metformin safe for patients with heart failure and diabetes
A new study has shown that metformin, a drug often used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, is safe for use in treating patients who have both diabetes and advanced heart failure.

Men and women may respond differently to danger
Men and women respond differently to positive and negative stimuli, revealed by researchers in a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Traffic noise raises blood pressure
People exposed to high levels of noise from nearby roads are more likely to report suffering from hypertension, revealed by researchers in BioMed Central's journal Environmental Health.

Reducing stress during pregnancy could help unborn baby
Stress in women, during pregnancy, affect the heart rate of their unborn baby, and that may lead to some emotional and behavioural problems in children later. Stress in the womb can last a lifetime, say researchers behind new exhibit.

Diabetes patients should have regular exercise
To reduce heart or cardiovascular risk, people with type 2 diabetes should do at least two-and-a-half hours per week of moderate-intensity or one-and-a-half hours per week of vigorous-intensity aerobic exercises, plus some weight training.

Embryo's heartbeat drives blood stem cell formation
Biologists have long wondered why the embryonic heart begins beating so early, before the tissues actually need to be infused with blood. Two groups of researchers from Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) -? presenting multiple lines of evidence from zebrafish, mice and mouse embryonic stem cells -? provide an intriguing answer: A beating heart and blood flow are necessary for development of the blood system, which relies on mechanical stresses to cue its formation.

High heart rate before exercise doubles heart attack risk in later life
French researchers have discovered a simple and cheap method of predicting who is at greater risk of dying suddenly and unexpectedly from a heart attack.

Music reduces stress in heart disease patients
Listening to music may benefit patients who suffer severe stress and anxiety associated with having and undergoing treatment for coronary heart disease.

Alcohol consumption may keep disabilities at bay
It is well known that moderate drinking can have positive health benefits - for instance, a couple of glasses of red wine a day can be good for the heart. But if you're a senior in good health, light to moderate consumption of alcohol may also help prevent the development of physical disability.

Heart may help power pacemakers, defibrillators in heart patients
Surplus energy generated by the heart may one day help power pacemakers and defibrillators implanted in cardiac patients, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2008.

Aortic valve disorder adults do not have lower survival rate
Young adults with a bicuspid aortic valve, a congenital heart abnormality, experience subsequent cardiac events but do not appear to have lower survival rates compared to the general population, according to a study in the September 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Lowering cholesterol reduces heart attack and stroke risk
New research by the Nutrition and Lifestyle team at The George Institute has indicated that even small reductions in cholesterol can substantially reduce heart attacks and strokes. This occurs across a broad range of individuals, irrespective of age, sex or initial cholesterol level.

Intensive blood glucose lowering treatment proved fatal for diabetes patients
Intensive blood glucose lowering treatment proved fatal for diabetes patients in a US study, and for Safety, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has changed intensive blood sugar treatment strategy in clinical trial of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Heart and stroke death rates steadily decline in US
In an appropriate prelude to American Heart Month, which is just ahead in February, new mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, since 1999, coronary heart disease and stroke age-adjusted death rates are down by 25.8 percent and 24.4 percent, respectively.

Restless legs syndrome doubles risk of stroke and heart disease
People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart disease compared to people without RLS, and the risk is greatest in those with the most frequent and severe symptoms.

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