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It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
2014/3/18
The reason people have more heart attacks when air pollution levels rise may have been revealed by a study on the impact of the BP oil spill on tuna, scientists said Thursday.
2014/2/15
First guidelines issued to prevent stroke in women
Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks.
2014/2/8
French biomedical firm Carmat said on Friday it had begun the first human trial of its prototype artificial heart, which aims at overcoming shortages of organs available for transplant.
2013/12/22
People with a glucose-tolerance problem — a driver of diabetes and cardiovascular disease — can cut the risk of heart attack or stroke by simply walking an additional 2,000 steps per day, a study said on Friday.
2013/12/21
Heart repair breakthroughs replacing surgeon's scalpel
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.
2013/3/26
--A combination drug containing niacin failed to lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes and even proved harmful for some with vascular disease, a study released Saturday reported.
2013/3/11
Man's heart stops for 50 minutes
A college student was involved in a car accident in which his heart stopped for almost 50 minutes and was rescued later by a medical team, Chen Jun-ren (陳俊仁), head of Taipei Veterans General Hospital Emergency Medicine (TPEVGH), said at a press conference yesterday.
2013/1/15
Just over one in 12 U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had plaque buildup in the arteries around their hearts — an early sign of heart disease, according to a new study.
2012/12/30
Heart attack device to be mandatory in public areas
Automated external defibrillators (AED), easy-to-use life-saving electric shock machines, will soon be required in public places in Taiwan to save cardiac arrest victims after the Legislative Yuan amended a related law yesterday.
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