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Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on.
2015/3/27
A common practice that involves using a syringe to remove a patient's blood clots during treatment for a heart attack has been found to increase the risk of stroke, researchers said Monday. The study led by McMaster University and the University of Toronto is the largest of its kind to date.
2015/3/18
A minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic valve without doing open heart surgery has better outcomes after five years than patients who did not have surgery at all, researchers said Sunday.
2015/3/17
Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed.
2015/3/4
The negative impact on the heart could be much worse for those in Taipei who commute on foot instead of using other forms of transport, according to research released Monday.
2015/3/3
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When your heart skips a beat
Arrhythmia causes palpitation where one can feel one's own heartbeat, beating too fast, too slow or irregularly
2015/1/22
A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) research team has discovered that obesity leads to a reduction in the protein lysyl oxidase (LOX), which accelerates aortic aging and stiffness, causing arteriosclerosis, and is a major threat to health, according to a NCKU press release yesterday.
2014/12/26
Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now. A large study found that continuing for another 18 months lowers the risk of heart attacks, clots and other problems.
2014/11/18
Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first they said could change the way organs are donated.
2014/10/25
No batteries required: Scientists are creating a biological pacemaker by injecting a gene into the hearts of sick pigs that changed ordinary cardiac cells into a special kind that induces a steady heartbeat.
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