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Heart disease likely to remain #1 killer in U.S. indefinitely due to long-term COVID-19 impact

Source: Medical Express

Heart disease and stroke continue to kill more people in the U.S. than any other cause, despite, and likely even due to, the impact of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic last year, according to new provisional data released today from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Red and processed meat linked to increased risk of heart disease, study shows

Source: Medical Express

Globally, coronary heart diseases (caused by narrowed arteries that supply the heart with blood) claim nearly nine million lives each year1, the largest of any disease, and present a huge burden to health systems. Until now, it has been unclear whether eating meat increases the risk of heart disease, and if this varies for different kinds of meat.

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Increased physical activity after ICD implantation linked to less hospitalization, death

Source: Medical Express

People who made even small increases in their daily physical activity levels after receiving an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) experienced fewer incidences of hospitalization and had a decreased risk of death, according to new research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

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What is good cholesterol and how can you increase it?

Source: Medical News Today

People often refer to high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol as “good” cholesterol, as it helps transport and remove other forms of cholesterol from the body.

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Congestive heart failure: Stages and types

Source: Medical News Today

Systolic congestive heart failure occurs when the heart does not pump blood effectively. It may happen when the heart muscle is too weak or when another health problem prevents it from circulating blood efficiently.

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Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Heart Risks in Patients Battling Pneumonia

Source: HealthDay

Aspirin has long been taken by heart patients to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, but a new study suggests that it can also guard against cardiovascular trouble in pneumonia patients.

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Rivaroxaban reduces the occurrence of severe ischemic events in patients with peripheral artery disease

Source: News Medical Life Sciences

Rivaroxaban, in addition to low-dose aspirin, significantly reduced the occurrence of total severe events of the heart, limb or brain and issues related to other vascular complications in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) who underwent lower extremity revascularization, a procedure to open blocked arteries in the leg.

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Wael Tamim

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Wael Tamim

Personalized Care, Starts Here