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How Much Salt Are You Eating? Beware the Sodium in These "Salty Six" Foods
November 07, 2012 01:00 ET | American Heart Association
EMBARGOED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 AT 12:00AM CT DALLAS, Nov. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eating too many salty foods can create all sorts of health problems, including high blood pressure. But...
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Ultrafiltration May Not be Best Approach for Heart Failure Patients
November 06, 2012 20:13 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Ultrafiltration, which removes excess fluid from the body, was no better than an aggressive diuretic-based approach in reducing congestion in heart failure...
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New Drug May Hold Promise for Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients
November 06, 2012 19:51 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Hospitalized heart failure patients showed some benefit from taking an investigational drug called serelaxin that helps relax the blood vessels. Patients given serelaxin...
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Cooling Cardiac Arrest Patients to Lower Body Temps Improved Survival
November 06, 2012 19:29 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Cooling resuscitated cardiac arrest patients to lower body temperatures may be associated with a better chance of survival and greater functional ability after...
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Tuesday News Tips - November 6, 2012
November 06, 2012 18:00 ET | American Heart Association
Tip Highlights: Latinos meet some but not all ideal heart-healthy goals There's an app for that: Diagnosing atrial fibrillation Leg blood clots common among Japanese disaster...
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Cardiac Stem Cells May Help Treat Heart Failure
November 06, 2012 14:30 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Stem cells isolated from a patient's own heart during surgery and later infused back in higher numbers may someday treat heart failure in patients with previous heart...
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Heart-Related Deaths Increase in Winter Regardless of Climate
November 06, 2012 11:00 ET | American Heart Association
This news release is featured in a news conference at 8 a.m., PT on Tuesday, Nov. 6 Study Highlights: No matter what climate you live in, you're more likely to die of heart-related issues in...
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Drug Trio Improved Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment, Protected Heart
November 06, 2012 11:00 ET | American Heart Association
This news release is featured in a news conference at 8 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Study Highlights: Combining either sildenafil or rapamycin with cancer medication doxorubicin protected...
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High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Likely to go Undiagnosed
November 06, 2012 11:00 ET | American Heart Association
This news release is featured in a news conference at 8 a.m. PT, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (This release contains updated information from the abstract) Study Highlights: Most young adults...
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Telltale Visible Signs of Aging May Predict Heart Disease
November 06, 2012 11:00 ET | American Heart Association
This news release is featured in a news conference at 8 a.m., PT on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Study Highlights: Visible signs of aging may predict your risk of heart disease. A receding...