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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Heart Ultrasound Helps Determine Risk of Heart Attack, Death in HIV Patients
July 12, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: A heart ultrasound called stress echocardiography helps determine heart attack and death risk in people with HIV and heart disease. People with HIV who have a normal...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Blood Vessel Abnormalities
July 11, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Sleep apnea can cause changes in blood vessel function that reduces blood supply to the heart in people who are otherwise healthy. Continuous positive airway pressure...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Regional System to Cool Cardiac Arrest Patients Improves Outcomes
July 11, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study Highlights: A regional network of EMS departments and hospitals used a coordinated plan to cool, then gradually re-warm people who had been...
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American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown Responds to Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) "F as in Fat" Obesity Report
July 07, 2011 20:11 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Heart Association applauds the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for their extensive research....
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Stem Cell Injections May Offer Hope to Patients With No Other Options
July 07, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Injecting the hearts of untreatable angina patients with their own stem cells reduced chest pain frequency and improved exercise capability. The treatment could offer hope...
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American Heart Association Comment: Putting Studies About Sodium Into Perspective
July 06, 2011 16:43 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Heart Association Comment: Putting studies about sodium into perspective The public is understandably confused about the importance of...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Poor Countries Have Disproportionately Higher Burden of Disease From Stroke Than From Heart Disease
July 05, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Poorer countries often have disproportionately higher rates of stroke disability and death than wealthier countries. The study authors suggest stroke and heart disease...