Monthly Archives: March 2014

Judge won’t block new Arizona abortion drug rule – USA TODAY

Judge won't block new Arizona abortion drug ruleUSA TODAYPHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to block new Arizona rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs, handing a victory to conservatives in a lawsuit over

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Roughly 1 of 3 US children kids screened for cholesterol are high – UPI.com

UPI.com Roughly 1 of 3 US children kids screened for cholesterol are highUPI.comRoughly 1 of 3 U.S. children screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 are borderline or have high cholesterol. By Alex Cukan | March

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Higher risks without cardio benefits halt study of aleglitazar – Science Codex

Higher risks without cardio benefits halt study of aleglitazarScience CodexWASHINGTON (March 30, 2014) — The phase III AleCardio trial was ended early when patients with type 2 diabetes and recent acute coronary syndrome who were treated with aleglitazar showed higher

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Poor Heart Health Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk – WebMD

Poor Heart Health Linked to Alzheimer's RiskWebMDMONDAY, March 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study links heart disease with increased odds of developing dementia. Researchers found that artery stiffness — a condition called atherosclerosis — is associated with the

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Poor Heart Health Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk – WebMD

Poor Heart Health Linked to Alzheimer's RiskWebMDMONDAY, March 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study links heart disease with increased odds of developing dementia. Researchers found that artery stiffness — a condition called atherosclerosis — is associated with the

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More support needed for military caregivers, study finds – Los Angeles Times

More support needed for military caregivers, study findsLos Angeles TimesThe nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs

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HIV Linked to Coronary Artery Plaque – MedPage Today

HIV Linked to Coronary Artery PlaqueMedPage TodayHIV/AIDS. HIV Linked to Coronary Artery Plaque. Published: Mar 31, 2014. By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest. Men with long-term HIV infection have a higher risk

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Can being married improve your heart health? – WTSP 10 News

Daily Mail Can being married improve your heart health?WTSP 10 NewsBenefits were found in women as well as men, regardless of other heart disease risk factors they had, researchers found. Loading… Post to Facebook. Can being married improve your heart

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Novartis Trial Was Stopped Early Because Of A Significant Drop In … – Forbes

Forbes Novartis Trial Was Stopped Early Because Of A Significant Drop In …ForbesThe largest-ever trial in heart failure was stopped early because of a highly statistically significant reduction in cardiovascular mortality, according to one of the trial's two primary investigators.

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ACC: Evolocumab Consistently Cuts Cholesterol – MedPage Today

Montreal Gazette ACC: Evolocumab Consistently Cuts CholesterolMedPage TodayMeeting Coverage. ACC: Evolocumab Consistently Cuts Cholesterol. Published: Mar 31, 2014. By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today. Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the

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Heart Failure Patients Live Longer With Advanced Defibrillators – Businessweek

News Tonight Africa Heart Failure Patients Live Longer With Advanced DefibrillatorsBusinessweekPatients with mild heart failure live longer if they're treated with advanced defibrillators that synchronize the beating of the heart in addition to shocking it back into rhythm when it

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Statins Reduce Cholesterol and Improve Men’s Sex Life – Science World Report

Science World Report Statins Reduce Cholesterol and Improve Men's Sex LifeScience World ReportThanks to Rutgers University, those with cholesterol issues who are prescribed statins might be inadvertently improving their sex lives. And those with both cholesterol issues and bedroom issues

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Human Faces Can Express at Least 21 Distinct Emotions – TIME

The Guardian Human Faces Can Express at Least 21 Distinct EmotionsTIMELeading scientific thinkers of their time, such as Aristotle, Rene Descartes, Guillaume Duchenne, and Charles Darwin, have long promoted the idea that there are a handful of basic emotions that

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Smoking bans can help kids’ health, researchers say – Los Angeles Times

Smoking bans can help kids' health, researchers sayLos Angeles TimesIf legislation banning smoking protects people from disease, then the proportion of the world population covered by such laws is too low – just 16%, according to researchers. “Smoke-free legislation is

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Smokers may show heart disease much younger than nonsmokers – Reuters

Smokers may show heart disease much younger than nonsmokersReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A smoker's coronary artery disease is likely to be as advanced as that of a non-smoker who is 10 years older when both show up at the

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