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Few Stroke Patients Given Clot-Buster Quickly Enough: Study

Few Stroke Patients Given Clot-Buster Quickly Enough: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) Few eligible stroke patients get an injectable clot-busting drug within the recommended 60-minute window after their hospital arrival, new research finds. Analysis finds age, gender, race play part in who gets it within 60-minute window. … Read more

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — High levels of certain blood enzymes following coronary-artery bypass surgery can signal an increased risk of death, a new study suggests. Elevated levels linked to increased risk of death, researchers say. For those with … Read more

A Kiss: Miracle for your Health

A Kiss:  Miracle for your Health

Love cannot be deprived of a passionate kiss, is it too exaggerative in your opinion? Possibly you think the importance of a kiss in love is overstated in this way. But you must change your mind on it after reading … Read more

Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — A new study debunks the idea that the cholesterol-fighting drugs known as statins work better in people with high levels of a certain protein and may not work at all in those with low … Read more

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — A stress management program based on cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in patients with heart disease, Swedish researchers report. Reducing anxiety cuts heart attacks, deaths and … Read more

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — The cost of treating heart disease and stroke in the United States is expected to triple in the next 20 years, to $818 billion, a new report says. Will triple by 2030, report says; … Read more

Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids’ Obesity

Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids' Obesity

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping in on the weekend may help children fight obesity, a new study suggests. Making up for lost shuteye on weekends seems to help, study finds. Too little sleep puts kids at risk of … Read more

Second Heart Attack Not Always Tied to Original Blockage

Second Heart Attack Not Always Tied to Original Blockage

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) — Twenty percent of heart attack patients stand a good chance of suffering a second attack over the following three years, an event that is nearly as likely to be caused by a new blockage … Read more

Stroke Risk May Be Higher in HIV Patients

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) — Stroke rates have increased among people with HIV in recent years while declining in the U.S. population at large, new research shows, raising the possibility that treatments for the AIDS-causing virus may put these … Read more