News tagged with heart failure

Heart attacks jump in young Italian women

The incidence of acute myocardial infarction in Italy sharply increased, particularly among young women, between the years 2001 and 2005, according to a comprehensive study funded by the Human Health Foundation (HHF), a nonprofit ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Health
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Study compares risk with 2 diabetes drugs

In contrast to previous reports, the risks of the composite endpoint of heart attack, heart failure, both, or death were the same - about 4 percent - for patients taking the diabetes drugs rosiglitazone or pioglitazone, according ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Medications
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Mayo's 'smart' adult stem cells repair hearts

Mayo Clinic investigators, with Belgian collaborators, have demonstrated that rationally "guided" human adult stem cells can effectively heal, repair and regenerate damaged heart tissue. The findings -- called "landmark work" ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Medical research
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