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9/18/2021 Making sense of cholesterol ‚Äì the good, the bad and the dietary ... Cardiology at Northwestern University‚Aos Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.Studies show healthy people with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or below tend to have lower rates of heart disease and stroke, supporting a ‚Aulower is better‚Au philosophy, according to cholesterol guidelines issued by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association in 2018.Older recommendations emphasized targeting specific cholesterol numbers. But today, doctors use cholesterol ...
9/10/2021 AHA News: 12-Year-Old Calls 911 During Dad's Heart Attack Cardiology] [News] AHA News: 12-Year-Old Calls 911 During Dad‚Aos Heart Attack Renick Blosser with his cardiologist, Dr. Grace Ayafor, in a photo he provided. FRIDAY, Sept. 10, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- On a frigid morning this February, 44-year-old Renick Blosser set out on his typical Saturday routine. He grabbed a cup of coffee and took his dogs for a walk in the snow near ...
9/10/2021 Heading to the Mountains? Heart Patients Should Check With Their Doctor First Cardiology] [Preventive Medicine] [News] Heading to the Mountains? Heart Patients Should Check With Their Doctor First FRIDAY, Sept. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- If the Alps or the Rockies are on your bucket list, check with your doctor first if you're at risk for cardiovascular disease. New advice from the American Heart Association (AHA) suggests certain people take precautions before going to high altitude places. These recommendations apply to folks with ...
9/9/2021 AHA News: Just How Healthy Are Pomegranates? Cardiology] [News] AHA News: Just How Healthy Are Pomegranates? nimless/iStock, Getty Images THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Pomegranates can be a little intimidating. Cutting one open requires some precision. And are they even worth the work to free all those little ruby red buds inside? Nutritionists think so. "Pomegranates are high in dietary fiber and antioxidants," said Penny Kris-Etherton, the Evan Pugh University Professor of ...
9/9/2021 Mehta chairs American Heart Association statement on maternal health | Ohio State Medical Center - Wexner Medical Center - The Ohio State University For the Media September 8, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Ai A new statement issued today by the American Heart Association recommends policy approaches for improving health outcomes for women before, during and after pregnancy and addresses ... need it the most,‚Au said Mehta, director of Preventative Cardiology and Women‚Aos Cardiovascular Health at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. ‚AuThe U.S. is an outlier when it comes to implementing science-backed ...
9/8/2021 HIV linked with increased risk of sudden cardiac death ... American Heart Association. "People living with HIV are already known to have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, blood clots in the lungs and peripheral artery disease," said Matthew S. Freiberg, M.D., M.Sc., lead author of the study, the Dorothy and Laurence Grossman Chair in Cardiology and a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. "We know that among people with HIV ...
9/8/2021 HIV linked with increased risk of sudden cardiac death ... American Heart Association. ‚AuPeople living with HIV are already known to have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, blood clots in the lungs and peripheral artery disease,‚Au said Matthew S. Freiberg, M.D., M.Sc., lead author of the study, the Dorothy and Laurence Grossman Chair in Cardiology and a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. ‚AuWe know that among people with ...
9/1/2021 AHA News: New York Woman Who Saved Husband's Life Inspires Others to Learn CPR Cardiology] [News] AHA News: New York Woman Who Saved Husband‚Aos Life Inspires Others to Learn CPR Lisa Wiles (right) with her husband, Dan, who she helped save with CPR. Photo courtesy: Lisa Wiles By American Heart Association News HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Lisa Wiles was in the kitchen prepping dinner in April 2020 when she heard her husband, Dan, shout an expletive from ...
8/31/2021 Safeguarding Your Heart During, After Hurricane Ida Cardiology] [Family Medicine] [Neurology] [Psychiatry] [Emergency Medicine] [Preventive Medicine] [News] Safeguarding Your Heart During, After Hurricane Ida TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Along with other dangers, the aftermath of Hurricane Ida could pose significant ... be more significant for heart disease and stroke patients, the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. For example, it may be more difficult in the storm's aftermath for patients to see a health care provider or ...
8/18/2021 Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Common in Kids and May Impact Blood Pressure elevated blood pressure] and changes in heart structure, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association. A scientific statement is an expert ... M. Baker-Smith, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., director of pediatric preventive cardiology at the Nemours Children‚Aos Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, and associate professor of pediatric cardiology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University ...
8/18/2021 AHA Release Scientific Statement on OSA, Cardiovascular Disease Link in Children and Adolescents According to a scientific statement released today by the American Heart Association, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a form of sleep-disordered breathing, may increase the risk of elevated blood pressure and heart structure changes among ... in these populations.\n\n\n\nIn a prior JAMA Cardiology study, children who had OSA that persisted into adolescence were found to be 3 times more likely than the general pediatric population to have ...
8/17/2021 Dangers of second heart attack may be highest soon after the first ... being discharged from the hospital after the first heart attack. The study was published recently in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Khot‚Aos team examined the data from 6,626 admissions for heart attack ... describe it,‚Au he said. ‚AuIt‚Aos important for the cardiology community to understand that this phenomenon happens, and when it does it has significant implications for long-term mortality.‚Au One surprise in the ...
8/15/2021 Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $2.7 Million Grant for Cardio-oncology Research to Improve Life after Cancer for Black and African American Women ... American Heart Association (AHA) for a grant that aims to uncover why Black and African American women are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular complications after breast cancer, and what medical providers can do to affect, predict, and prevent vascular damage. ‚AuWe don‚Aot know what factors contribute to higher rates of heart disease among some populations of people versus others,‚Au said Andreas Beyer, PhD, associate professor of cardiology, MCW. ‚AuSo ...
8/15/2021 Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $2.7 Million Grant for Cardio-oncology Research to Improve Life after Cancer for Black and African American Women ... American Heart Association (AHA) for a grant that aims to uncover why Black and African American women are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular complications after breast cancer, and what medical providers can do to affect, predict, and prevent vascular damage. ‚AuWe don‚Aot know what factors contribute to higher rates of heart disease among some populations of people versus others,‚Au said Andreas Beyer, PhD, associate professor of cardiology, MCW. ‚AuSo ...
8/14/2021 Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $2.7 Million Grant for Cardio-oncology Research to Improve Life after Cancer for Black and African American Women ... American Heart Association (AHA) for a grant that aims to uncover why Black and African American women are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular complications after breast cancer, and what medical providers can do to affect, predict, and prevent vascular damage. ‚AuWe don‚Aot know what factors contribute to higher rates of heart disease among some populations of people versus others,‚Au said Andreas Beyer, PhD, associate professor of cardiology, MCW. ‚AuSo ...
8/13/2021 AHA News: Childhood Trauma May Affect Heart Health in Low-Income Black Adults U.S. News & World Report ... American Heart Association News, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, Aug. 13, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Trauma in childhood may lead to worse heart health later in life for Black people in the U.S. who have a low income, but not for those who have more money, a study found. Early trauma has been linked to cardiovascular health problems in previous research, said lead author Dr. Shabatun Islam, a cardiology fellow ...
8/13/2021 AHA News: Since Her Cardiac Arrest at 37, She Urges Everyone to Know CPR Cardiology] [News] AHA News: Since Her Cardiac Arrest at 37, She Urges Everyone to Know CPR Cardiac arrest survivor Mary Gordon (left) with her fiancé, Matt Costakis, in a photo she provided. FRIDAY, Aug. 13, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- At 37, Mary Gordon was fit, energetic and healthy. She regularly pushed herself through workouts on a high-tech stationary bike and ran 5Ks. So she was at a loss ...
8/5/2021 Clene Nanomedicine Appoints Dr. Vallerie McLaughlin to its Board of Directors Globe Newswire ... Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Heart Association (AHA). She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and cardiology fellowship at Northwestern University. ‚AuA rare disease expert, thought leader, and principal investigator in numerous rare disease trials, Dr. McLaughlin‚Aos experience as a leading practicing physician and professor at a ...
8/5/2021 Improving the Accuracy in Classification of Blood Pressure from Photoplethysmography Using Continuous Wavelet Transform and Deep Learning ... Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Hypertension Guidelines. The PPG signals were transformed into 224 224 3-pixel scalogram via different CWTs and segment units. All of them are fed into different convolutional neural networks (CNN) for training and validation. The receiver-operating characteristic and loss and accuracy curves were used to evaluate and compare the performance of different methods. Results. Both wavelet type and segment length could affect the ...
8/4/2021 Studies Show Lower CVD Risk With Adherence to Plant-Based Diets Cardiology] [Family Medicine] [Gynecology] [Internal Medicine] [Journal] Studies Show Lower CVD Risk With Adherence to Plant-Based Diets Consumption of a plant-centered, high-quality diet starting in young adulthood is associated with a lower ... studies published online Aug. 4 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Yuni Choi, Ph.D., from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in St. Paul, and colleagues examined the association between cumulative intake of ...
8/3/2021 AHA News: Bob Odenkirk's ‚ÄòSmall‚Äô Heart Attack? Doctors Say They‚Äôre a Big Deal Cardiology] [News] AHA News: Bob Odenkirk‚Aos ‚AoSmall‚Ao Heart Attack? Doctors Say They‚Aore a Big Deal Mark Kolpakov/iStock, Getty Images TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- When actor Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the set of "Better Call Saul" last week in New Mexico, fans held their breath ‚Ai and obsessively checked for updates on social media ‚Ai until word came that he was expected to ...
8/3/2021 Dangers of life-threatening second heart attack may be highest soon after the first ... of being discharged from the hospital after the first heart attack. The study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Khot‚Aos team examined the data from 6,626 admissions for heart attack ... describe it,‚Au he said. ‚AuIt‚Aos important for the cardiology community to understand that this phenomenon happens, and when it does it has significant implications for long-term mortality.‚Au One surprise in the ...
8/3/2021 Dangers of life-threatening second heart attack may be highest soon after the first - News Break ... of being discharged from the hospital after the first heart attack.The study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association.Khot‚Aos team examined the data from 6,626 admissions for heart attack ... describe it,‚Au he said.‚AuIt‚Aos important for the cardiology community to understand that this phenomenon happens, and when it does it has significant implications for long-term mortality.‚AuOne surprise in the ...
8/2/2021 Dangers of life-threatening second heart attack may be highest soon after the first ... discharged from the hospital after the first heart attack. The study was published Aug. 2 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Khot's team examined the data from 6,626 admissions for heart attack at ... recurrence and describe it," he said. "It's important for the cardiology community to understand that this phenomenon happens, and when it does it has significant implications for long-term mortality." One surprise in the results ...
8/2/2021 AHA News: Dangers of Life-Threatening Second Heart Attack May Be Highest Soon After the First Cardiology] [News] AHA News: Dangers of Life-Threatening Second Heart Attack May Be Highest Soon After the First Rawpixel/iStock, Getty Images MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- A first heart attack is a serious, life-changing event, although most people now survive them. But a new study underscores the importance of doing everything possible to avoid another one. "It's like taking another hit," said Dr. Umesh Khot ...