Heart failure patients please go away, you are no longer welcome under the Affordable Care Act

Efforts to curb hospital readmissions take center stage Studies focus on identifying vulnerable patients, early follow up, medication and engagement WASHINGTON (March 29, 2014) — Strategies aimed at reducing the number of patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions who find themselves back in the hospital after discharge were identified in six new studies…

Woman who drink 2 or more Diet sodas/fruit juice a day were 30 percent more likely to suffer a cardiovascular event and 50 percent more likely to die from related disease ( by association )

EEV: Reposted from our HRR site PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Mar-2014 Too many diet drinks may spell heart trouble for older women   Largest study of its kind looks at diet drinks and cardiovascular outcomes, mortality It appears healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have…

Wider use of statins ‘disturbing’

Wider use of statins will have minimal benefit and could needlessly expose   thousands to severe side effects, doctors warn following change in US   prescription guidelines New US guidelines on statins, issued on Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, recommend that doctors should consider prescribing the drugs to all people…

146th Health Research Report 11 JAN 2013

    In this issue: 1. Foodborne Illness Could Have Sinister Causes : Medications being intentionally added 2. Cholesterol medicine affects energy production in muscles 3. Sublingual immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for peanut allergy 4. Hold the diet soda? Sweetened drinks linked to depression, coffee tied to lower risk 5. Disappearing bacterium may protect against stroke 6. High fiber diet…

Cholesterol medicine affects energy production in muscles: Up to 75 per cent of patients

Painful side effects Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins to treat elevated cholesterol levels may suffer from muscle pain. Scientists at the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen have now identified a possible mechanism underlying this unfortunate side effect. The results have just been published in the well-reputed Journal of American…

Your arteries on Wonder Bread : reduced elasticity, which can cause heart disease or sudden death

2009 study posted for filing Contact: George Hunka ghunka@aftau.org 212-742-9070 American Friends of Tel Aviv University Landmark study from Tel Aviv University shows how high carb foods cause heart attacks Doctors have known for decades that foods like white bread and corn flakes aren’t good for cardiac health. In a landmark study, new research from…