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Study: Heart failure drug shows big promise

An experimental drug showed great promise in prolonging the lives of people with heart failure and could become the standard of care for millions of people with the condition, researchers said Saturday. The drug, which is being developed by the […]

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Study underscores excessive sodium consumption as global health problem

Excessive sodium consumption is having a dire health impact on people around the world, killing about 1.65 million people globally each year from related cardiovascular diseases and stroke,

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About 12.8 million more adults eligible for discussions with their physicians to determine if statins are appropriate treatment

About 12.8 million more adults would be eligible for statin drugs under new guidelines designed to help doctors prescribe the cholesterol-lowering therapies, which should lead to risk discussions

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Study says heart attack patients need to get to the hospital quicker

A new study that showed reducing “door-to-balloon” times in hospitals did not improve survival rates for patients with severe heart attacks, also emphasizes the need to save time