Thursday 18 Sep 2014

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All posts tagged PAD

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Compound in cocoa and other foods may help people with narrowed leg arteries

In a small study, people with narrowed leg arteries walked a little farther, for a longer amount of time after eating dark chocolate, a food¬†high in antioxidants called polyphenols,¬†according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. The …

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PAD risk increases with lower economic status

Low income and lower education levels are associated with an increased risk for peripheral artery disease in U.S. adults, according to a new study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality

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Home-based walking program eases clogged leg arteries

A home-based walking program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster, according to new research. The program was beneficial even 12 months after participants started

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FDA issues alert for some Samaritan Public Access Defibrillators

The Food & Drug Administration issued a safety alert today on some Samaritan 300/300P Public Access Defibrillators, saying that the equipment might not work correctly in an emergency. The