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    Cyborg cardiac patch may treat the diseased heart
    This is a most interesting read. The "cyborg heart patch," a new engineering innovation from Tel Aviv...More
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    Women's heart attacks are different, deadlier
    Additional info: Women & Heart Attack The whole disease is poorly understood in women, from...More
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    11 surprising ways to prevent a heart attack
    Chances are you're still riding the New Year's high and you're motivated and committed to eating healthy...More
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    5 Tips to Protect Your Heart This Winter
    Vigorous activities like shoveling snow or even walking through heavy, wet snow can trigger cardiovascular...More
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    Move More to Prevent Heart Failure
    When it comes to preventing heart failure, the more exercise, the better. How much more? A new study ...More
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    How a 3D printer changed a 4 year old's heart and ...
    No longer 'inoperable' Earlier this year, the hospital got a 3-D printer that makes exact replicas of...More
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    UW doctors test ‘heart in a box’ to boost scar...
    For years, the ordinary picnic coolers have been the only way to get scarce hearts from deceased donors...More
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    UW doctors test ‘heart in a box’ to boost scar...
    For years, the ordinary picnic coolers have been the only way to get scarce hearts from deceased donors...More
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    New ‘once-in-a-decade’ Novartis drug for heart...
    Entresto, previously known as LCZ696, is the first of a new class of drugs, called angiotensin receptor...More
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    Building a Better Valve
    We've talked about this here from time-to-time regarding "revalving" for high-risk patients. - A new...More
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    Quieting down might save billions in heart disease...
    In the loudest parts of the U.S., reducing hazardous noise levels, a risk factor for high blood pressure...More
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    Surprising finding from heart study: Moderate drin...
    Surprising finding from heart study: Moderate drinking may have 'cardiotoxic' effects in elderly hearts...More
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    Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Heart Health Clues
    "Testing hand-grip strength could be a cheap and simple way of identifying people at increased risk for...More
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    High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous With Heart Dise...
    "A high-protein diet may backfire for people at risk for heart disease -- increasing the likelihood of...More
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    Heart Failure Implant and Weaker Memory, Thinking
    Research suggests left ventricular assist devices aren't a magic bullet More than one in four...More
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    Women's Heart Health: Lower Stress, BP Important
    "Middle-aged and older women who experience a life-threatening illness or the death of a loved one may face...More
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    MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With AFib
    "Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm...More
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