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Irregular heart beat tied to increased risk for dementia

Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Increased Risk for Dementia

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Having a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AF) may raise an individual's risk of developing dementia, but treating...
Yo-yo dieting tied to heart attacks and strokes, even in healthy people

Yo-yo Dieting Tied to Heart Attacks and Strokes, Even in Healthy...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People with fluctuations in their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar may be more likely to have heart attacks and...
Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

Baby-Aspirin Risks Overwhelm Benefits in Healthy Elderly

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  In healthy elderly people who never had a heart attack, the widespread practice of taking a baby aspirin every day may...
Heart benefits of fish oil, aspirin questioned in diabetics

Heart Benefits of Fish Oil, Aspirin Questioned in Diabetics

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) A new large study of fish oil and aspirin in people with diabetes has found that the oil supplements don't prevent...
Anxiety, depression tied to higher risk of heart attack, stroke

Anxiety, Depression Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Adults with mood disorders like anxiety and depression may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than...
In absence of heart disease, sodium may not be so bad

In Absence of Heart Disease, Sodium May Not Be So Bad

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) Moderate consumption of sodium may not affect the risk for cardiovascular problems in people without heart disease, a 21-country study suggests Researchers...
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