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American Heart Association

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  • New data fuels doctors’ demands to rewrite U.S. heart guidelines

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Controversial heart disease prevention guidelines that abandoned specific targets for reducing "bad" LDL cholesterol are under fresh assault after a major study highlighted the benefits of taking LDL to very low levels.
  • Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil

    Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil
    Environmental Nutrition Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...

    Taking NSAIDs with fibrillation meds boosts risk of bleeding

    (Reuters Health) – People who take blood thinners for atrial fibrillation and also use common painkillers, even briefly, are more likely to suffer serious bleeding, according to a new study. The most common heart arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation...

    Novartis heart failure drug provides host of benefits: study

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An experimental heart failure medicine from Novartis that previously showed it reduced death and hospitalizations also curtailed worsening of symptoms, need for additional therapy and emergency room visits, adding to evidence that it...

    Asthma linked to cardiovascular disease, but cause eludes researchers

    People who are treated for asthma are at substantially higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to two research papers presented Sunday. However, researchers don't know whether it is asthma or asthma medications that are behind the...