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Heart Disease

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  • Are grapes good for the heart?

    Are grapes good for the heart?
    Grapes reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes in rats, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The findings were presented at the Experimental Biology convention in California. Researchers took a group of rats prone to be...
  • Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs

    Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs
    When a woman stops making estrogen, her body notices. Hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, foggy thinking — all can be part of the menopausal package. At first blush, the solution seems obvious: Take extra hormones, and the symptoms of menopause...
  • Celebrate men's health week

    Celebrate men's health week
    The non-profit Men's Health Network has named the week of June 14-20—the week leading up to Father's Day—as Men's Health Week. According to the Men's Health Network, many men's health issues are preventable, and Men's Health Week is...
  • Culture may skew cancer treatment

    Culture may skew cancer treatment
    Despite a high likelihood of death, black patients are much less inclined to have surgery for early stage lung cancer than whites, often because of a communication gulf between them and their doctors, scientists at the University of North Carolina-...
  • 'Female Viagra' Falls Short

    'Female Viagra' Falls Short
    A pink pill designed to boost sex drive in women - the latest attempt by the drug industry to find a female equivalent to Viagra - fell short in two studies, federal health regulators said Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration is considering...
  • Susan Bahorich's Blog

    Susan Bahorich's Blog
    Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at:  sbahorich@wdbj7.com   5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
  • Decrease Dietary Sodium For Health

    Decrease Dietary Sodium For Health
    Even the health industry isn't immune to trends. Lately, sodium seems to be the "new trans-fat." The problem is simple: We consume far too much sodium from salt and processed foods. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that by...
  • The Whole Story on Whole Grains

    The Whole Story on Whole Grains
    The messages are all over the supermarket aisles: "Made with whole grain goodness," screams a bag of Tostitos tortilla chips. "With whole grain guaranteed," says a box of Chocolate Cheerios. "One serving of whole grain," declares a package of frosted...
  • New Tools Available for Heart Patients

    New Tools Available for Heart Patients
    On a recent Monday, Helen Elzo got a call from her doctor's office. A device implanted in her heart was not functioning. She needed to go to the hospital and have it replaced. She was aghast—her heart is damaged and, at any time, can start...
  • Diabetes Drug Linked to Heart Risk

    Diabetes Drug Linked to Heart Risk
    A commonly used diabetes drug increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, and death, according to a study released today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In a study of nearly a quarter million Type 2 diabetics on two diabetes drugs,...
  • Dick Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital

    Dick Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital
    One of Dick Cheney's daughters says the hospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday after receiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to his aggressive form of heart disease. The 69-year-old, who has had five heart attacks, was...