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New American Heart Association Report Outlines Most Common Symptoms of 6 Cardiovascular Diseases

New American Heart Association scientific statement indicates symptoms frequently overlap among conditions and may vary by sex. A “state of the science” review details the most reported symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases (CVDs): heart attack, heart failure, valve disease, stroke, heart rhythm disorders, and peripheral artery and vein disease (PAD and PVD).
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UK dentists should give antibiotics to patients at risk of heart infection – study

Dentists in the UK should be encouraged to give antibiotics to patients at high risk of life-threatening heart infection before invasive procedures, a study has found. Research suggests bacteria from the mouth entering the bloodstream during dental treatment could explain 30% to 40% of infective endocarditis cases. The rare but life-threatening condition occurs when the inner lining of the heart chambers and valves become infected.
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Dentists should give high-risk people antibiotics to prevent deadly heart infection

In a study from the University of Sheffield, scientists found people who are at high risk of developing a life-threatening heart infection should be given antibiotics before undergoing invasive dental procedures. The study suggests that current UK guidelines against the use of antibiotics could be putting high-risk patients at unnecessary...
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Geisinger becomes first hospital to receive speciality AHA certification

Danville, Pa. — The Joint Commission/American Heart Association has given Geisinger Medical Center the country's first Comprehensive Heart Attack Center Certification. The title refers to Geisinger's coordination among hospital leadership and various departments including cardiac surgery, life support, emergency medical services, pharmacy, and rehabilitation teams. The American Heart Association has also recognized Geisinger Medical Center as a Mission Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center for a record of quickly restoring blood...
DANVILLE, PA
njbmagazine.com

Hackensack University Medical Center is 2nd Hospital to Implant New Heart Pump

Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack University Medical Center cardiac surgeon Yuriy Dudiy, M.D. became the second surgeon in the world to successfully implant the Impella Bridge-to-Recovery (BTR)™ heart pump for the technology’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) early feasibility study (EFS) investigational device exemption (IDE). Hackensack University Medical Center is one of only five hospitals in the U.S. selected to participate in the EFS.
HACKENSACK, NJ
WebMD

Is It COVID or Long COVID? Your Organs May Know

Aug. 19, 2022 – There’s little doubt long COVID is real. The federal government recognizes long COVID as a condition and said in two reports issued in August that one in five adult COVID-19 survivors have a health condition related to their illness. COVID-19 can damage multiple organs...
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MedicalXpress

Report outlines most common symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases

A review of the latest research highlights the most reported symptoms of various cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), noting that men and women often experience different symptoms, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the journal Circulation. The statement also highlights how symptoms are experienced over time,...
WNDU

Medical Moment: 3D mapping to find and treat heart arrhythmias

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - 1 in 18 people in the US have a heart arrhythmia. A study suggests that 1 in 4 adults over the age of 40 could develop an irregular heartbeat. A healthy heart beats up to 100 times a minute. But if that increases... you may suffer from a heart arrhythmia, caused by breakdowns in the electrical pathways of the heart.
SOUTH BEND, IN

Sure Signs Your "Mild Symptoms" are the Sign of Something Serious

It's normal to not feel well from time to time—but if you're experiencing ongoing symptoms and ignoring them because they're "mild," you could be putting your health at risk. Here are five signs your seemingly-mild symptoms could be a sign of something serious. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.
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Channel 3000

Top Nurses 2022: Karen Nissen-Boryczka has the heart of a nurse

When Karen Nissen-Boryczka was just a child, she underwent heart surgery. Tests and procedures related to the surgery followed throughout her childhood. Shortly after her 40th birthday, she had an emergency pacemaker installed. Today, she works as a cardiac nurse specialist with the clinical services team at Agrace. “My passion...
MADISON, WI
houstonpublicmedia.org

New study offers clues as to how long COVID affects the heart

A study from Houston Methodist found some patients with lingering COVID-19 symptoms aren't getting enough blood to their heart when exercising or doing physically strenuous activities. The ability of endothelial cells, which play a key role in dilating the arteries and helping get blood to the heart, was diminished by...
HOUSTON, TX

7 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health, According to Experts

Watching out for warning signs about your heart health—as well as making sure to ask your doctor the right questions about heart disease—should be a key component of your wellness routine. But equally important is incorporating heart-healthy practices into your daily life. Heart disease is the leading cause...
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