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Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Study reveals favorable myocardial adaptations, including enhanced left ventricular diastolic function.

Smartphone ECGs Just as Accurate

Smartphone ECGs Just as Accurate

Smartphone and standard ECGs detect atrial rate and rhythm, AV block, QRS delay with equal accuracy.

FDA Approves Device for Procedure-Related Stroke

FDA Approves Device for Procedure-Related Stroke

Transcarotid system designed to help prevent stroke during stent and angioplasty procedures

1 in 3 Would Rather Die Early Than Take Pills

1 in 3 Would Rather Die Early Than Take Pills

1 in 3 survey respondents rejected the idea even if it meant a shorter life

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Women with Type 1 Diabetes Fare Worse Than Men

Among the increased risks, women with the disease had an 86% higher chance of dying from cardiovascular disease than men.

Mediterranean Diet Associated with Less Ventricular Mass

Mediterranean Diet Associated with Less Ventricular Mass

Reduction in mass may confer diet's protective cardiovascular effect

Infection Linked to Non-Dialysis CKD Among Diabetics

Infection Linked to Non-Dialysis CKD Among Diabetics

Investigators found the strongest associations for sepsis, followed by pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections.

Kidney Stone Formers Have Worse Vascular Calcification, BMD

Kidney Stone Formers Have Worse Vascular Calcification, BMD

New finding may explain reported associations between nephrolithiasis and cardiovascular disease.

Kidney Stones and CVD Linked by Calcium Deposits

Kidney Stones and CVD Linked by Calcium Deposits

Kidney stone patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending cardiovascular issues.

Updated Hypertension Guidelines Could Save 13,000 Lives Yearly

Updated Hypertension Guidelines Could Save 13,000 Lives Yearly

The 2014 recommendations also could prevent an estimated 56,000 cardiovascular events annually and save costs.