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March 27, 2015

Frequent sauna use protects men against cardiac death

Frequent – even daily – sauna use can reduce the risk of cardiac death, according to a study at the University of Eastern Finland published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine.1

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March 27, 2015

Risks of long-term paracetamol use underestimated

Doctors may have underestimated the risks for patients who take paracetamol long-term, according to research published online recently in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.1

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June 26, 2014

Air pollution linked to AF and pulmonary embolism

Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and pulmonary embolism, although the impact of pollution on directly increasing risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is less clear, according to a large study published recently in Heart.1

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October 30, 2013

Psychological interventions halve cardiovascular deaths

Psychological interventions halve deaths and cardiovascular events in heart disease patients, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013, held recently in Madrid, Spain.

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December 1, 2011

PALLAS trial on dronedarone in AF now published

Dronedarone increases rates of serious vascular events in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) and additional cardiovascular risk factors, according to the PALLAS (Permanent Atrial Fibrillation Outcome Study Using Dronedarone on Top of Standard Therapy) trial1 published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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June 8, 2011

INJECTION LIMITS DAMAGE FROM MI AND STROKE

The consequences of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke could be limited by a simple injection, being developed by an international team whose research was published recently in the Early Online Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).1

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May 6, 2011

CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS LINKED TO CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

Calcium supplements increase the risk of cardiovascular events, according to a study published recently in the British Medical Journal.1 Their use in managing osteoporosis should be re-assessed, according to its authors.

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May 6, 2011

FABRY DISEASE LINKED TO ARRHYTHMIAS

The link between Fabry disease and cardiovascular (CV) events has been analysed in a report published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology,1 which its authors claim is the first study to systematically analyse the rates and risk factors associated with such events in a large cohort of patients.

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