Tag: mortality

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Meta-analysis finds a higher risk of death in the long term...

New data, just published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), suggest that there is an increased risk of death at two...
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Heart failure patient and clinician risk perceptions differ drastically

Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced heart failure as at high risk for transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or death while...

Obamacare health insurance expansion linked to fewer cardiac arrests

A sudden catastrophic loss of heart function, or cardiac arrest, occurred significantly less among adults who acquired health insurance via the Affordable Care Act...

ACC 2017: More hospitalisations & deaths for US heart failure patients...

Patients with heart failure in the USA are more likely to be hospitalised and more likely to die during the colder winter months, according...

Intensive blood pressure control could prevent 100,000 deaths each year

Researchers have projected that aggressively lowering blood pressure could help prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the USA each year. “The public health impact of...

Mediterranean diet linked to lower mortality in patients with a history...

The Mediterranean diet has been associated with a reduced risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, according to results from...