All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cardiology’

In Honor of Valentine’s Day: A little something about your heart

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WHY THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE IS HIGHEST IN WINTER Winter can be a killer. Literally. Compared to the summer months, people are 26 to 36 percent more likely to die in winter from a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or some other circulatory disease, say Drs.  Bryan Schwartz and Robert Kloner of the Heart Institute at GoodSamaritanHospital in Los Angeles.  The …

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Screenings for Relatives of SCD Victims

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The European Heart Journal, official Journal of the European Society of Cardiology, published a study conducted in Denmark over the span of 11 years. The study followed family members of young victims of Sudden Cardiac Death. Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in the young is often associated with genetic mutations so it isn’t a great surprise that the victims’ closest relatives …

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