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Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: US study

11 November, 2019 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making lifestyle changes, US researchers reported. If adopted into practice, the findings could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year in healthcare … Read More


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Heart decides as Federer confirms Tokyo Olympics participation

10 October, 2019 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision. The Swiss 38-year-old competed in the first of four Olympic Games at Sydney in 2000 and won the doubles gold partnering Stan Wawrinka in 2008 … Read More


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Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

05 May, 2019 11:13 am 11:13 am

BEIJING (Reuters ) – Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and serious cardiac events like heart attacks and strokes. But the new study … Read More


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Singer Mick Jagger says he is on the mend after heart surgery

04 April, 2019 11:52 am 11:52 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger said he was “on the mend” after undergoing surgery that caused postponement of the band’s planned North American tour. The 75-year-old British singer underwent heart valve replacement surgery in New York earlier this week, according to media reports. Jagger and his representatives did not provide details … Read More


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Heart failure makes surgery riskier, even without symptoms

02 February, 2019 12:50 pm 12:50 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Even relatively healthy heart failure patients may still be more likely to die after surgery than people with healthier hearts, a US study suggests. For heart failure patients with obvious symptoms, surgery has long been associated with a greater risk of complications and death. But the current study offers fresh … Read More