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Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

Oct 23, – The one caveat to this study, however, is that the results only include two years of data, so the long-term outcomes are still unknown. This type of study, called a meta-analysis, attempts to uncover a common thread in a number of previous studies. For people who have a lot of weight to […]

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Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

Oct 16, – Recent research has found lower death rates and fewer heart attacks in people with diabetes who’ve undergone the open-heart procedure known as a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), compared to those who had the less-invasive coronary angioplasty with stents. Angioplasty is also called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Generally, the less invasive a […]

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Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

Oct 09. – In one study, British researchers compared rates of stroke and heart disease among 3.6 million people who lived near London’s sprawling Heathrow airport, one of the busiest transit hubs in the world. People who put up with the constant roar of aircraft overhead may be at higher risk for heart disease, two […]

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Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

June 14, – This past flu season started earlier, peaked earlier and led to more adult hospitalizations and child deaths than most flu seasons, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. The predominant strain of flu circulating in 2012-13 — H3N2 — made the illness deadlier for children, explained Lynnette Brammer, an epidemiologist with the CDC. “With […]

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