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America’s Heart Disease Capitals

Every year cardiovascular disease kills about 18 million people worldwide — this is about a third of all deaths on the planet. In the United States, heart disease is still the top killer,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 8th, 2018

Peru"s ex-president Kuczynski hospitalized after jailing

Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been hospitalized days after he was detained as part of a money laundering probe into his ties to the company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 17th, 2019

A Single Tiny Change on Nutrition Labels Could Save Many Lives

Nearly a million cases of heart disease and diabetes could be prevented by the implementation of one small change on food ingredient labels. According to a study published Monday in Circulation, a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 16th, 2019

How food labels could cut health-care costs by more than $31 billion

More detailed food labels could reduce risks of heart disease and diabetes, lower medical costs, a new study says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Suspect heart disease? Here’s how to fight back

Nearly half the adults in the United States have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the latest figures from the American Heart Association. Heart disease has been the No. 1 cause of death for both American women and men for many years, whi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Johns Hopkins medical device spinoff raises $1.5 million

An Annapolis firm focused on building medical devices to monitor heart disease has raised $1.5 million to support clinical trials, as it works to bring its first product to market. Vixiar Medical Inc., a spinout of Johns Hopkins, is developing non-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

For heart disease prevention, skip the daily aspirin

Daily intake of low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attacks is no longer recommended. That’s according to 2019 guidance on cardiovascular disease prevention from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Exceptions inclu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

An aspirin a day might not keep heart attacks away after all

New guidelines now warn low-dose aspirin “should rarely be used” to prevent heart attacks and stroke in people over 70 or without known cardiovascular disease......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2019

The States With the Least Heart Disease

No other condition kills more people in the United States than heart disease. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. On average, 6.9% of American adults have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 14th, 2019

The States With The Least Heart Disease

No other condition kills more people in the United States than heart disease. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. On average, 6.9% of American adults have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 13th, 2019

The States With the Most Heart Disease

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. Heart disease is by far the leading cause of death in the country. On average, 6.9% of American........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 13th, 2019

The States With The Most Heart Disease

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. Heart disease is by far the leading cause of death in the country. On average, 6.9% of American........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 12th, 2019

Edwards Lifesciences Makes Investments in Heart Failure Space

The two transactions align with Edwards Lifesciences' (EW) goal of making the most innovative medical care available to patients of structural heart disease. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 12th, 2019

How insufficient sleep may increase your risk for heart disease

Your sleep affects everything… and everything affects your sleep. More and more, we understand the impact of sleep dysfunction on our health and, in particular, on cardiovascular disease risk and outcomes. Insufficient sleep is defined as getting.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2019

Quick, easy and painless heart scan saves patient’s life

Vito Lullo was 59 years old with no family history of heart disease when his niece urged him to get a coronary artery scan. Other than feeling some pressure in his chest periodically when mowing the lawn, Lullo had no other health symptoms – and the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

28 Dangerous Things Experts Link To Heart Disease

Someone in the United States dies from cardiovascular disease every 38 seconds, according to experts at The American Heart Association Report. Heart disease is the top killer, leading to 610,000........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 27th, 2019

AstraZeneca"s Brilinta Found To Alleviate Cardiovascular Risk In Late-Stage Study

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE: AZN) was saved from heartache after its heart disease drug Brilinta succeeded in a late-stage study, sending its shares higher Monday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 25th, 2019

UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank

The J.M.R. Barker Foundation is contributing $2.5 million to UT Health San Antonio to help develop a centralized biobank that backers hope will accelerate biomedical research and expand the institution’s role in fighting cancer and heart disease, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Drug Giants Can Save America Billions. But Will They?

Heart drugs and other preventative medicines are keeping down Medicare costs. But pharma’s pricing and priorities may hold back advances......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 15th, 2019

Cancer drugs are way more expensive in the US than other countries

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death, just behind heart disease. In 2018, it killed 9.6 million people globally. The same year, there were over….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 4th, 2019

Brainstorm Health: New Drug Pricing Proposal, Heart Disease, Digital Health Popularity

Brainstorm Health Daily: January 31, 2019 Good afternoon, readers. A bit of breaking news going into the evening--some that could, theoretic.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 31st, 2019