All posts tagged "heart problems"

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    Poor Health Literacy Poses Risks for Patients

    Patients who rely on pacemakers and defibrillators to maintain a normal heart rhythm run the risk of serious health complications if they don’t fully understand how the devices work and what to do when they experience an...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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    Diabetics Should Watch for Dipping Blood Sugars Causing Irregular Heart Rhythms

    New research shows that dangerous overnight blood sugar levels often go undetected and cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances in older patients with Type 2 diabetes and associated heart problems. The findings from the research –...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Urine Test May Predict Kidney Failure in High Blood Pressure Patients

    Healthy people with high blood pressure who excrete a slight excess of protein in the urine raise their risk of developing kidney and heart complications. According to a study, more attention should focus on the potential health...

    • Posted April 30, 2010
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  • Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Associated With Heart Problems

    New research has found that hormone therapy used to treat men with advanced prostate cancer is associated with an increased chance of developing various heart problems. The findings of the study, the largest and most comprehensive to...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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