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Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n the [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

A new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said. ‘The lower your education, the more likely you are to have a heart attack or a stroke – that’s the disturbing but clear finding,’ said lead researcher Rosemary [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, a new study has warned. Researchers from Sax Institute in Australia investigated the links between education and cardiovascular disease events – such as a heart attack or stroke – by [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

US Elections: “Though we are disheartened, we must not lose heart.”

US Elections: “Though we are disheartened, we must not lose heart.”

The election of Donald Trump has stunned the American education unions NEA and AFT. Both unions have actively campaigned for the election of Hillary Clinton who had promised to give quality public education for all a prominent place on her political agenda. “We poured our hopes, our energy and our hearts into this campaign to [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on US Elections: “Though we are disheartened, we must not lose heart.”

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Researchers have developed a blood test that may help detect heart disease in asymptomatic individuals by measuring the immune system’s response to inflammation, a symptom tied to various age-related diseases like dementia and arthritis. In a nine-year-long study of 90 people without heart disease, the test, which spits out a number indicating risk, was better [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Special devices used during open heart surgery may have been contaminated with bacteria that puts patients at risk for life-threatening infections, U.S. health officials warned Thursday. Some LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) Stockert 3T heater-cooler devices, which are used during many open heart surgeries, might have been contaminated with Mycobacterium chimaera bacteria during [...]

October 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Valeant says discount program for heart drugs on track

Valeant says discount program for heart drugs on track

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said its discount and rebates program for two high-priced heart drugs would cover over 90 percent U.S. hospitals once it had finalized the last of the 14 group purchasing organizations. Valeant’s statement comes after Bloomberg reported that some medical centers had yet to see a cent of savings on Nitropress or [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Valeant says discount program for heart drugs on track

Heart diseases catching up more with youngsters in Himachal

Heart diseases catching up more with youngsters in Himachal

A well-known heart specialist Dr. T.S. Mahant has expressed concern and warned the younger population in the hills on their declining cardiac health. Excessive tobacco, alcohol consumption and unhealthy diet are becoming the major reasons of the youngsters falling to the incidence of cardiac ailments at an alarming rate here. Delivering a lecture over the [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Heart diseases catching up more with youngsters in Himachal

These Jobs Are Linked to the Worst Heart Health

These Jobs Are Linked to the Worst Heart Health

Truck drivers and social service workers have something in common: The people who work in these two occupations are the least likely to be heart healthy, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the study, researchers looked at seven measures of heart health in more than 66,000 employees [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on These Jobs Are Linked to the Worst Heart Health

Heart Health Not Ideal in Most Children

Heart Health Not Ideal in Most Children

A large proportion of U.S. children fail to meet the standards set for ideal cardiovascular health, with most having a poor diet and low physical activity, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Children often lacked the heart-healthy diet and physical activity components necessary for what the organization deems optimal cardiovascular health, [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Heart Health Not Ideal in Most Children

Heart Health Of Children In The United States Is Not What It Should Be Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3414682/heart-health-of-children-in-the-united-states-is-not-what-it-should-be/#ZlYhDYybqUBZ15vq.99

Heart Health Of Children In The United States Is Not What It Should Be Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3414682/heart-health-of-children-in-the-united-states-is-not-what-it-should-be/#ZlYhDYybqUBZ15vq.99

The heart health of American children is simply unacceptable according to a new statement released by the American heart Association. An overwhelming majority of kids in the United States have a poor diet and low physical activity says the new heart health study. The study on the heart health of children was published in Circulation, [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Heart Health Of Children In The United States Is Not What It Should Be Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3414682/heart-health-of-children-in-the-united-states-is-not-what-it-should-be/#ZlYhDYybqUBZ15vq.99