Aspirin use linked with increased risk of heart failure: Study


Aspirin use was associated with an increased risk of heart failure: a study & nbsp | & nbsp Image source: & nbspiStock Images Brussels: According to new research, taking aspirin is associated with a 26% increased risk of heart failure. Other factors associated with it are smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The results of this research have been published in the ESC Heart Failure Journal. Said study author Dr. Blerim Mujage from the University

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CHOP-led network receives NIH-supported resources to unlock mysteries behind pediatric brain tumors


Uncovering the genetic puzzles behind pediatric brain tumors is at the heart of the mission of the Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN), a multi-institutional research program for brain tumor research with its operations center located at D3b, has collected tumor samples from patients from around the world. With funding from the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Children’s Cancer Data Initiative, part of the National Institutes of

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Fetal heart rate monitoring is feasible, accurate for managing high-risk pregnancies


New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, shows that heart rate monitoring is a feasible and accurate tool for checking heart rhythm abnormalities in the fetuses of pregnant women with anti-Ro/SSA antibodies (Abstract #1464). Women with anti-Ro/SSA antibodies are at increased risk of developing pregnancy complications, including congenital heart block. Ro/SSA antibodies may be present in rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, also known as SLE or lupus, and

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Brooklyn College announces the launch of BCCC-CURE to enhance the lives of cancer patients


Cancer is the second leading cause of death in New York State after heart disease in adults and the second leading cause of death in children after injuries. The number of people diagnosed with the disease increases every year. Looking at the Brooklyn neighborhood, the death rates are higher than ever. This is mainly due to health disparities caused by economic status and the fact that people of different races and countries of origin – including the unregistered population –

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Black patients with systemic sclerosis may experience poorer outcomes more often than others


New research presented this week in ACR Convergence, the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, shows that black people with systemic sclerosis may have more severe disease and a worse outlook than patients in other racial or ethnic groups, and these worrisome disparities may be driven by several Social and Economic Factors (Abstract No. 1854). Systemic scleroderma, also known as scleroderma, is a relatively rare autoimmune disease that affects the skin and other organs of the body. The

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Italian watchdog drops Google display adv case as EU antitrust investigates


The Google logo is photographed above an office building in Irvine, California, United States, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s competition watchdog said on Tuesday it had dropped an investigation into allegations that Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) website misused its dominant position in the online display advertising market after European Union antitrust launched a similar investigation. The agency said in its weekly bulletin that the Italian watchdog decided not to take any action because under EU laws,

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No ‘good’ vs. ‘bad’ foods: 10 eating ‘patterns’ to prevent heart disease, death


Looks like we’ve been talking about healthy eating wrong. The American Heart Association released a new scientific statement Tuesday that encourages everyone to focus on their general dietary “patterns” to take care of their indexes, rather than on foods, ingredients, and drinks that are “good” or “bad” for their heart. The “2021 Dietary Guidelines for Improving Cardiovascular Health” were published in the Society’s flagship journal Circulation on Tuesday. This more modern approach to nutrition aims to adapt more easily to

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Homebuilder helps Milton Keynes pupils shine bright on walk to school – MKFM 106.3FM


DWSM – SGB-4519 – Lavendon School students with bag cards donated by David Wilson Homes Pupils at Lavendon School in Milton Keynes received a donation of reflective bag cards to help them shine as they drove to and from school for their Walk to School month last month. International Walk to School Month is held in October each year and was created to raise awareness of the importance of energizing children by walking or going to school every day. Home

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Councillor pledges to quit smoking following decision to ban cigarettes from outside Milton Keynes schools – MKFM 106.3FM


A local council member revealed that he will quit smoking after an inter-party decision was made not to encourage smoking outside schools. Chancellor Paul Trindale, a Liberal Democratic Cabinet member for Customer Services, made a successful proposal to the full council on Wednesday, requesting that signs outside schools urge parents and caregivers not to smoke within 20 meters of school gates or other entrances/exits. He announced that if all members of the Council supported the proposal, he would quit smoking

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