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    1. Grief May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Losing your nearest and dearest may break your heart, literally. People are more likely to develop an irregular heartbeat following the death of their spouse or life partner, particularly if they're younger or the lov

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    2. Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating fresh fruit regularly may help prevent heart attacks and strokes, a large study out of China suggests. Adults who ate fresh fruit, such as apples and oranges, every day had about a one-third reduced risk of dyi

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    3. AFib May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who develop atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm irregularity, may be more prone to walking problems -- including reduced speed, strength and balance, a new study suggests. The physical decline associ

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    4. Stem Cell Therapy Promising Against Heart Failure

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stem cell therapy shows promise for people battling heart failure, a new study finds. The clinical trial found that end-stage heart failure patients treated with stem cells harvested from their own bone marrow had 37 perce

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    5. Vitamin D Boosts Heart Function in Study

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regular doses of vitamin D3 may improve heart function in heart failure patients, a new British study suggests. "These findings could make a significant difference to the care of heart failure patients," said study leader

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    6. Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping track of your blood pressure at home may provide a better indicator of your risk for heart disease and stroke than waiting to have it taken by your doctor, Japanese researchers report. The study found the risk f

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    7. Skipping Meds Ups Heart Patients' Stroke Risk

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People at risk for heart disease are much more likely to die from a stroke if they don't take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and blood pressure medications as prescribed, a new study reports. Folks with high blood pr

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    8. Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack victims in the United States are becoming younger and fatter, a new study reveals. The average age of people suffering the deadliest heart attacks fell from 64 years old to 60 years old over the past two

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    9. Heart Patients' Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop depression after being diagnosed with heart disease may be more likely to have a heart attack or die than those without depression, a new study finds. The study included nearly 23,000 heart patients

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    10. Study: No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Widely used antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) don't appear to raise the risk for heart trouble among young and middle-age patients, a large analysis suggests. Commonly prescribed SSR

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