Matters of the Heart

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    Anybody know if calcium supplement for elderly increase risk of death?...
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    Atherosclerosis in Young Patients Increases Risk of Early Death
    February 08, 2017 - A new study suggests that even small calcium deposits in the arteries of young patients can predict an early heart attack or death within a dozen years.
     
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    Bacteria Could Help Heart Attack Sufferers...
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    Oxygen-Producing Bacteria Could Help Heart Attack Sufferers
    June 15, 2017 - Photosynthetic bacteria and light may offer hope to heart disease patients, a new study suggests.
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    Aspirin Linked to Higher Risk of Serious Bleeding in the Elderly
    June 13, 2017 — People who are aged 75 or older and take aspirin daily to ward off heart attacks face a significantly elevated risk of serious or even fatal bleeding and should be given heartburn drugs to minimize the danger, a 10-year study has found.
     
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    Rare Surgical Infection at New Orleans Children's Hospital...
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    Child Heart Patients Treated for Rare Surgical Infection
    September 12, 2017 — At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children's Hospital New Orleans between late May and July have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment.
     

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