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Pressure in the left heart - part 1

Watch the pressure in the left heart go up and down with every heart beat! Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy.  
khanacademy.org
over 4 years ago
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The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal review – the poetry of a medical transplant

Through masterly control of language, the French philosopher’s slim novel manages to make a medical procedure moving  
theguardian.com
over 4 years ago
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Heart transplant surgeon: Longest living patient 'remarkable' - BBC News

The surgeon who operated on the world's longest-surviving heart transplant patient says surviving "in excess of 30 years" is "remarkable".  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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US Recommendations Against PSA Test Taken to Heart by PCPs

Primary care providers in the US have halved their use of PSA testing following the 2012 task force recommendations not to routinely screen all men. Urologists seem to have ignored them.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Announcement: American Heart Month — February 2016 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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High cholesterol diet is not linked to increased heart risk, study shows

Eating a diet with relatively high cholesterol content and eating eggs regularly are not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease events including myocardial infarction, shows a 20 year follow-up study of men in Finland that included some at increased genetic risk.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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New blood test to detect inherited heart conditions - BBC News

A new blood test could help diagnose people with inherited heart conditions, the British Heart Foundation says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy and Heart Defects: No Link

Many factors associated with antidepressant use in pregnancy do increase the risk, but that risk disappears after controlling for those factors.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Sirolimus to Prevent Vasculopathy after Heart Transplant

Dr Sudhir Kushwaha describes vasculopathy following heart transplants and gives the lowdown on sirolimus-based immunosuppression.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Late Failing Heart Allografts

Learn more about the role of antibody-mediated rejection and coronary arteriosclerosis in late failing heart allografts.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Laser treatment opens temporary window in blood-brain barrier

A laser system used to kill brain tumours also temporarily disrupts the blood-brain barrier, allowing chemotherapy drugs to pass into the brain for up to six weeks, finds a study published in PLoS One.1 The discovery may give doctors a window of opportunity to use drugs against glioblastoma that are normally ineffective, the researchers said.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Athlete's Heart or Cardiomyopathy? NBA Helps Find Difference

Data from stress echocardiography of elite US basketball players should provide benchmarks for distinguishing exercise-induced cardiac remodeling from cardiomyopathy in exceptionally large athletes.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Meningitis B vaccine: Hearts v heads - BBC News

Deciding which children should get a life-saving vaccine against meningitis B is a battle between hearts and heads.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Moments of joy 'can damage heart' - BBC News

The emotional stress that causes chest pains and breathlessness can occur in moments of joy as well as anger, grief and fear, a Swiss study suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Graft Failure in Emerging Adult Heart Transplant Recipients

Late adolescent and emerging adult heart transplant patients may be at a greater risk for graft failure compared to older adult recipients, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Slow Gait Speed Adds to Heart-Failure Risk Scores

"Frailty assessment using gait speed is simple and inexpensive and suggests new strategies for intervention," a study author said.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Canine Companions Appear to Help Heart Health: Swedish Study

The findings suggest that "especially for those who live alone, dog ownership makes a significant difference . . . in health status."  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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External and internal features of the heart - plastic model

This video and its channel are supported by "Human Anatomy Education" page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AnatomyEducation Objectives • Describe: the bo...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Heart and coronary circulation - dissection

This video and its channel are supported by "Human Anatomy Education" page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AnatomyEducation After watching this video, it...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago