Health Problems

Some heart patients ride roller coasters and other thrill-seeking activities despite warnings

Adults with an inherited thickening of the heart muscle, often don’t stop participating in thrill-seeking activities despite recommendations that they should. And while some experienced minor consequences, only a few suffered serious health effects as a result, according to preliminary research from an online survey to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s […]

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Barriers to using stroke-preventing anticoagulants in Canada hinder appropriate management of patients with AF

International guidelines recommend direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) over warfarin to prevent stroke for most patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, a substantial portion of patients in Canada, who would benefit from anticoagulation, do not receive it adequately or at all. Experts review the evidence for the use of DOACs in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, […]

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How to eat between meals

No snacks between meals is not good for the figure. The habit of snacking protects from outbreaks of acute hunger before the next meal, which man devours food and drink more than is physiologically necessary to his body. Snacking is an additional meals throughout the day in addition to basic, Breakfast, lunch and dinner. People […]