News Analysis: An End To Heart Disease? Not Quite

The introduction of a new class of cholesterol drugs led some experts to believe that we might be able to virtually eliminate heart attacks. But it hasn’t worked out that way.

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  • Sugar industry misled public, hid connection to heart disease for decades: U.S. report
    concluded that there was “no doubt” that the only dietary intervention needed to prevent heart disease was reducing cholesterol and saturated fat. The researchers played down the effects of sugar, according to an analysis of historical documents ...
    11/23/2017 - 8:59 am | View Link
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    11/23/2017 - 8:08 am | View Link
  • IVF babies at greater heart risk
    A recent study has linked in vitro fertilization with an increased risk of congenital heart defects. The analysis of published studies found a 45% increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns when women become pregnant via in vitro fertilization ...
    11/23/2017 - 12:15 am | View Link
  • Global Ventricular Assistive Device (VAD) Market 2016-2025 | Market Research Reports
    LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Global Ventricular Assistive Device (VAD) is an implantable mechanical pump that facilitates pumping of blood from lower chambers of the heart to rest of the body. The device aids the patients affected by ...
    11/22/2017 - 10:21 pm | View Link
  • Will drinking a coffee a day really reduce your risk of heart attack?
    This is a person's 10-year probability of developing cardiovascular disease, including stroke, heart failure and atherosclerosis (fatty deposits that clog arteries). This analysis found that including coffee consumption in the equation improved the ...
    11/21/2017 - 9:29 am | View Link
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