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Let's Talk Health | Cardiovascular Diseases | Episode 9 – Segment 1

Let's Talk Health | Cardiovascular Diseases | Episode 9 – Segment 1 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation including coronary heart disease, angina, heart attack, congenital heart disease and stroke. It’s also known as heart and circulatory disease. According to the current estimate, India will soon have the highest…

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Genetic Testing & Inherited Heart Conditions

Genetic Testing & Inherited Heart Conditions Genetic Counselor, Matt Thomas, discusses his role in the cardiovascular genetic clinic and the importance of genetics testing. Inherited heart conditions can be treated, and with the team approach that is used at the CV Genetic Clinic at UVA, you and your family will meet with a variety of…

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Unemployment May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Unemployment May Increase Heart Attack Risk Does being unemployed raise your risk for heart attack? Dr. David Frid, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic describes the recent result of a Duke University study that suggests that being fired or unemployed can raise your risk for heart attack.

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Sleep Disorders and the Heart: What Do Cardiologists Need to Know?

Sleep Disorders and the Heart: What Do Cardiologists Need to Know? In a video originally posted on www.theheart.org, Charanjit Rihal, M.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Cardiovascular Diseases; Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D.; a Mayo Clinic physician-scientist who specializes in sleep apnea; and Andrew Calvin, M.D., a cardiovascular fellow, discuss sleep disorders, their diagnoses, and…

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Insidermedicine In 60 – July 28, 2011

Insidermedicine In 60 – July 28, 2011 From California – Fructose consumption may raise risk of heart disease, according to a report published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Researchers studied nearly 50 adults whose daily calorie consumption was 25% glucose, fructose, or high fructose corn syrup. After two weeks, researchers found that…

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