Items Tagged ‘AHA’

November 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    November 22, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: ABC News, ABC15 Phoenix, ACA, adolescent psychologist, Affordable care act, Aguas Digital.com, AHA, alzheimer's disease, american heart association, AP Associated Press, Arizona Republic, Arizona State Univeristy


April 5, 2013

Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Walkers who feel as though they are way down on the exercise chain can now hold their heads a little higher…”This is a valuable study that was done on a large number of people,” said Dr. Gerald Fletcher, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, Dr. Gerald Fletcher, health benefits, quantity of exercise, running, walking, Yahoo! News Canada


December 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    December 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. This week’s report covers two weeks of highlights because we were unable to publish last week due to technical difficulties. This will be the last news summary of 2012. Our first report of 2013 will be […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, C. diff, chest compression-only CPR, chest compressions, cluster headache, concussion, concussion testing, CPR, doctor shortage, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick


November 18, 2009 · Leave a Comment

AHA: ARBITER 6-HALTS — Are There Any Clinical Implications?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

By a margin of 0.014 mm in carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), extended-release niacin (Niaspan) demonstrated superiority over ezetimibe (Zetia) as an add-on for high risk patients on long term statin therapy…   Stephen Kopecky, MD, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minn., said there was no doubt that “surrogate endpoints are being overused. […]

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Tags: AHA, Niaspan, Zetia


November 16, 2009 · Leave a Comment

For Men at 40, Risk of Cardiac Death 1 in 8

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Researchers said men at age 40 in the U.S. have a one-in-eight chance of suffering sudden cardiac death over the rest of their lives, a stark indication of the toll cardiovascular disease exacts on society.   For women, researchers said, the risk is 1 in 24. The prevalence has long been of concern to heart […]

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Tags: AHA, Sudden Cardiac Death


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