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Benefits of Using Heart Rate Monitors

— Please Note: This article is presented for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. We all know that the heart is our single most important muscle – it pumps all the vital things that our… Read More »

Heart failure survival rates have barely improved in TWO decades

Heart failure survival rates have barely improved in TWO decades: Condition that affects nearly 1million Brits will kill a fifth of all sufferers within a year The terminal condition currently affects more than 920,000 people in the UK Despite medical advances, deaths from heart failure hardly changed since 2000 People diagnosed with heart failure have… Read More »

MRI cardiac stress test shows promise at identifying fatal heart disease

The use of MRI to determine heart function has been slow to catch on, but a study from Duke Health researchers shows that stress cardiac MRI not only diagnoses disease, but can also predict which cases are potentially fatal. Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic resonance, or CMR, has potential as… Read More »