Processed red meat linked to heart failure and death (dailyRx News) Bacon for breakfast, a ham sandwich for lunch and hot dogs for dinner could be a recipe for heart failure. A recent study found that heart failure rates were more common among people who ate the most processed red meat. The authors of this…

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Heart attacks after noncardiac surgery may go unnoticed without simple blood test (dailyRx News) Heart attacks often come with warning signs, such as pain or discomfort in the chest. Attacks after surgery, however, may go undetected unless patients have a blood test that can spot heart trouble. Every year, more than 8 million adults worldwide experience…

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Heart failure risk rose in men who sat for long periods and did not get physical activity (dailyRx News) While sitting may not seem harmful, a sedentary lifestyle may raise the risk of heart disease and premature death. Inactivity may also increase the chances of heart failure in men. Heart failure affects an estimated 5.7…

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High blood pressure readings at home rather than a clinic may identify likely heart trouble (dailyRx News) High blood pressure can be a “masked” villain. Readings at a clinic may show normal blood pressure levels, while home readings may give a more accurate view of cardiovascular health. A new study found that patients who had…

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