Stryker ’ s Physio-Control wins FDA PMA for Lifepak defibs
Stryker‘s (NYSE:SYK) Physio-Control business said today it won FDA premarket approval for the continued marketing and distribution of its Lifepak professional defibrillators in the US. The clearance includes its Lifepak 1000, refurbished Lifepak 20 defibrillator and monitor, Lifepak 20e defibrillator and monitor and the Lifepak 15 defibrillator and monitor, the Redmond, Wash.-based company said. “Physio-Control is excited to have reached this major milestone with our complete portfolio of devices in both the professional and public safety markets. This is the culmination of several years of significant work, su...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance physiocontrol Stryker Source Type: news

Mount Carmel ’s heart team directs its efforts on helping patients live full lives
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 28 million Americans are living with heart disease. And while that may sound daunting, the key word in that sentence is living. People are living with heart disease. And that ’s due in large part to advances in treatment that are keeping patients out of the hospital and living their lives. Mount Carmel is addressing the “living” aspect of conditions like heart disease and stroke by developing its facilities and treatment programs around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mount Carmel Source Type: news

Mount Carmel ’s heart team directs its efforts on helping patients live full lives
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 28 million Americans are living with heart disease. And while that may sound daunting, the key word in that sentence is living. People are living with heart disease. And that ’s due in large part to advances in treatment that are keeping patients out of the hospital and living their lives. Mount Carmel is addressing the “living” aspect of conditions like heart disease and stroke by developing its facilities and treatment programs around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Mount Carmel Source Type: news

Froedtert Health pays $25 million for shuttered Ascension heart hospital
Froedtert Health paid $25 million to an affiliate of Ascension Wisconsin for the 7.6-acre campus of the former Wisconsin Heart Hospital in Wauwatosa, according to a real estate transfer document. Wauwatosa-based Froedtert Health, which has its headquarters hospital nearby at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, announced the acquisition on Wednesday. Neither Froedtert nor Glendale-based Ascension Wisconsin disclosed the terms of the transaction. The dollar value was included Thursday in a filing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Froedtert Health pays $25 million for shuttered Ascension heart hospital
Froedtert Health paid $25 million to an affiliate of Ascension Wisconsin for the 7.6-acre campus of the former Wisconsin Heart Hospital in Wauwatosa, according to a real estate transfer document. Wauwatosa-based Froedtert Health, which has its headquarters hospital nearby at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, announced the acquisition on Wednesday. Neither Froedtert nor Glendale-based Ascension Wisconsin disclosed the terms of the transaction. The dollar value was included Thursday in a filing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: July 27, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From the FDA clearing LifeSignal’s wireless ECG to Zavation receiving FDA clearance for its expandable corpectomy cage, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. FDA clears LifeSignal’s wireless ECG LifeSignals announced in a July 26 press release that it has received FDA clearance for its wireless LP1100 Life Signal Patch. The patch is designed to be used in wearables and healthcare monitoring devices. The clearance allows the company to use the Life Signal Processor to develop ECG and other vital sign monitoring wearables ...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Patient Monitoring Prosthetics Regulatory/Compliance DoseOptics FBC Device Flashback Technologies Health.io LifeSignal Medi-Lynx Cardiac Monitoring MedTe Source Type: news

Leading Lipid Guidelines Disagree
From the ACC/AHA to the ESC/EAS, do you know where major global dyslipidemia guidelines agree and disagree? This 6-question quiz will answer that.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - July 27, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Cardiovascular Disease Source Type: news

Wichita hospital selected for medical device clinical trial
This places Via Christi — and Wichita for that matter — on the leading edge of a technology that eventually could be taken to market and possibly become a standard of care in cardiology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about bibasilar crackles
Bibasilar crackles are abnormal sounds from the base of the lungs, and they usually signal a problem with airflow. Some causes of bibasilar crackles include bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, and heart failure. In this article, we describe the sounds and symptoms in detail. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Netflix ’ s ‘ The Bleeding Edge ’ blasts medtech & FDA
Essure activist Angie Firmalino discusses surgeries with a nurse in Netflix’s ‘The Bleeding Edge.’ Netflix has unleashed a blistering indictment of the medical device industry, the FDA and doctors who accept money from medtech in its new documentary, ‘The Bleeding Edge,’ released today. The film depicts people who have suffered injuries and/or illnesses following placement of Bayer’s Essure sterilization device, Johnson & Johnson’s vaginal mesh, various manufacturers’ metal artificial hips, and women whose surgeons used Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci robotic arm to p...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: 510(k) Blog Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Gynecological Metal-on-Metal Neurological Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance AdvaMed Bayer British Medical Journal Intuitive Surgical JAMA Internal Medicine johnsonandjohn Source Type: news

Jul 27, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Jul 27, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Leadless pacing, AF detection, coronary calcium, BP control and omega-3 fatty acids are discussed in this week's podcasttheheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Natural remedies for heart health: Study finds pomegranate juice combined with propolis protects against heart attack
(Natural News) Heart attacks, or acute myocardial infarctions, are among the leading causes of death, second only to cancer. Many of these heart events are preventable, however, and one of the best ways to avoid them is to adhere to a heart-healthy diet. Various foods are said to be good for one’s heart and, in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PFO Closure Plus Antiplatelet Backed for Younger Stroke Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Expert panel diverges from professional society recommendations (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Linagliptin Heart Safety Data; IVF Celebrates 40 Years; Exergaming for Kids
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Edwards shares fall despite Q2 EPS, sales beat
Shares in Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) have fallen in early morning trading today despite the medical device maker posting second quarter earnings that topped expectations on Wall Street. The Irvine, Calif.-based company posted profits of $282.7 million, or $1.32 per share, on sales of $943.7 million for the three months ended June 30, for bottom-line growth of 12.1% while sales grew 51.9% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were $1.24, ahead of the $1.08 consensus on Wall Street where analysts expected to see sales of $935 million, which the company also t...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Edwards Lifesciences Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - the simple test YOU can do at home to reveal your risk
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making diet or exercise changes. But how do you know if you ’re likely to have a deadly myocardial infarction? This simple test that you can do at home reveals whether you need to make lifestyle changes - and here’s the best way to do it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HDL-C: Is It Time to Stop Calling It the'Good' Cholesterol? HDL-C: Is It Time to Stop Calling It the'Good' Cholesterol?
Accumulating data show a U-shaped curve for high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and cardiovascular risk. Added to the failure of HDL-raising therapies, is it time to rebrand'good'cholesterol?theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

CMS panel votes on volume requirements for TAVR centers
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee this week opened itself to comments and voted on volume requirements for new and existing transcatheter aortic valve replacement programs and operators. Panelists heard data from individuals across the healthcare spectrum, and ended up voting in the middle on most of the issues, according to a Medscape report. Voting was done on a one-to-five scale of confidence, with five showing high confidence in the resolution, according to the report. On considering hospitals with no TAVR experience opening new programs, ...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Regulatory/Compliance Replacement Heart Valves Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Source Type: news

AHA: For Protein & Your Heart, Pick Quality Over Quantity
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the key is moderation and choosing wisely. " Very high intake of meat, especially processed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- For patients with asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction (ALVSD), those with diabetes have increased risk of heart failure development and hospitalization, according to a study published in the June issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Time to Slow Down While HIV/AIDS is Threatening a New Generation
Credit: UNICEFBy Dr Chewe LuoAMSTERDAM, Jul 27 2018 (IPS)As the 22nd International AIDS Conference wraps up in Amsterdam, I can’t help but reflect on how far we have come on this journey with the AIDS epidemic. When I first qualified as a pediatrician in Zambia some 30 years ago, Southern Africa was only just awakening to the magnitude of the AIDS crisis starting to play out in the region. Some governments famously refused to acknowledge the severity of the epidemic and questioned even the existence of HIV and its connection to AIDS.Zambia had its moment of shocked awareness when the 30 year-old son of President Kenn...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr Chewe Luo Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Stay hydrated and drink this type of water to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can increase your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. For this reason, it ’s important to treat the condition by making some lifestyle changes. Some simple diet swaps are recommended, including drinking a specific type of water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scuba Diving May Be Risky for Older Hearts
Title: Scuba Diving May Be Risky for Older HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How sharing health data can help create a healthier Central Ohio
Did you know your health blueprint has the power to potentially save lives? Central Ohio was recently chosen as a pilot community for the American Heart Association ’s new program, My Research Legacy. This program brings together a team of scientific, medical and business experts, as well as people from all communities to learn how things like our daily health choices and genetic makeup can impact our heart- and brain-health. My Research Legacy is a chance f or people to learn more about their personal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: American Heart Association Source Type: news

Hypertriglyceridemia in Diabetes Mellitus Hypertriglyceridemia in Diabetes Mellitus
A new study examines the pathophysiology of hypertriglyceridemia in children with diabetes mellitus. Could it play a role in the later development of cardiovascular disease?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Christiaan Barnard--The Surgeon Who Dared Christiaan Barnard--The Surgeon Who Dared
In a new biography of Dr Christiaan Barnard, his long-time friend and colleague David Cooper, MD summarizes his fascinating and controversial life.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heart Failure Guidelines: Introduction to the New Agents Heart Failure Guidelines: Introduction to the New Agents
Review updated guidelines for the management of heart failure that have been revised to include the two novel pharmacologic agents sacubitril/valsartan and ivabradine.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Genetic basis of heart rhythms explored in large population study
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) New information about the biology behind the heart's electrical activity has been revealed in a major genome study with the largest sample size ever of a project of this type. These molecular mechanisms offer insights into cardiac electrical diseases and could suggest avenues of drug research for preventing and treating heart rhythm or conduction problems. Genes in 44 loci identified as associated with the PR interval on an EKG are overrepresented in cardiac disease processes, including heart block, sick sinus syndrome, and atrial fibrillation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Portfolio diet lowers many risk factors for heart disease
(University of Toronto) University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Key to artery health lies in LYVE-1 macrophage
(National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) NUS Medicine researchers have discovered that a population of macrophages associated with blood vessels actively protects our arteries from detrimental changes to their structure and function. They also uncovered the novel mechanism by which these macrophages exert their protective effects. The work has clinical implications for both aging and cardiovascular diseases, in which arterial stiffness plays an important role. This knowledge should help in the development of new or improved treatments for arterial diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eating avocados keeps your heart healthy and strong
(Natural News) If you’re worried that the avocado in your guacamole will give you a heart attack, you’ll be happy to know it won’t. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Studies indicate that the avocado could be one of the best mainstays in a diet that promotes a healthy heart and a flat tummy. Avocado’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: 3 heart-healthy diet myths
Don't get tricked by these 3 heart-healthy diet myths? Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The food you eat can play a major role in your risk of developing heart disease. But three popular nutrition myths could steer you down the wrong path. Learn about the role of coconut [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Abbott Makes Strong Statement in TMVR Space with SUMMIT
Abbott Laboratories has hit a substantial milestone in its plan to bring the Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system to the U.S. market. The Abbott Park, IL-based company said it has initiated SUMMIT, a pivotal clinical study of the TMVR system. Up to 1,010 patients will be enrolled in up to 80 sites in the pivotal trial. Abbott said the investigational Tendyne device is the first and only mitral valve replacement that can be repositioned and fully retrieved, allowing the surgeon to precisely place the device during implantation, which could improve patient outcomes. Tendyne is a tri-leaflet, bioprost...
Source: MDDI - July 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: TAVR MEDCAC; ICA Calcified in Kids; Fenestrated EVAR
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Protease Inhibitors in Patients With HIV, HF May Up CV Mortality Protease Inhibitors in Patients With HIV, HF May Up CV Mortality
Readmission for heart-failure decompensation and cardiovascular death are more likely for patients with HIV on antiretrovirals who are also taking protease inhibitors, suggests a single-center study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

TAVR Growing Even in Younger Age Groups
(MedPage Today) -- National trends seen across ages through 2015 likely have continued (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

A Major Drug Company Now Has Access to 23andMe ’s Genetic Data. Should You Be Concerned?
Consumer genetic testing company 23andMe announced on Wednesday that GlaxoSmithKline purchased a $300 million stake in the company, allowing the pharmaceutical giant to use 23andMe’s trove of genetic data to develop new drugs — and raising new privacy concerns for consumers. The “collaboration” is a way to make “novel treatments and cures a reality,” 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki said in a company blog post. But, though it isn’t 23andMe’s first foray into drug discovery, the deal doesn’t seem quite so simple to some medical experts — or some of the roughly 5 million 2...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Genetics healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Use of 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines Would Increase HTN Prevalence
THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 -- Adoption of the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) hypertension guidelines would increase the proportion of 45- to 75-year-olds labeled as having hypertension in the United States... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Application of a Tool to Identify Undiagnosed Hypertension - United States, 2016
Using the Million Hearts Hypertension Prevalence Estimator Tool to calculate and compare observed and predicted prevalences of hypertension among approximately 9 million U.S. patients revealed that nearly one in eight patients with hypertension might not have received a diagnosis. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HIV Increases Heart Failure Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Study adds to evidence but mechanism remains unclear (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

American College of Cardiology and Medscape American College of Cardiology and Medscape
NULL IN SCS TARGETMedscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Don & #039;t Expect Boston Scientific M & amp;A to Slow Down Anytime Soon
It came as no surprise that M&A seemed to be top of mind for many investors during Boston Scientific's second-quarter earnings call Wednesday. As MD+DI has reported on recently, the company has announced six acquisitions since March, including two in July. So naturally, during the question and answer portion of the call, several industry analysts asked CEO Mike Mahoney about the recent uptick in deal activity and whether or not that trend will continue into 2019. Mahoney first said that the company has developed "excellent capabilities" to execute on the integration of these acquisitions and that the more mat...
Source: MDDI - July 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Complex Type 2 Diabetes Patients: Who Should Lead the Team? Complex Type 2 Diabetes Patients: Who Should Lead the Team?
The complexities of managing patients with cardiovascular complications of T2D require a team effort. Who should be doing what?American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Doctor in the C-Suite: Physician takes over as CEO of Nazareth Hospital
On the drawing board for the Northeast Philadelphia Hospital are an off-campus ambulatory care center focusing on women's health and an on-campus cardiopulmonary rehab center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Star spotted speeding near black hole at centre of Milky Way
Chile ’s Very Large Telescope tracks S2 star as it reaches mind-boggling speeds by supermassive black holeAstronomers have observed a star speeding close to the massiveblack hole at the centre of the Milky Way for the first time.The observations, made using the Very Large Telescope in Chile, tracked a star called S2 as it passed through the extreme gravitational field at the heart of our galaxy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Black holes Science Space Astronomy Source Type: news

Antidepressant After ACS May Help Long-Term Cardiac Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Extended trial follow-up shows advantages where prior RCTs have not (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Scuba Diving May Be Risky for Older Hearts
THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 -- Scuba diving might sound like a great adventure, but a new report warns that if you are older and overweight, you have a higher chance of having a heart attack while underwater. These divers need to address any health... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

'Grain-free' dog food may be linked to deadly heart disease
Unusual cases of potentially deadly heart disease have been cropping up in dogs fed dog food containing legumes and potatoes that is often marketed as being "grain free," prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Grain-free dog food may be linked to deadly heart disease, FDA warns
Unusual cases of potentially deadly heart disease have been cropping up in dogs fed grain-free dog food, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Why Having Sex Makes You Feel Better The Next Day, According to Science
Sex has long been linked to a lengthened life and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. But new research suggests that it may have powerful emotional benefits, too: it seems to strengthen the bonds of relationships and adds happiness and meaning to life. A recent paper published in the journal Emotion by Todd Kashdan and his colleagues at George Mason University used daily diaries to examine the link between sexual behavior and wellbeing. 152 college students were asked to keep a record of their sexual behaviors, emotions and feelings every day for three weeks. People’s wellbeing was measured by their positive feel...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Gregory Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Sex/Relationships Source Type: news