Cardiology - Researchers map the changes in metabolism that occur after a heart attack
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 Raising your risk of cardiac death through the southern dietRaising your risk of cardiac death through the southern diet
 
In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. James Shikany about diet and how different diets can affect your risk for cardiac death.
 
   Researchers map the changes in metabolism that occur after a heart attackResearchers map the changes in metabolism that occur after a heart attack
 
Scientists have mapped out the alterations in metabolism that occur following a heart attack, and the results of their study were published recently.
 
   New cardiac rehabilitation intervention improves quality of life in hospitalized heart failure patientsNew cardiac rehabilitation intervention improves quality of life in hospitalized heart failure patients
 
An innovative cardiac rehabilitation intervention started earlier and more custom-tailored to the individual improved physical function, frailty, quality-of-life, and depression in hospitalized heart failure patients, compared to traditional rehabilitation programs.
 
 Study shows why some stroke patients do not have abnormal heart rhythms
 
Study shows why some stroke patients do not have abnormal heart rhythmsScientists have shed light on why some people who have a stroke do not also have abnormal heart rhythms, even though their hearts contain similar scar tissue. Their results, published today in eLife, could help identify the best treatments for people who might be at risk of recurrent stroke, new heart disorders, or both.
 
 
 Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at anytime
 
Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at anytime"It was a chilling sight for anyone who saw it," said Professor Stephan Achenbach, president of the European Society of Cardiology, the world's largest organization of heart doctors.
 
 
 Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase odds of developing heart failure
 
Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase odds of developing heart failureBreathing in secondhand cigarette smoke may leave you more vulnerable to heart failure, a condition where the heart isn't pumping as well as it should and has a hard time meeting the body's needs, according to a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session.
 
 
 Older heart failure patients significantly benefit from tailored cardiac rehab program
 
Older heart failure patients significantly benefit from tailored cardiac rehab programOlder patients hospitalized with acute heart failure who participated in a novel 12-week physical rehabilitation (rehab) program tailored to address their specific physical impairments had significant gains not only in physical functioning but also quality of life and depression compared with those receiving usual care, regardless of their heart's ejection fraction.