Childhood Heart Issues

Discontinuing Hormone Therapy Increases Risk for Stroke and Cardiac Death

Hormone therapy (HT) after menopause continues to be a hotly debated issue. While the benefits of estrogen appear to be universally accepted, new study focuses on the risks of discontinuing HT. The study demonstrates that the risk of cardiac death and stroke increases in the first year after discontinuation of HT. Study results are published in iMenopause/i, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Since publication of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trial data, ...

Cancer Drug Trodusquemine can Help Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

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A drug to treat breast cancer and
diabetes has been found to melt away the fat inside arteries that can cause
heart attack and stroke. A single dose of ...

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