Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kaiser Permanente Researchers Find Epidemic of Deaths Due to Heart Failure in U.S.

Kaiser Permanente researchers put the spotlight on age 65 and over baby boomers and find that deaths due to heart failure are increasing in the United States. Their findings were published in the October 29 issue of JAMA Cardiology. The researchers say that heart failure is a chronic, progressive form of heart disease in which …

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IU Research Find Shocking Ways to Heal Wound Infections

Researchers at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine’s Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, have found a way to fight against bacterial infections by using a dressing that uses an electronic field to disrupt biofilm infection in wounds. Chandan Sen, Ph.D. and Sashwati Roy, Ph. D’s research finding were published in the April 1, 2019 issue of the …

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AHRQ Project Designed to Increase Use of Cardiac Rehab After Coronary Events

Days ago, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced a $6 million, 3-year project designed to save lives by increasing the patient’s participation in their cardiac rehabilitation after cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, heart failure, angioplasty, or heart surgery. Cardiac rehabilitation programs designed to help patients return to an active lifestyle through …

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