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Her Heart is so excited to hear the Victorian Heart Hospital in progress, which is set to turn around the statistic that heart disease is the single leading cause of death for Australians. "The first designs for the Victorian Heart Hospital - Australia’s first dedicated cardiac...

(From Harvard Health Publishing) All people have days when they feel sad, gloomy, or down in the dumps. But if those feelings last for weeks and you gradually stop feeling hopeful or happy about anything in your life, you may have depression....

By Shereen Lehmen (Reuters Health) - Following practices recommended for “optimal” heart health may also reduce the risk of developing a serious heart-rhythm disorder, researchers say. A large U.S. study that followed middle-aged men and women for about 25 years found that those who stuck most closely...

(by Cathy O'Leary) Kayla Gerrans still cannot believe she came close to needing a heart transplant just because she was pregnant. Only now —18 months after she collapsed with heart failure in a hospital carpark — can she talk about her brush with death when she...

Substantial sex and racial gaps exist for cardiac rehabilitation referral at hospital discharge, especially among females, African-Americans, Hispanic and Asian patients leading to less favorable outcomes and/or survival rates. Cardiac rehabilitation is recommended for all eligible patients, regardless of their gender or race yet referral rates...

(by Brandon May) In a recent article published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) provided updated recommendations regarding quality measures that may improve the quality of current cardiac rehabilitation (CR) strategies in...

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