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Can hemp seeds reduce heart attack risk?

A new finding concerning the health properties of hemp has been discovered. The material extracted from the Cannabis plant may aid in protecting the heart.

New tissue weaving approach helps cardiac recovery

From linking higher cases of heart disease to PSTD cases to a new medical procedure that involves weaving blood vessels as a method for heart attack recovery, we look at some of the latest research in relation to heart disease.

Using machine learning to estimate risk of cardiovascular death

Research from MIT CSAIL uses machine learning to estimate risk of cardiovascular death. The system, called “RiskCardio,” uses just the first fifteen minutes of a patient's raw electrocardiogram (ECG) signal to produce a risk score.

Regular exercise is good for the heart, no matter your age

New Year and many people start to think about more exercise as part of their resolution for the coming twelve-months. New research acts as a positive incentive - regular exercise is good for your heart, no matter how old you are.

Early cholesterol treatment lowers heart disease risk: study

Paris - Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a major study showed Wednesday.

Antibiotic use may lead to heart problems

Medical researchers have found a link between two types of heart problems and a commonly prescribed class of antibiotics - fluoroquinolones. The greatest risk is where antibiotics are used for 30 days of use.

Cancer now 'leading cause of death' in rich countries

Paris - Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday.

New digital technique to assess heart rhythms

Do our hearts beat digital or analog? Answering this seemingly simple question will have implications for the development of new new classes of drugs to treat heart rhythm disorders.

Review: Kjersti Long amazing on 'Stronger Than You Think I Am' album Special

12-year-old rock prodigy Kjersti Long has released her breakthrough studio album "Stronger Than You Think I Am" on July 19 via Broadway Records.

Tiny 3D-printed heart fabricated complete with blood vessels

Tel Aviv - Given the shortage of organs for transplantation worldwide, medical researchers have been investigating the fabrication of artificial organs. One step towards this is a 3D printed heart.

Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson open up about 'Love Alive' Tour Special

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart have reunited. They chatted about their 2019 "Love Alive" Tour, which is produced by Live Nation.

Review: Heart rocks on live video of 'Crazy On You' with Dave Navarro Special

On January 16, rock group Heart's live video of "Crazy On You" featuring Dave Navarro from "Live in Atlantic City" was released.

Op-Ed: Nicole Michelle is the 'One to Watch in 2019' in pop music

16-year-old pop and R&B artist Nicole Michelle is the "One to Watch in Pop Music in 2019." Digital Journal has the scoop on this female recording artist.

Review: Watch this 16-year-old singer nail 'Alone' by rock band Heart Special

16-year-old pop and R&B artist Nicole Michelle has covered rock band Heart's hit single "Alone," and the result is magical.

Self-powered heart monitor fixes to the skin

Japanese researchers have devised a self-powered heart monitor that undertakes its measurement functions from the outside, by being taped to the skin.

Review: Heart's Ann Wilson releases powerful album of 'Immortal' songs Special

On September 14, Ann Wilson of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Heart released her latest solo studio offering, "Immortal," via BMG.

3D medical imaging to detect irregular heartbeats

An advancement has been made with medical imaging software. A new application can make a 3D representation of the human heart in order to assess the heart for irregular heartbeats, which might signal a cardiovascular problem.

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study

Paris - More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.

Q&A: Health tech for diagnosing peripheral artery disease Special

By utilizing biomarkers and clinical variables found and analyzed by AI, health tech company Prevencio are able to diagnose peripheral artery disease in diabetic patients with 95 percent accuracy. Rhonda Rhyne, President & CEO, Prevencio explains more.

Review: Paul Rodgers triumphs at Jones Beach for 'Stars Align' Tour Special

Wantagh - On August 14, iconic British rock star Paul Rodgers performed at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on Long Island, as part of the "Stars Align" Tour.

Review: Ann Wilson of Heart brings powerhouse rock vocals to Jones Beach Special

Wantagh - On August 14, Ann Wilson of Heart performed at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, where she opened for Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers as part of the "Stars Align" Tour.

Ann Wilson of Heart talks 'Stars Align' Tour, 'Immortal' album Special

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ann Wilson of Heart chatted with Digital Journal about being on the "Stars Align" Tour with Paul Rodgers and Jeff Beck, as well as her upcoming studio album, "Immortal."

Study: four cups of coffee protects the heart

A new study finds that caffeine, at the level equivalent to four standard cups of coffee, protects the heart with the added help of mitochondria.

New algorithm predicts life expectancy after heart failure

London - A new algorithm, devised from deep learning, can accurately predicts who is most likely to survive heart failure, and for how long. The platform can also determine whether or not a patient will receive a heart transplant.

Interview: 3D printing promises transplantable hearts Special

The company BIOLIFE4D wants to create transplantable hearts based on patients’ own cells, eliminating organ rejection, through 3D bio-printing. The company's Steven Morris explains more.

Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

Paris - Just one cigarette a day carries nearly half the risk for heart attack and stroke as smoking a full pack of 20, according to a large-scale study published Thursday.

The man with a young woman's heart

Cape Town - Fifty years ago South Africa stunned the world: A surgeon in Cape Town, Christiaan Barnard, successfully transplanted the heart of a woman into the chest of a dying man.

Heart surgery? Slate it for the afternoon, study says

Paris - The risk of serious heart problems after open heart surgery nearly doubles when the operation is performed in the morning rather than the afternoon, researchers said Friday.

Meet Chip Schutzman: President of Miles High Productions Special

Los Angeles - Chip Schutzman is the president and founder of Miles High Productions, a respected online music marketing, social media and promotion company.

Heart's longtime manager Carol Peters passes away

On September 18, the music industry lost one of its most powerful women, Carol Peters, who was the long-time manager of the rock group Heart (Ann and Nancy Wilson).
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The AliveCor EKG app, yet to be made available to the public
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