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Heart beat rate predicts life expectancy

A study suggests how fast a person's heart beats, when resting, can help to predict whether they are going to die early.

Boy writes letter asking judge to keep his mother in prison

Middletown - A boy who watched his mother fatally stab his father in the chest with a knife has written a letter to a judge asking him to to keep her behind bars. Little Bradyn Takach, 10, was only four when he saw his mother, Shannon Smith, stab his dad to death.

Review: Ann Wilson from Heart fantastic on 'The Ann Wilson Thing' solo EP Special

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ann Wilson from Heart is back with her newest solo EP "The Ann Wilson Thing," which is a superb studio effort.

Ann Wilson from Heart to release 'The Ann Wilson Thing' solo EP

Rock queen Ann Wilson from the rock band Heart will be releasing her new EP "The Ann Wilson Thing" on September 18 digitally, as well as October 9 in stores.

Peanuts linked to better health

Amsterdam - Peanuts have been found to have the equivalent effects on health as tree nuts, although, unsurprisingly, peanut butter is not associated with the good health effect. This is based on a new study.

Review: Ann and Nancy Wilson from Heart superb on 'Dog & Butterfly' book Special

Ann and Nancy Wilson from the acclaimed rock band Heart are delightful on their latest children's book "Dog & Butterfly."

Programmable robots can swim through arteries

Researchers have developed tiny robots (‘nanobots’) that can swim through clogged arteries, carrying out lifesaving medical procedures.

Review: Ann and Nancy Wilson from Heart amaze at Foxwoods Resort Casino Special

Mashantucket - On July 3, Ann and Nancy Wilson from rock band Heart performed a concert at The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Ann and Nancy Wilson from Heart to play Foxwoods Resort Casino

Mashantucket - Fans of rock band Heart in the East Coast are in for a real treat. They will be performing at Foxwoods Resort Casino on July 3.

Apple claims that Watch's erratic heart rate monitor is a feature

Since Apple updated the Apple Watch's software to 1.0.1, users have complained of erratic heart rate monitoring with infrequent measurements. Now, Apple has acknowledged the complaints - and responded by saying that this "feature" is normal behaviour.

Interview with rock duo V2's producer Ron Nevison Special

V2 are one of the most exciting new rock acts around at the moment and have recently released their debut album, produced by the very experienced Ron Nevison. He spoke to Digital Journal.

France's second artificial heart recipient says 'recovered'

Paris - A man who in August became the second person in France to receive a much-hyped new-generation artificial heart said in his first interview Sunday he had "recovered", to the point of going on bike rides.

Teenagers should eat more nuts for future health

A medical report suggests a low consumption of nuts each day correlates with an improved cardiovascular risk profile among teenagers. The study drew on medical records to reach its findings.

Six-day-old baby has youngest U.S. heart transplant

Los Angeles - A six-day old premature baby has become the youngest infant to receive a heart transplant at a U.S. hospital, doctors and her proud parents said.

Which is worse: Sugar or salt?

London - Which is worse for you: sugar or salt? Conflicting information is presented to consumers year-on-year. A new row has erupted on this issue within the scientific community.

Professor wins top award for heart research

Helsinki - The science company HyTest celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2014. To mark this, the company launched the the HyTest Cardiac Marker Award for those who have improved cardiac disease diagnosis over the last 20 years.

Gut bacteria by-products can trigger heart failure

A chemical produced by intestinal bacteria has been linked to heart failure, according to a new study. The chemical and heart risk link has been established previously, but the association with bacteria is new.

Insight into how red meat harms arteries

According to an animal study, gut microbes produce an important metabolite that promotes atherosclerosis in association with the consumption of red meat.

Review: Heart delights on new 'Heart & Friends - Home for the Holidays' Special

Rock band Heart is back with their newest album "Heart & Friends - Home for the Holidays," where they cover many holiday favorites.

Amazing coin-sized device can fix an ailing heart

Doctors implanted the world’s first pacemaker, a sort of back-up generator for the heart, in 1958. Since then, doctors have continued using the devices, connected electrically to the heart via a complex system of tiny wires.

Australian doctors transplant 'dead' hearts in surgical breakthrough

Sydney - Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in what they said was a world first that could change the way organs are donated.

New skin patch monitors heart health

A new medical device has been developed. This “skin patch” is able to alert the wearer if they are having heart trouble.

Pneumonia-causing bacteria can pose heart risks

Austin - According to a new study, older adults who are hospitalized for pneumonia are at a higher risk for heart problems. This is because Streptococcus pneumonia bacteria may infiltrate the heart, causing microlesions that can lead to cardiac complications.

Angina treatment Nicorandil recalled

An ischaemic heart disease treatment drug called Nicorandil has been withdrawn from sale by a pharmaceutical firm based in the Philippines. The recall is on account of issues related to recommended production and sales guidelines.

New cardiac drug shows real, life-saving promise

Basel - A new drug developed by Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis could turn the world of cardiovascular medicine on its head in less than 12 months.

Rock band Heart to play concerts in the East Coast

Fans of the iconic rock band Heart are in for a real treat. Ann and Nancy Wilson will be playing shows in the East Coast in August.

Mutation might reduce heart disease

New York - Genetic variants (mutations) that cripple a particular type of protein have been linked with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke.

Heart cell transplants show 'less promise'

London - A new report argues that using bone marrow stem cells to treat heart disease is less promising than other research findings have suggested.

New drugs to lower cholesterol

New research has developed a class of experimental medicines that can lower cholesterol. These drugs aim to help those who cannot tolerate Lipitor and other statin drugs.

Millions could go off blood pressure meds

Washington - One in four American adults over 60 being treated for high blood pressure could go off their medication under recent guidelines issued in the United States, a study said Saturday.
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The picture heart on my wall.
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Nancy and Ann Wilson from rock band Heart
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Heart inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Heart inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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The AliveCor EKG app, yet to be made available to the public
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Ann Wilson from Heart
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Frozen heart.
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Real meaning behind Valentine's Day
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A brooch of a white rose, symbolising love and peace
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A normal heart is shown on the left compared to a heart with dilated cardiomyopathy on the right. Note the increased dimensions of the left ventricle.
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The Fortify VR Cardioverter Defibrillator
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Heart to perform at Jones Beach, New York
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