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A woman runs after a young child as they laugh playing outside.
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NHLBI in the Press
Adults were 30-40% less likely to experience a stroke if they scored higher on “Life’s Simple 7,” measures of heart-healthy living. The study also found that adults who experienced a stroke but had fewer cardiovascular risks experienced the event 5-6 years later.
A woman smiles as she walks through a neighborhood
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NHLBI in the Press
Postmenopausal women who were more optimistic lived about four years longer than peers who were least optimistic, according to research from the Women’s Health Initiative.
Researchers created a concept for a dissolvable pacemaker that uses wireless technology for temporary heart rhythm control.
Credit: Northwestern University/George Washington Universi...
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NHLBI in the Press
To provide patients with a noninvasive solution for temporary cardiac support, researchers created a prototype for a tiny pacemaker that can dissolve after a few days or several weeks. The model weighs less than half a gram and contains no wires, leads, or batteries.
Doctors and clinicians discuss medical records in a clinical setting
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NHLBI in the Press
By using images of a patient’s heart and pairing that information with their medical history, researchers created an algorithm to help healthcare provides better predict adults at greatest risk for sudden cardiac death.