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http://ift.tt/2dvFQ18 Although rare, sudden cardiac death in young athletes raises serious concerns, especially because most victims report no warning symptoms. Pre-participation screening aims to identify children, adolescents, and young adults at risk, but there is not yet consensus regarding the best way to accomplish this. A new report sheds light on this controversial topic by describing a new screening protocol that offers advantages over American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations and shows that the electrocardiogram (ECG) is the best single screening method.
http://ift.tt/2dB4Mnz Men who received hormonal therapy for prostate cancer had a net harm if they had a prior history of a heart attack, new research concludes.
http://ift.tt/2cZbdMK A pilot analysis of archived tweets on cardiovascular disease has been conducted. In it, researchers sifted through a sample of approximately ten billion tweets posted between 2009 and 2015, and found more than 500,000 English-language, U.S.-originating tweets that related to cardiovascular disease.