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Late Dinner and No Breakfast Worsens Outcomes After Heart Attack

May 25, 2019

People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse outcomes after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology,1 a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The study found that people with both eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack or angina (chest pain) within 30 days after hospital discharge for heart attack.

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HF Admissions Decline, Non-CV Hospitalizations Rise After TAVR

March 13, 2019

Heart failure (HF) admissions and total number of hospitalized days are reduced in the year after undergoing TAVR compared with the year prior to the procedure, contributing to a significant decrease in Medicare costs, according to findings from an observational study. Admissions for noncardiac causes such as infections and bleeding, however, crept higher after the procedure.

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