Stories tagged: heart
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 4 P.M.
Some immune-boosting cancer drugs may pose rare heart risks
Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
St. Jude warns batteries in up to 350,000 defibrillators worldwide could short circuit and fail
St. Jude Medical Inc. said Tuesday that nearly 350,000 of its defibrillators implanted in patients may short-circuit and stop, a malfunction that may have killed two people.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 10 A.M.
House call: New study points to new goals for blood pressure
Large study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show significant health improvements for those who treat high blood pressure aggressively.
SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2015, 7 P.M.
As evidence mounts, fewer doctors perform unnecessary angioplasties
Plenty of patients, and even some heart specialists, still angioplasty is the way to go to widen narrowing arteries. But study after study has been showing that the conventional wisdom …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010, 6:54 A.M.
Bill Clinton returns home after heart procedure
Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his suburban home with his wife on Friday after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure to fix a blocked …
SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2007
Group helps pets in Oklahoma flooding
Oklahoma’s torrential downpours and subsequent floods have turned into more than last week’s headlines for five members of Spokane-based Humane Evacuation Animal Rescue Team. The group arrived in Miami, Okla., …