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Dave 'Brown Buttabean' Letele: 'Exercise really saved my life, because I really hated my life at one point' - NZ Herald

Dave ‘Brown Buttabean’ Letele: ‘Exercise really saved my life, because I really hated my life at one point’ – NZ Herald

“If people ask me how I feel, I’m always honest,” says Dave Letele. Photo / Provided South Auckland Community Leader Dave Letele, also known as Brown Buttabean, is a life coach, motivational speaker and founder of the BBM program. He has lost over 100 kg through good nutrition and exercise and now dedicates his time …

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Perceived discrimination linked to worse recovery after MI in young people

Perceived discrimination linked to worse recovery after MI in young people

Perceived discrimination — unfair treatment because of their race, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or other factors — in daily life was common among young survivors of myocardial infarction (MI) and was associated with poorer recovery, new research shows. In this study, patients completed three questionnaires assessing perceived discrimination, general mental and physical health, physical health, …

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A team from Dell Children's Medical Center is operating on Le'Lani Bryant, who was born at 27 weeks and then underwent heart surgery at 8 days on arteries that were reversed and pumped back.

Dell Children’s team saved a tiny baby from risky heart surgery

Jasmine Matthews remembers that ultrasound when she was four months pregnant. “They keep scanning the (baby’s) heart,” she said, but doctors were struggling to make a definitive diagnosis. A follow-up ultrasound showed the arteries in the baby’s heart were in the wrong position, a condition known as transposition of the great arteries. Without surgery, the …

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Wearable activity tracker data can be used to obtain metrics associated with the user's physical health

Wearable activity tracker data can be used to obtain metrics associated with the user’s physical health

A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that data collected from wearable activity trackers can be used to obtain several metrics associated with a user’s general physical health and cardiovascular health status. Although these sensors are typically marketed as daily step counters, the Johns Hopkins research team believe they could potentially serve a larger purpose: …

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Cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive heart valve care and structural heart care, joins Palm Beach Health Network group of physicians - Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive heart valve care and structural heart care, joins Palm Beach Health Network group of physicians – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

November 18, 2022 – Kushagra Katariya, MD, FACS, cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in adult cardiothoracic surgery, including minimally invasive cardiac and structural heart valve procedures, recently joined the Palm Beach Health Network physician group – cardiovascular care network. Dr. Katariya specializes in Coronary Surgery, Mitral Valve Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, Pulmonary and Mediastinal Surgery, …

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Baylor Medicine Receives Gold+, Gold and Silver Recognition from the American Heart Association

Baylor Medicine Receives Gold+, Gold and Silver Recognition from the American Heart Association

Contents Baylor Medicine, the multidisciplinary practice of Baylor College of Medicine, has received Target: BP™ Gold+ and Silver recognition and oversight. To change. Control. Cholesterol™ Gold recognition from the American Heart Association. These awards recognize specialties and practices’ commitment to reducing the number of Americans living with uncontrolled blood pressure and reducing the risk of …

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The Intersection of Machine Learning and Medicine: New UW Medicine Study Reveals Key Predictors of Right Heart Failure Following LVAD Implantation

The Intersection of Machine Learning and Medicine: New UW Medicine Study Reveals Key Predictors of Right Heart Failure Following LVAD Implantation

If you’re a “Grey’s Anatomy” fan, chances are the word “LVAD wire” probably means something to you. Unlike the show, left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) possess capabilities far beyond the realm of hospital romance. An LVAD is a mechanical pump designed for patients with advanced heart failure. They are implanted in the apex of the …

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