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— Octavio Vega, MD, internist
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— Patricia Graham, MD, internist
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A new study reveals that South Asian-Americans are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.
Fewer than 10 percent of Americans survive a sudden cardiac arrest, but recent studies suggest that there may be warning signs possibly days or weeks ahead of time.
Women need to better recognize sex-specific symptoms of heart disease, according to a report from the American Heart Association.
Researchers have identified an early warning sign of kidney disease that can detect the deadly condition long before it does harm.
Eating a group of specific foods may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when the person is not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
Doctors at Rush are studying the effectiveness of a telerobotic device that allows for ultrasound exams to be conducted at a distance via the Internet.