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University of Illinois at Chicago Research Finds Obese Patients at Risk with Sodium-based AFib Medications

A new study from researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago reveals that some antiarrhythmic medications used to treat atrial fibrillation (AFib) are less effective in obese patients. Based on an observational study of more than 300 patients in the UIC AFib...

FAMILIA Study Harlem NY Shows Promise to Address Obesity & Cardiovascular Crisis with Disease Prevention Management

A recent study sponsored by Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai and the American Heart Association found that both individual and group-based heart disease prevention management courses were more beneficial for reduced patient risk than standard lifestyle...

Thorold Theunissen and Jonathan Brestoff Receive High-Risk, High-Reward Research Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) High-Risk, High-Reward Research awards support scientists showing exceptional creativity and pursuing innovative research programs with the potential to have a wide impact in biomedical, behavioral and social sciences. Because...

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