Mammogram for the Heart: Coronary Calcium Score NEW YORK. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- When you think about heart attack, you probably assume if you have normal blood pressure and no problem with cholesterol you’re in the clear. Think again. In fact, experts say 80 percent of the people who suffer heart attacks have normal cholesterol. New research shows a quick preventive test, like a mammogram for the heart, may give patients the best information yet.
Alzheimer’s Spouses Study MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Right now more than five million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease. That number is expected to increase to more than seven million in 10 years. Most of the caregivers are spouses. A new study looks at communication between married couples affected by Alzheimer’s, with some surprising results.
Plastic Cages for Adult Scoliosis: It’s a Miracle! TAMPA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Scoliosis — an abnormal curvature of the spine — doesn't just affect children. Some doctors think the number of cases among adults could rise in the next 20 years as people live longer. In most cases, surgery is the last option for patients, but now doctors are trying a new approach that could mean a better outcome.
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