Experimental artificial heart implanted into Indiana man at U of L Health-Jewish Hospital | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — U of L Health – Jewish Hospital is the second facility in the U.S. to implant a new experimental artificial heart.

The Aeson total artificial heart was implanted into a middle-aged man from southern Indiana last Friday.  The man’s name was not released. It took seven-and-a-half hours to do the surgery on the patient, who had severe biventricular heart failure. U of L Health said in a release that he is doing well in the cardiac surgery ICU.

The device made by CARMAT in France is designed to help people with end-stage heart failure have more

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Eating Less Meat Means a Healthier Heart | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter

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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — For people at any age, eating a healthy, plant-based diet is tied to a lower risk of heart attack and heart disease, two new studies show.

Both studies were published Aug. 4 in the Journal of the American Heart Association, and support the heart association’s dietary guidelines.

“A nutritionally rich, plant-centered diet is beneficial for cardiovascular health. A plant-centered diet is not necessarily vegetarian,” said Yuni Choi, co-author of one of the studies. Choi is a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Minnesota School of

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Health Experts Say India Missed Early Alarm, Let Deadly Coronavirus Variant Spread | World News

By Devjyot Ghoshal and Zeba Siddiqui

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A veteran public health expert warned top Indian officials in early March that a new variant of the coronavirus was spreading quickly in a rural district in the heart of the country and that the outbreak required urgent attention.

Federal health authorities failed to respond adequately to that warning, Dr Subhash Salunke, who has 30 years of experience in public health in India, Indonesia and the United States, told Reuters.

The variant, now known as B.1.617, triggered a catastrophic wave of coronavirus cases in India and has since spread to

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RWJBarnabas Health Raising Awareness for National Donate Life Month | News

WEST ORANGE, N.J., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, is supporting National Donate Life month in April by raising awareness of organ donation within the communities it serves. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Heart Transplant Program has transplanted over 1,100 healthy hearts, a milestone made possible only through the aid of organ donors and their families.

“The generosity of one donor can save so many lives,” said Margarita Camacho, M.D., Surgical

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Saddle maker’s heart turns to health care workers | Elk River Star News

APG of East Central Minnesota

Mike Bray watches the news every night and sees all the things health care workers go through.

One night, the accomplished saddle maker realized he needed to thank them.

“It’s not often that the health care workers are thanked, and a pat on the back means a lot,” Bray said.

So Bray went out to his Lake Ida leather studio and began what he has done so many times before.

Like Bray did when he created hand-tooled saddles honoring law enforcement, victims of PTSD, U.S. troops, and his Saddle of Hope, an artistic tribute to

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BulletinHealthcare Partners with Academy of General Dentistry to Launch Dental News Briefings

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BELTSVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BulletinHealthcare, a leading provider of news briefings for top U.S. medical associations, today announced that it has launched two new publications, AGD Today and AGD Practice Weekly, for members of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

AGD Today is distributed via email to AGD members and affiliates by 8:30 a.m. ET every weekday morning. The publication satisfies the daily information needs of general dentists and dental professionals.

Similarly, AGD Practice Weekly

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