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Se realiza el primer estudio de largo plazo de la salud de personas LGBTI en EE UU

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Korvin Bothwell buscó información de salud sobre las personas trans años antes de hacer su transición en 2013, pero era escasa. No había mucha más después de su transición, cuando quiso saber más sobre los efectos secundarios de la testosterona.

“Tenía muchas preguntas”, dijo […]

First long-term health study of LGBTQ underway in U.S.

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Korvin Bothwell searched for health information about transgender people years before he made his transition in 2013, but it was scant. There wasn’t much more available after his transition when he wanted to learn more about the side effects of testosterone.

“I had a […]

Un papá en Texas cambia sus tradiciones culinarias por la salud de su hija

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De por sí, fue doloroso dejar la panceta y los vegetales enlatados. Fue aún más difícil eliminar la sal de ajo. Mike Brusa no quería que sus platillos italianos perdieran su singular sabor, pero le había prometido a su hija que prepararía comidas […]

Cancer drug could double as weapon against heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

An experimental cancer drug appears to help regenerate damaged heart muscle — an unexpected finding that may help prevent congestive heart failure.

The findings from UT Southwestern Medical Center were published recently in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Many parts of the body, such as […]

Dr. Joseph Hill takes over as editor-in-chief of scientific journal ‘Circulation’

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

 Dr. Joseph Hill says it’s both the best of times and the worst of times for him to assume the role of editor-in-chief of Circulation, the American Heart Association’s principal scientific journal.

“There’s never been a more exciting time in cardiovascular medicine: The arsenal of tools we now […]

Low-dose aspirin as effective as high-dose aspirin at preventing future heart attacks

If a loved one is treated for a heart attack and is placed on daily aspirin therapy, consider checking with the physician about the appropriate dosage.

While the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines call for low-dose aspirin (81 mg), a recent study by UT Southwestern […]

Study: Heart failure drug shows big promise

An experimental drug showed great promise in prolonging the lives of people with heart failure and could become the standard of care for millions of people with the condition, researchers said Saturday.

The drug, which is being developed by the Swiss company Novartis, reduced both the risk of dying from […]