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Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »

AI could heart disease faster, earlier and cheaper than any other test, studies find

AI could detect heart disease faster, earlier and cheaper than any other test, studies find A first study looked at left ventricular dysfunction, which is when blood cannot pass from the heart to the rest of the body The AI model had sensitivity and specificity rates of 95.6 and 92.4 percent, about 10 percent more… Read More »