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News Beats features heart health news stories from around the world and handy library tips. In a world where new information overload is common, you need tools to focus your attention. We do the leg work so you can be relaxed and informed. Bookmark this page to keep your finger on the pulse of Library & Learning Resource Center developments and current cardiovascular news. 

From the headlines . . .

[Click on the link to go directly to the full story on the source's website. Publications may require login.]

September 18, 2014
"Your Surgeon Seems Qualified, but Can He Type?"
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/18/your-surgeon-seems-qualified-but-can-he-type/

September 17, 2014
"Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks"
[Bacteria in your gut might determine whether saccharin triggers glucose intolerance]
news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/09/140917-sweeteners-artificial-blood-sugar-diabetes-health-ngfood/

September 16, 2014
"CDC Study: Americans' Bellies Are Expanding Fast"
abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/cdc-study-americans-bellies-expanding-fast-25546737

September 9, 2014
"The Made-from-Scratch Heart: Medical researchers are getting closer to creating whole, working human hearts"
www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/09/the-built-from-scratch-heart/379854/

September 8, 2014
"Heart Disease Continues to Prompt Shifting Advice about Testing, Drugs and Diet"
www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/heart-disease-continues-to-prompt-shifting-advice-about-testing-drugs-and-diet/2014/09/08/17fe0d72-02e6-11e4-b8ff-89afd3fad6bd_story.html

September 5, 2014
"Science on Diets Is Low in Essential Information"
[not enough rigorous research has been done on what we should eat to stay healthy]
www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/09/05/345534115/science-on-diets-is-low-in-essential-information

September 1, 2014
"Heart Failure Drug Could 'Cut Deaths by a Fifth'"
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2014/09September/Pages/Heart-failure-drug-could-cut-deaths-by-a-fifth.aspx

August 31, 2014
"Cholesterol Drug Halves Heart Attack and Stroke in Early Test"
www.nytimes.com/2014/09/01/business/international/cholesterol-drug-halves-heart-attack-and-stroke-in-early-test.html

August 21, 2014
"For Older Women, Working Out May Keep Heart Rates Regular"
www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/21/us-women-fitness-heart-rhythm-idUSKBN0GL1OD20140821

 

From the Library . . .

Read the L&LRC E-news E-news: We want to get your attention so you can take advantage of some of the great resources available at the THI library.

  • PubMed "sort by relevance" can save you time. 
  • Drinking tea can make you warm and cozy and help your heart.  
  • Thousands of journals are accessible for free with the right connections. 
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving the healthy way.

Come by the library for a class, a journal, a book, or to get help from a staff member. Read the Latest issue ... E-news.


Arrhythmia Essentials Best Books: Several new books are highlighted on the best books page, focused this month on cardiac arrhythmias. Visit the Library or use the catalog to check out our full collection.

If you would like to submit your favorite picks or share a book review, contact Rebecca Ajtai, Coordinator of Library Services.

 

 


 

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