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2013-05-06 11:20:01

A new stress test protocol that investigates reducing the use of perfusion imaging in low risk patients undergoing SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging for possible angina symptoms was found to be diagnostically safe, revealed a US retrospective analysis. The study, reported as an abstract´ at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC11) May 5 to May 8 in Berlin, Germany, predicted that using exercise ECG stress testing alone in patients with high exercise...

2013-05-02 23:25:12

Research conducted by the Mayo Clinic found that L-carnitine, such as that found in Liproxenol, the popular weight loss supplement which was developed by Liproxenol Pharmaceuticals, can likely reduce a person´s risk of premature death, as well as lower their arrhythmias and angina attacks. Australia (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 With heart disease being the top cause of death in the U.S., scientists have spent hundreds of thousands of hours and dollars trying to figure out how to lower this way...

2013-03-22 23:04:43

GUARDaHEART, a non-profit foundation committed to raising awareness about Heart Disease prevention, held a heart health event on March 20, 2013 at the State Capitol of California. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 GUARDaHEART, a non-profit foundation committed to raising awareness about Heart Disease prevention, held a heart health event on March 20, 2013 at the State Capitol hosted by Assemblyman Don Wagner, R-Irvine and Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point to celebrate the State...

2013-03-18 20:45:39

In people with chest pain originating from heart disease Higher levels of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) were associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in people with cardiac chest pain that developed as a result of heart disease/coronary artery disease, according to a study published in CMAJ. PAPP-A, used to screen for Down syndrome in pregnant women, has been suggested as a marker of unstable plaque in coronary arteries. The study was conducted in...

Job Burnout Compromises Heart Health
2013-03-13 06:20:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More so than in many industrialized nations, Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days and retire later in life. It is not surprising, therefore, that with such demanding careers many experience job burnout expressed as physical, cognitive and emotional exhaustion resulting from stress at work. Previous studies have found that burnout is also related to obesity, insomnia and anxiety. A new study from Tel Aviv University's...

2013-03-12 23:01:16

Pain reduction effects of ranolazine most pronounced in patients with poor glucose control A commonly used anti-anginal drug reduces chest pain in patients with type 2 diabetes and appears to have a more pronounced effect in those with poorer glucose control, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. Ranolazine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of chronic angina, or chest pain, both...

2012-12-26 12:56:35

Among deployed U.S. service members who died of combat or unintentional injuries between 2001-2011 and underwent autopsies, the prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis was 8.5 percent, with factors associated with a higher prevalence of the disease including older age, lower educational level and prior diagnoses of dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity, according to a study in the December 26 issue of JAMA. "An early breakthrough in the understanding of the natural history of...

Heart Attacks Cost More Than Your Health
2012-11-05 15:21:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You might want to think twice before ordering that dollar cheeseburger today at McDonalds, because according to a new study, it ultimately comes at a higher price later on down the road. People who suffer from a heart attack face more than a physical recovery, they also suffer from an economic recovery as well. A study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012 found that the economic impact of a...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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