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Studies have shown that African Americans are at a greater risk of heart attacks, but what causes this?
SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced the selection of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Nuclear Cardiology Core Laboratory (Cedars-Sinai Core Laboratory), Los Angeles, California, to serve as the central core lab for the Company's Generx ASPIRE clinical study.
If youâ€™re middle-aged, the answer could provide a strong predictor of your risk of heart attack or stroke over the next decade or more.
When a high school athlete drops dead, the rare but fatal condition called "sudden death syndrome" dominates the headlines.
A new study of coronary artery calcium scanning â€“ a simple, noninvasive test that gives patients baseline information about plaque in their coronary arteriesâ€”has shown that the scan helps them make heart-healthy lifestyle changes and lower their heart disease risk factors.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The Biggest Heart in Chicago More than 300 employees of MetroSouth Medical Center and residents of Blue Island, IL, will brave the cold to form Chicago's biggest heart.
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Is running a marathon good for you or can it damage your heart?
The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...
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