Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories
European experts in cardiovascular medicine will today gather at a two day symposium to address the national agenda on cardiovascular disease prevention, held at Imperial College London and sponsored by leading independent academic and professional publisher SAGE.
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered.
Delirium is common after cardiac surgery and may be associated with long-term changes in cognitive function. Delirium causes a state of confusion and disorganization of behavior in patients.
A heart attack doesn't just damage heart muscle tissue by cutting off its blood supply, it also sets off an inflammatory cascade that worsens underlying atherosclerosis, actively increasing the risk for a future heart attack.
Taxpayers could save millions of dollars if hospitals and provincial governments harmonized their prescription drug plans.
Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center recently discovered that moderate coffee drinkers have an 11 percent lower risk of having heart failure.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs appear to be associated with reduced risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in men and women, but do not appear to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality or stroke in women.
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