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Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories

2012-07-06 10:12:05

Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered.

2012-07-06 06:49:38

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.

2012-06-27 22:45:42

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.

2012-06-27 17:45:21

Taxpayers could save millions of dollars if hospitals and provincial governments harmonized their prescription drug plans.

Moderate Amounts Of Coffee Shield Against Heart Failure
2012-06-27 08:40:49

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center recently discovered that moderate coffee drinkers have an 11 percent lower risk of having heart failure.

2012-06-26 11:47:36

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.

Exposure To Traffic Noise Leads To Higher Heart Attack Risk
2012-06-22 05:45:10

According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.