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2013-10-14 10:11:19

System delay in treating patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) postpones their return to work and increases early retirement, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013 by Kristina Laut, PhD student from Aarhus, Denmark. The Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013 is the annual meeting of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and is held 12-14 October in Madrid, Spain. Ms Laut said: "System...

2013-10-06 23:00:41

Transparency Market Research published new "Cardiovascular Devices Market (Monitoring & Diagnostic) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2011 - 2016" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cardiovascular-monitoring-diagnostic-devices-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Every year, millions of people die of cardiovascular diseases that are caused...

2013-09-30 16:15:10

A new study by LMU researchers led by Christian Weber sheds light on the role of the adhesion molecule JAM-A in the recruitment of immune cells to the inner layer of arteries – which promotes the development of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is characterized by the formation of fatty “plaques” on the inner lining of the arteries, and is facilitated by high levels of fat in the diet. These “plaques” constrict the vessel, restrict the flow of blood, and may precipitate strokes...

2013-09-19 13:19:57

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad report of the American College of Cardiology's clinical data registries published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The report, "Cardiovascular Care Facts: A Report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry - 2011," includes data about stents from the CathPCI...

2013-09-13 11:11:22

Measuring sodium in a child's urine may help doctors identify those at risk for having high blood pressure later in life, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. In a small study, researchers used a new protocol to quickly screen 19 children who were 10-19-year-olds. Researchers found that of the eight who retained sodium seven had high blood pressure. The inability to properly excrete sodium in the body can...

2013-09-10 23:03:55

Transparency Market Research published new "Cardiovascular Devices Market (Monitoring & Diagnostic) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2011 - 2016" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cardiovascular-monitoring-diagnostic-devices-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Every year, millions of people die of cardiovascular diseases that are...

2013-09-09 08:47:33

Chloride is independent indicator of mortality in hypertensive patients 'Eat less salt' is a mantra of our health-conscious times and is seen as an important step in reducing heart disease and hypertension. Too much salt in the diet – and specifically sodium – is widely acknowledged as a major risk factor for high blood pressure however, scientists have found that salt's other oft-overlooked constituent chloride might also play an important role. A study by researchers at the...

2013-09-08 23:00:43

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a serious condition that, if untreated, can worsen over time, leading to coronary heart disease, heart failure, aneurysms, stroke and kidney failure. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Approximately one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure and more than 20% don't even know they have it. Known as the silent killer, there are often no symptoms until the heart, arteries, and other organs are already damaged. And because of...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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