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2011-12-23 09:17:42

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan for coronary heart disease is better than the most commonly-used alternative, a major UK trial of heart disease patients has shown.

2011-12-21 22:55:11

Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity.

2011-12-01 13:37:51

New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalized for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.

2011-11-02 21:50:08

When given for hours as a continuous dose, the heart medication nitroglycerin backfires -- increasing the severity of subsequent heart attacks.

2011-10-25 11:34:10

A Heart and Stroke Foundation study has found that women under age 55 fare worse than their male counterparts following a heart attack – and their health status declines more than that of their male counterparts after one month.

2011-09-01 12:30:43

An article in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in chest computed tomography (CT) scans.

2011-08-30 12:15:53

Acute myocardial Infarction (AMI) is a major cause of death and disability.

2011-08-30 11:28:22

Primary PCI is the best reperfusion therapy for patients presenting with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.


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