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Coronary Artery Disease Often Neglected In Women Despite High Risks
2013-07-30 11:15:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although coronary artery disease (CAD) causes as many deaths in women as it does men, preventative recommendations, such as lifestyle advice, aspirin and lipid-lowering therapy are still suggested less for women than men who have the same risk levels. A new study, by Dr Kavita Sharma, MD, of cardiovascular medicine and Dr Martha Gulati, MD, Director of Preventive Cardiology and Women's Cardiovascular Health at Ohio State...

2013-07-17 23:24:18

Leading Heart Failure And Adult Stem Cell Therapy Specialist To Contribute To Protocols, Research and Patient Outcomes Freeport, Bahamas (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, has named Leslie Miller, M.D., F.A.C.C. as its chief science officer. Dr. Miller is a leading heart failure specialist and experienced thought leader in...

2013-07-10 10:19:02

The increased use of cardiac catheterization in New York relative to Ontario appears related to selecting more patients at low risk of obstructive coronary artery disease, with the subsequent diagnostic yield (i.e., the proportion of tested patients in whom disease was diagnosed) of this procedure in New York significantly lower than in Ontario, according to a study in the July 10 issue of JAMA. "The continuing increase in health care expenditures is threatening the sustainability of the...

Cheer Up And Get Heart Healthy!
2013-07-10 06:01:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reveals that people with cheerful temperaments are significantly less likely to suffer a coronary event such as a heart attack or sudden cardiac death. People who are anxious or depressed are more likely to have heart attacks and die from them than those whose dispositions are lighter, prior studies have shown. The new study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology,...


Latest Coronary artery disease Reference Libraries

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

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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