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Patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery and had elevated levels of the cardiac enzymes creatine kinase or troponin in the 24 hours following surgery had an associated intermediate and long-term increased risk of death.
Structural muscle damage may be present in patients who have statin-associated muscle complaints, found a new study in CMAJ
SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosite Incorporated has initiated a voluntary, nationwide recall of one lot of Triage(R) Cardiac Panel. The test is used by healthcare professionals as an aid in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (heart attack).
By Katus, Hugo A Featured Article: Katus HA, Looser S, Hallermayer K, Remppis A, Scheffold T, Borgya A, et al. Development and in vitro characterization of a new immunoassay of cardiac troponin T.
By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune Oct. 7---- Running certainly has its charms: It can help clear your head, relieve stress, lift depression, trim fat, build bone strength and improve cardiovascular health. But like anything, overdoing it can wreak havoc on the body.
By Burke, Jennifer Seda, Gilbert; Allen, David; Knee, Treyce S In response to questions about the safety of ephedra-based dietary products, ephedra-free products are now available. Many contain synephrine, a sympathomimetic amine with structural similarities to ephedra.