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Due To Lack Of Symptoms, 85 Percent Of Heart Attacks After Surgery Go Undetected
2014-02-18 13:56:16

American Society of Anesthesiologists Without administering a simple blood test in the first few days after surgery, 85 percent of the heart attacks or injuries patients suffer could be missed, according to a study in the March issue of Anesthesiology. Globally, more than 8 million adults have heart attacks or injuries after surgery every year, and 10 percent of those patients die within 30 days. The study suggests a new diagnosis, Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery (MINS),...

2014-02-17 23:23:53

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The prescription drug resource center at DrugNews.net is announcing new information on the site for patients taking the testosterone therapy drug AndroGel. Recent lawsuits allege men taking the low-T drug suffered heart attack or stroke without warning*. DrugNews is a free resource providing...

2014-02-13 16:27:43

Enabling Prevention of Heart Disease By Early Detection DOHA, Qatar and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMed Holdings, a company dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests in conjunction with preventive strategies, announced today that it has completed validation on a novel blood test that aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a heart attack that might be missed by conventional tests. These individuals have...

2014-02-12 23:27:48

National Network of Attorneys now reviewing consumer inquiries in connection with FDA review over concerns testosterone treatments may have cause strokes and heart attacks. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers is now reviewing claims of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as detailed in a recent U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-02-09 23:01:16

Noexamlifeinsurance.us (http://noexamlifeinsurance.us/) announces a new blog, “No Exam Life Insurance In Case You Had A Heart Attack.” (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 Noexamlifeinsurance.us has released a blog explaining the importance of having no exam life insurance for people who have had a heart attack. A history of heart attacks will make life insurance more expensive, but it is still possible to get life coverage. People who have heart problems should not give up their search for life...

2014-02-07 13:07:44

A step toward indentifying plaques vulnearble to rupture and cause heart attack and stroke A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. The technology is a step toward creating a non-invasive method of identifying plaques vulnerable to rupture–the cause of heart attack and stroke—in time for treatment....

2014-02-06 16:27:40

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-one year-old Michelle Melvin was celebrating Mother's Day with her family when pain shot through her jaw and up into her temples. Then her arms went numb. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) At first, Michelle ignored the sensation and proceeded to fill her children's plates with food. It wasn't until the pain and numbness returned multiple times that she told her husband something was wrong. Her family chimed in...

2014-02-04 08:35:49

National law firm responds to FDA communication regarding testosterone link to heart attack and stroke risk ALTON, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced Friday it is investigating the risk of testosterone treatments causing increasing rates of heart attacks, stroke and death. Responding to a testosterone study published last Wednesday in PLOS ONE, an online, peer-reviewed scientific journal, the FDA issued a communication stating that...

2014-02-03 16:24:58

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 34 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a heart attack. As February is American Heart Month, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is putting the spotlight on an issue many heart attack patients face long after the immediate physical damage is through: depression. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO ) A study in the...

2014-02-03 08:26:41

A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery so they can thrive to the fullest OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - According to the new Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians, there are more Canadians surviving a heart attack or stroke than ever before. But, the Report also showed that a major scare, like a heart attack or stroke, doesn't always lead to survivors...


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