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Latest Ischaemic heart disease Stories

2011-10-19 08:17:05

Despite substantial reductions in the hospital death rates for heart attack patients across all age groups, there are still worrying inequalities in heart attack management for the elderly.

Decrease In Smoking Reduces Death Rates Within Months
2011-09-01 13:06:16

A study by the University of Liverpool has found that a decrease in smoking rapidly reduces mortality rates in individuals and entire populations within six months.

2011-08-30 12:15:53

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

2011-07-08 14:03:57

New research published online today in Circulation Research found that injections of adult patients' own CD34+ stem cells reduced reports of angina episodes and improved exercise tolerance time in patients with chronic, severe refractory angina (severe chest discomfort that did not respond to other therapeutic options).

2011-05-26 06:55:40

A new study reveals having a CT angiography test leads to more prescriptions for medications, more tests, and more procedures.

2011-03-24 14:29:41

A new study of coronary artery calcium scanning – a simple, noninvasive test that gives patients baseline information about plaque in their coronary arteries—has shown that the scan helps them make heart-healthy lifestyle changes and lower their heart disease risk factors.

2011-02-07 21:40:36

Never before has a therapy proven more beneficial for women than men in preventing heart disease – until now.

2011-01-25 12:58:27

Two relatively simple methods, an ultrasound investigation and a blood test to measure the level of a substance known as BNP, can predict survival and future heart failure following acute coronary syndromes.

2011-01-19 13:59:09

A European study investigating the links between diet and disease has found that people who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease – the most common form of heart disease and one of the leading causes of death in Europe.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).