Latest Ischaemic heart disease Stories

2009-08-25 15:50:00

A new study from NYU School of Medicine found that women may have a slightly higher risk of death than men in the thirty days following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but that these differences appear to be attributable to factors such as severity and type of ACS.

2009-07-08 07:17:45

Anger may make you red in the face, but new research shows that rush of blood may be cut off by high blood pressure -- posing a potential risk to the brain.

2009-07-06 13:45:26

University researchers have produced a study showing the importance of good long-term control of blood sugar for diabetics.

2009-04-29 08:47:40

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs, in which the arteries become blocked with plaque and blood supply to the legs is reduced, affects eight million people in the U.S. Early detection of PAD is important because it can limit the ability to walk and exercise

2009-04-15 07:56:40

Routine screening for coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes patients with no symptoms of angina or a history of coronary disease is unnecessary and may lead initially to more invasive and costly heart procedures, according to researchers at Yale School of Medicine.

2009-04-01 13:55:28

Nuclear medicine procedure is still the best predictor of event-free survival, according to article in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

2009-04-01 09:26:26

Genetic testing could determine a person's probability of developing ischemic heart disease and predict the course the disease will take once it sets in, new research suggests.

2009-01-20 17:30:56

The severity of first heart attacks has dropped significantly and coronary heart disease deaths have declined in the United States, researchers said.

2008-11-11 12:00:26

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is strong evidence that getting to the hospital quickly during a heart attack is critical, since early treatment saves both lives and heart muscle.

2008-10-17 18:00:09

Coronary heart disease symptoms in women presented in the context of a stressful event are identified as psychogenic, or "in her head," U.S. researchers say.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.