Latest Ischaemic heart disease Stories
By Dr Donohue Q: I am under treatment for angina. When I have an attack of chest pain, I usually can get rid of it with nitroglycerin. My neighbor, exactly my age, has the same thing: coronary artery disease with angina attacks. His doctor is treating him with leg pumps.
By Sharma, Meenakshi Nath, L M; Tandon, R; Shah, Bela Web-based secure communication systems have revolutionized data collection systems in medical research.
By Annie Freeda Cruez THE journalist was on his way to a nasi lemak breakfast with a colleague when he slumped in the car seat and died. He was just 41. A pulmonary and critical care physician tells ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ that doctors are seeing more and more young people with coronary heart diseases.
By Ask Dr. Ramo BARRY RAMO For the Journal Three weeks ago, I got a call from the wife of one of my longtime patients telling me that her 60-year-old husband had died suddenly at home while reading the newspaper.
TEL AVIV, Israel, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BSP Ltd., (http://www.bsp.co.il/pressall.asp) an Israeli company which develops and markets systems for non-invasive diagnosis and monitoring of Ischemic Heart Disease, announced that they successfully raised $2.6 million in a private funding round, that included existing shareholders in the company as well as new investors.
By Nasir, Javed M; Durning, Steven J; Sweet, Jon M; Cation, Lannie J Chest pain with electrocardiographic changes is usually a life- threatening presentation of cardiac ischemia.
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many people who suffer "non-ischemic" cardiac death -- a cardiac death that is not related to restricted blood flow to the coronary arteries -- appear to have structurally normal hearts, UK researchers have found.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to current guidelines, "aggressive" efforts to detect coronary artery disease are worthwhile in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes, even those with only one or no cardiovascular risk factors, a study conducted in Italy suggests.
A national team of researchers, led by a cardiovascular nuclear medicine specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, has demonstrated for the first time that an experimental radioactive compound can show images of heart damage up to 30 hours after a brief interruption of blood flow and oxygen. The discovery may help physicians in emergency rooms and in their offices determine whether a patient's chest pain, which may have subsided hours earlier, is related to heart disease or...
French scientists, examining the possibility of using nuclear medicine with gene therapy to fight heart diseases, reported their findings at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 52nd Annual Meeting June 18â€“22 in Toronto.