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2013-04-23 10:10:40

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a method of predicting which patients with heart disease would benefit more from surgery and which would benefit more from angioplasty.

2011-11-15 09:50:30

A new, noninvasive diagnostic test for coronary artery disease is associated with a higher rate of subsequent invasive cardiac procedures and higher health-care spending.

2010-09-28 13:52:58

A new analysis suggests that broader statin use among adult patients may be a cost-effective way to prevent heart attack and stroke.

2009-11-17 10:57:47

Many patients with diabetes should forego angioplasties for heart disease and just take medicine instead.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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