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The Joint British Societies' consensus recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (JBS3), which have been drawn up by 11 UK professional societies and charitable organizations, are based on the latest available scientific evidence.
First use will be in NIH clinical research study and protocol to study the use of bone marrow stem cells during cardiac surgery to treat heart muscle dysfunction associated with ischemic heart
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Center for Primary Care participates in and sponsors the CSRA Heart Walk, raising awareness for cardiovascular disease and heart health. Evans, GA (PRWEB) March
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It is known that bouts of anger can raise a person’s stress level and continued stress can lead to other health-related issues such as heart attack and stroke. But a new look at several studies has led researchers to the determination that anger...
Symposium Highlights New Biomarkers for AKI Risk Assessment SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading critical care experts will discuss biomarkers for risk assessment of
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai study suggests early-stage atherosclerosis is reversible, and identifies new genetic targets for fighting advanced atherosclerosis New
A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increases the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent.
An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...
A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...
The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...
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