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2015-01-22 10:40:37

Twitter could serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s overall psychological well-being, and can even predict rates of coronary heart disease, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania report in a new study.

aspirin
2015-01-19 10:04:28

A daily regimen of low-dose aspirin may not actually help you prevent a heart attack or stroke – in fact, it might actually do more harm than good, according to a new study.

2015-01-07 12:27:32

Validated in 5,000-patient study, Stanford University Science behind MIRISK Predicts Possibility of Heart Attack 5 Years before Event CLEVELAND, Jan.

2014-12-23 16:23:13

-- Revisions Include Sections on Suggested Limitations for Time Spent Being Sedentary, New BMI Cut Points for Screening Asian Americans for Diabetes and Guidance for Diabetes Screening During Pregnancy

2014-12-10 23:04:11

The medical world is excited about the potential that stem cells have demonstrated in aiding the recovery of patients who have suffered a heart attack.

2014-12-05 20:21:41

DUBLIN, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/str4n4/global_cardiac) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-12-01 23:09:51

Heart problems tend to spike during the holiday season.


Latest Myocardial infarction Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

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...

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

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...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

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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