EACPR and AHA statement empowers health care professional to use Clinical Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
The European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have today issued a joint scientific statement that sets out to produce easy-to-follow guidance on Clinical Cardiopulmonary Exerci ...
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(HealthDay)—It's safe for older adults to run marathons, a new study finds.
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An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can accurately sort out which people with chest pain need – or don't need – an invasive procedure such as cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore blood ...
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A novel blood test that predicts sudden death risk in heart failure patients is set to help physicians decide which patients would benefit from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). The findings were presented at ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- People with Parkinson's disease performed markedly better on a test of working memory after a night's sleep, and sleep disorders can interfere with that benefit, researchers have shown.
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A new prenatal test for Down's syndrome hit the market in Germany and several other European countries Monday, the manufacturer said, amid a controversy over whether it could lead to more abortions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in India have developed a total cholesterol test that uses a digital camera to take a snapshot of the back of the patient's hand rather than a blood sample. The image obtained is cropped and compared with images ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have been part of a multicenter observational study called TRACS (Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study) to help determine the health significance of a particular ...
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The possibility of an inexpensive, convenient test for Alzheimer's disease has been on the horizon for several years, but previous research leads have been hard to duplicate.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 09, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When combined with standard diagnostic tests, functional imaging procedures have been shown to reduce the rate of misdiagnosed cases of infectious endocarditis. According to new research published in the August ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Vermillion, a medical diagnostics company have announced that clinical trials for its OVA1® blood test diagnostic tool have shown promising results. The tool, part of Vermillion’s ...
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Roughly 1.8 million Americans have celiac disease, but around 1.4 million of them are unaware that they have it, a Mayo Clinic-led analysis of the condition's prevalence has found. Meanwhile, 1.6 million people in the United ...
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Switzerland has given the green light for a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome amid controversy over whether this will lead to more abortions, a Swiss newspaper reported Sunday.
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(Medical Xpress) -- Bowel cancer patients whose disease was found through screening have a better chance of beating their disease than those diagnosed after developing symptoms, new research shows today.
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(Medical Xpress) -- An inexpensive and routinely performed blood test could help identify patients with high blood pressure who are at increased risk of dying from the condition.
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