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Findings on coronary CT angiography (CTA), a noninvasive test to assess the coronary arteries for blockages, show different risk scenarios for men and women, according to a study presented today at the Radiological Society ...
Cardiology Nov 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A low-calorie diet eliminates insulin dependence and leads to improved heart function in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North ...
Cardiology Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Abbott Laboratories' ESA test for Chagas disease, which could be a useful tool in protecting the nation's blood supply from contamination.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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. That's according to an observational study of Medicare ...
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mayo Clinic researchers have amassed additional evidence that secondhand smoke kills and smoke-free workplace laws save lives. The study will be presented to the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions on Monday ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a prospective, observational study of approximately 150,000 Norwegians, the investigators found that alcohol consumption was associated with a large decrease in the risk of death from coronary artery disease.
Cardiology Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Most of the 600,000 Americans with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) -- a genetic heart muscle disease -- can live normal life spans, according to the first science-based guideline for diagnosing and treating this disorder.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Around one in 500 Swedes carry a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death. The diagnosis can lead to major lifestyle changes, but quality of life can be maintained with the right advice and support, reveals a ...
Cardiology Nov 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Cardiac rehabilitation boosts longevity, especially in patients with the lowest fitness levels, Dr. Billie-Jean Martin today told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2011, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and ...
Cardiology Oct 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Canadian Journal of Cardiology has published a paper on the safety of cardiac imaging methods. This study is important for patients worried about radiation exposure during X-ray based studies of the heart. X-ray based method ...
Cardiology Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that higher natural levels of testosterone in elderly men may reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiology Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers have discovered cardiac rehabilitation can train the heart to quickly return to its normal rate after exercise.
Cardiology Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with chronic conditions are likely to change their preferences for receiving emergency procedures in the event of cardiac arrest, according to new findings.
Other Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People living in poor neighborhoods are at higher risk of dying of heart disease outside a hospital than are people who live in wealthier neighborhoods, research suggests.
Health Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A cardiac condition called atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia, can increase your risk of stroke by 500 percent. That's why Anne B. Curtis, MD, Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair of the University ...
Sleep apnea Sep 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0