News tagged with cardiologist
(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 3 |
Can the length of strands of DNA in patients with heart disease predict their life expectancy? Researchers from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, who studied the DNA of more ...
Medical research Mar 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 18 |
(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but eating watermelon may just keep the cardiologist at bay.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Two Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers – one a stem cell biologist and one a practicing cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital – have identified a protein in the blood of mice and humans that ...
Medical research May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Plant-based diets come with many benefits: Prevent and cure disease and reduce medication intake all through diet
Plant-based diets have received much attention recently, with more celebrities making the change, and countless books touting their benefits. Recent research has shown that plant-based diets are associated with lower incidence ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1
Patients who experience chest pain in the 24 hours preceding a heart attack, also called preinfarction angina, have smaller heart attacks and improved cardiac function in the contemporary cardiac stenting era, researchers ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
For heart health, you're supposed to know your numbers: Total cholesterol, the bad LDL kind and the good HDL kind. But your next checkup might add a new number to the mix.
Health Oct 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
MRI scanning could become a powerful new tool for assessing how well cholesterol drugs are working, according to Loyola University Health System cardiologist Binh An P. Phan, MD.
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—It's the season of joy, peace and goodwill, but it's also the time of year that brings a spike in heart attacks with most occurring on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Heart patients who can't tolerate the side effects of cholesterol-lowering drugs may have a new option, according to a new study by researchers from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It has been said that the heart sometimes sees what is invisible to the eye, but thanks to four Rice University mathematics students, the echocardiograms of patients at Texas Children's ...
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Heart disease is the nation's No. 1 killer for both men and women. But what's most astonishing is that almost 80 percent of heart disease is preventable, and even small lifestyle changes can have a big impact.
Health Jan 30, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An aspirin a day may not always keep heart disease away, say two University of Florida cardiologists. But a new algorithm they have developed outlines factors physicians should weigh as ...
Medications May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Urban legend warns shoveling snow causes heart attacks, and the legend seems all too accurate, especially for male wintery excavators with a family history of premature cardiovascular disease. However, until recently this ...
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(PhysOrg.com) -- When a high school athlete drops dead, the rare but fatal condition called "sudden death syndrome" dominates the headlines. For reasons that remain a mystery to scientists, some young athletes ...
Medical research Apr 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cardiology (from Greek καρδίᾱ, kardiā, "heart"; and -λογία, -logia) is a specialty dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are called cardiologists. Cardiologists should not be confused with cardiac surgeons, cardiothoracic, and cardiovascular who are surgeons who perform cardiac surgery - operative procedures on the heart and great vessels.
The term cardiology is derived from the Greek word καρδιά (transliterated as kardia and meaning heart or inner self).
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