News tagged with cardiology
(Medical Xpress)—Cardiologists have identified a trio of biomarkers that may predict which patients with heart disease have a high risk of heart attack or death in the next two years.
Cardiology May 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Doing just half the amount of recommended exercise can be enough to reduce the risk of serious illness, research from the Department for Health have found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Only 42 percent of the deaths occurring within 30 days of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) were attributable to complications from the procedure, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published online in the Journal of ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a specific gene that regulates the heart's ability to regenerate after injuries.
Genetics Apr 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
People who are of normal weight but have fat concentrated in their bellies have a higher death risk than those who are obese, according to Mayo Clinic research presented today at the European Society of Cardiology Congress ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Patients with increasing accumulations of coronary artery calcium were more than six times more likely to suffer from a heart attack or die from heart disease than patients who didn't have increasing accumulations, according ...
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A large-scale trial finds that apixaban, a new anticoagulant drug, is superior to the standard drug warfarin for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation. Moreover, apixaban results in ...
Medical research Aug 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Women with cancer-causing strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke even when no conventional risk factors for CVD are present.
Cardiology Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
What do sweaty palms and abnormal heart rhythms have in common? Both can be initiated by the nervous system during adrenaline-driven "flight or fight" stress reaction when the body senses danger.
Cardiology Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), adding vorapaxar, an investigational platelet blocker, to standard antiplatelet therapy significantly reduces the long-term risk of recurrent cardiovascular ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease, use of a method that applies computational fluid dynamics to derive certain data from computed tomographic (CT) angiography demonstrated improved diagnostic ...
Cardiology Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental breath test, designed to quickly identify patients suffering from heart failure simply by analyzing the contents of a single exhaled breath, has demonstrated promise in early ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In patients receiving drug-eluting stents, dual antiplatelet therapy can be safely discontinued during the first year, according to two studies published online Sept. 19 in the Journal of th ...
Cardiology Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Obese and overweight patients with dyslipidemia or hypertension treated with phentermine and topiramate extended-release (PHEN/TPM ER) for weight loss had significant improvements in cardiovascular ...
Cardiology Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cardiology (from Greek καρδίᾱ, kardiā, "heart"; and -λογία, -logia) is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart (specifically the human heart). The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize 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 via sternotomy — open operative procedures on the heart and great vessels.
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