News tagged with cardiovascular problems
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(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new review in The Cochrane Library finds that education and social support for staff and caregivers can reduce the use of antipsychotics in nursing home patients with dementia. Improved staff training and ed ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blocking the receptor for proteins that constrict blood vessels reduces markers of heart-related problems in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People who take the prescription quit-smoking drug Chantix may be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, and doctors should weigh the risks of the drug against it benefits, the U.S. Food ...
Medications Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—A new study finds that survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest improved substantially from 2000 to 2009 in U.S. medical centers, probably because established guidelines were followed.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People with insomnia may have double the chances of a heart attack or stroke as opposed to those who sleep well, a study by Taiwanese researchers suggests.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Results of a large-scale, randomized clinical trial called RESPECT revealed that patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure may be superior to medical therapy in preventing recurrent stroke, according to a presentation of findings ...
Cardiology Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New research suggests that surgical procedures, not stress, may lead to the spike in heart-related deaths known to occur in the weeks after a cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A comprehensive new review on how to treat high cholesterol and other blood lipid problems suggests that intensive treatment with high doses of statin drugs is usually the best approach.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adolescents who sleep poorly may be at risk of cardiovascular disease in later life, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People can be obese but metabolically healthy and fit, with no greater risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer than normal weight people, according to the largest study ever to have investigated ...
Cardiology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a review that compared two common heart drugs against each other, researchers found no difference between atenolol and metoprolol in terms of preventing stroke, heart attack or heart failure ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. has scrapped a potential hepatitis C treatment after a patient participating in a test of the drug died of heart failure.
Medications Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Each year, hundreds of thousands of X-rays are performed across the country to help detect and treat common cardiovascular conditions such as coronary artery disease, valve disease and other heart problems. However, concern ...
Cardiology Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published today in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctor ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0