News tagged with chronic heart disease
A clinical study co-led by the Montreal Heart Institute and Innovaderm Research Inc., which was presented today at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, shows that a new treatment for psoriasis could ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new technique involving the use of an artificial scaffold into which a patient's own stem cells are inserted, turning it into a fully functional organ, could offer a potential solution to the donor shortage crisis, according ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A large population-based study has found that lung function and obstructive airway diseases are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of heart failure. Importantly, say the investigators, this association ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Patients admitted to the top hospitals for emergency medicine in the United States have a nearly 42 percent lower death rate than those admitted to other hospitals in the nation, according to ...
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The ability to anticipate future events allows us to plan and exert control over our lives, but it may also contribute to stress-related increased risk for the diseases of aging, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Almost a year's treatment with a vitamin D compound did not alleviate key structural and functional cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with kidney disease and cardiac enlargement. In a paper in the February 15 Journal of ...
Cardiology Feb 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A well-conducted experimental study in mice has provided potentially important new insights into the association of the intake of resveratrol and like compounds with health benefits. Resveratrol is a constituent of red wine ...
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (7) | 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
A patient's education level is not a fail-safe predictor of how well they will manage symptoms related to complicated chronic diseases, such as heart failure, according to a Purdue University study.
Cardiology Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
National Jewish Health researchers are delving into the biology of biofeedback to understand how it helps asthma patients and what role it could play in reducing medication use for the chronic lung disease. In a study funded ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illness struggle not only with complications inherent to their disease, they also experience an involuntary loss of weight and muscle mass triggered by ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Two studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information on dietary benefits and dangers in kidney disease patients.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A major study calling for levels of obesity among South Asians to be recalculated has been published by researchers from the University of Leicester.
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.
Medications Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Surgeons at UK HealthCare recently became the first ever to perform two specific procedures together as a bridge to lung transplantation. Wanda Craig, of Lexington, Ky., is the first patient in history to receive these procedures, ...
Other Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0