News tagged with heart attack patients
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The authors estimate nearly 40,000 extra admissions to hospital as a result of income inequality over the three year study period.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
Each year, as many as 500,000 Americans experience mini strokes called transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Examining the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) - data that characterises about 10% of the UK population - a team of researchers from Cardiff University's School of Medicine looked at the risk of death for patients ...
Diabetes Feb 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) run a high risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, regardless of migration background. According to principal investigator Tahereh ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research has shown the presence of a disease affecting small blood vessels, known as microangiopathy, in the bone marrow of diabetic patients. While it is well known that microangiopathy is the cause of renal damage, ...
Diabetes Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The 2011 annual report of the National Audit of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) highlights the significant progress within hospitals to expand PCI services to treat more patients with acute coronary ...
Cardiology Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For people with diabetes, meeting the recommended guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol is even more important than meeting the guidelines for blood sugar control in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke, according ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Following hospitalization for heart attacks, heart failure, or pneumonia, patients are at high risk of being readmitted for a broad spectrum of medical conditions in the month following hospital discharge, research at Yale ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Patients who feel strongly threatened by their heart disease immediately after their heart attack have a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms. The data derived from this study can lead to better heart patient management.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—People who suffer from breathing disorders such as sleep apnea are usually at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. But an intriguing new study from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology scientists ...
Sleep apnea Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—The blood thinner Pradaxa should not be used to prevent stroke or blood clots in patients with mechanical heart valves, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a warning issued Wednesday.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0