News tagged with heart function
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A development in 4D image reconstruction compensates for blurring caused by the beating of the heart, say researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting. The new method provides sharper-than-ever images ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Special echocardiograms show promise for early detection of a potentially deadly complication in rheumatoid arthritis: heart disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. The findings were being presented at The European League Against ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Breast cancer survivors who participate in competitive sports can reduce their risk of relapse and improve their heart function, a new study suggests.
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oxidative stress may put obese patients at increased risk of developing kidney damage after heart surgery, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Effect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Troublesome dyspnea that limits sexual activity is common among older patients with COPD, according to a new study from Denmark.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese adolescents with no symptoms of heart disease already have heart damage, according to new research.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It has been known for years that eating too many foods containing "bad" fats, such as saturated fats or trans fats, isn't healthy for your heart. However, according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), ...
Neuroscience May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 4 |
One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- For nonsmokers, exposure to low levels of secondhand smoke for just 30 minutes can cause significant damage to the lining of their blood vessels, the results of a new study indicate.
Cardiology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Novel imaging could better identify patients who would benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator
New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that cardiologists may have a new way to identify patients who are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, and the most likely to benefit from receiving an implantable ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple drawing test can predict the long-term risk of dying after a first stroke among older men, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Cardiology May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Patients who were sexually active before suffering a heart attack were one and a half times more likely to recapture their sex lives if they received guidance on the topic before leaving the hospital, a new study finds.
Health May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sildenafil, also known as the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, may give a boost to underdeveloped hearts in children and young adults with congenital heart defects. Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ...
Cardiology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Contrary to current belief, a new study finds that patients with a history of diabetes are not one of the most at risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity. Instead, the study found that patients with a history of renal disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over the past three decades, researchers have firmly established that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), have healthy effects on the heart. Omega-3 fatty ...
Cardiology Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1