News tagged with journal chest
Death rates associated with patients with refractory angina, or chronic chest pain, are lower than previously considered; therefore, physicians should focus on relieving the chest pain symptoms and improving the quality of ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients who experience acute chest pain, and have nonobstructive coronary artery disease (CAD), as determined by coronary computed tomographic angiography, have similarly benign outcomes as ...
Cardiology Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some U.S. states have proposed denying Medicaid payments in cases where emergency department visits turn out to be "non-emergencies," but a new study highlights the flaws in that plan.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The drug Ranexa (ranolazine) may help reduce chest pain in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pulmonary fibrosis is a scarring or thickening of the lungs that causes shortness of breath, a dry cough, fatigue, chest discomfort, weight loss, a decrease in the ability of the lungs to transmit oxygen to the blood stream, ...
Medical research Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Severity of emphysema, as measured by computed tomography (CT), is a strong independent predictor of all-cause, cardiovascular, and respiratory mortality in ever-smokers with or without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say evidence is sufficient to recommend screening high risk patients for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) provided that certain conditions exist:
Cancer Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Secondary prophylaxis with diltiazem may offer cancer patients relief from capecitabine-induced chest pain and dyspnea and allow them to tolerate capecitabine treatment, according to a study ...
Cardiology Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ticagrelor, a blood-thinning drug approved by the FDA in 2011, should be considered along with older blood thinners clopidogrel and prasugrel for treating patients who are experiencing chest pain or some heart attacks, according ...
Cardiology Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New lung cancer screening guidelines from three medical groups recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers.
Cancer May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People who have a cardiac arrest that can't be helped by a defibrillator shock are more likely to survive if given CPR based on updated guidelines that emphasize chest compressions, according to research reported in the American ...
Cardiology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A highly detailed CT scan of the heart can safely and quickly rule out the possibility of a heart attack among many patients who come to hospital emergency rooms with chest pain, according to the results of a study that will ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Two out of five women having a heart attack do not experience chest pain, according to a new study.
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are promoted as a safer alternative to smoking. However, a new study published in the journal Chest, shows that these e-cigarettes cause immediate change ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (10) | 18 |
New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalised for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.
Cardiology Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0