Can a simple diagnostic test used to measure a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks? And can that knowledge help doctors reroute their patients away from coronary heart disease?
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease compared with African-Americans who lack the variant. The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer's ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may help women reduce their risk of a heart attack by as much as one-third, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Women who experience early menopause are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than women whose menopause occurs at a later age, according to a new study by Melissa Wellons, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in ...
Health Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Eat fish, but avoid fish with the most pollutants. This is the conclusion drawn by a group of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden after having weighed the risks of mercury content against the advantages of healthful ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The elevated risk of cardiovascular disease seen in patients infected with HIV appears to be associated with increased inflammation within the arteries, according to a study that will appear in a special issue of JAMA publis ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women with high job strain are 67% more likely to experience a heart attack and 38% more likely to have a cardiovascular event than their counterparts in low strain jobs, according to a study published July 18 in the open ...
Cardiology Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Results of a randomised trial carried out by academics at Queen Mary, University of London and published today in PLoS One  show that a four-component Polypill given to people aged 50 and over to reduce their risk of hea ...
Cardiology Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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) -- After suffering a type of blood clot called a venous thromboembolism, patients usually take a blood-thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin). But aspirin may do just as well after a period of time, ...
Medications May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- New long-term research now suggests that fully biodegradable stents are safe to use in heart arteries.
Cardiology Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements won't protect against repeat heart attacks, strokes or other cardiovascular problems, a new analysis indicates.
Cardiology Apr 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Workers exposed to asbestos as part of their job are at significantly greater risk of heart disease and stroke than the general population, finds research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cardiology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- People with the painful skin condition psoriasis may be at increased risk for health problems that affect the heart, an expert says.
Immunology Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |