Psychology & Psychiatry

A new battle: Veterans more likely to have heart disease

After the war is over, veterans face a new threat. They are more likely to have heart disease at a younger age than nonveterans, and this could herald a new health crisis on the horizon.

Cardiology

Myocardial fibrosis identified as new therapeutic target

Myocardial fibrosis could be a future therapeutic target after researchers found it correlated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) referred for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR). ...

Diabetes

Interarm BP difference may up cardiac risk in diabetes

(HealthDay)—Interarm differences in systolic blood pressure (BP) in patients with diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, according to research published online on March ...

Cardiology

CDC: 200,000 avoidable deaths from cardiovascular disease

(HealthDay)—There were about 200,000 avoidable deaths from cardiovascular disease in 2010 in the United States, with deaths occurring disproportionately among those over 65 years old, males, non-Hispanic blacks, and those ...

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