Cardiology

Heart murmur disappearance on standing can rule out pathology

(HealthDay)—For children aged 2 and older, disappearance of a heart murmur on standing is a reliable tool for excluding pathologic murmur, according to a study published in the November/December issue of the Annals of Family ...

Cardiology

Cardiac imaging not useful for screening healthy athletes

(HealthDay)—The prognostic value of using cardiac imaging to screen healthy athletes is uncertain, according to research published in the Sept. 1 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular ...