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Post-Myocardial Infarction Risk Stratification

Post-Myocardial Infarction Risk Stratification

The purpose of this study was to examine the use of post-myocardial infarction (MI) risk stratification in the elderly.
Repeat Ultrasounds Predict Heart Risk

Repeat Ultrasounds Predict Heart Risk

Repeat ultrasound tests help predict who is likely to have a stroke or heart attack, researchers say.
General Guidelines For Heart Attack Management

General Guidelines For Heart Attack Management

In the early stages after a heart attack, the most important early treatment is with drugs to dissolve the clot by chewing an aspirin. Therefore a conscious victim of a heart attack should chew one regular strength aspirin. Chewing of the aspirin will help to speed up its absorption. It has been pro
Reevaluation of CV Outcomes in the RECORD Trial

Reevaluation of CV Outcomes in the RECORD Trial

A new analysis looks at treatment effects of rosiglitazone compared with original RECORD results. What do we know about metabolic management now that we didn't know before?
Ventricular Septal Defects

Ventricular Septal Defects

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Ventricular Septal Defects is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease in Women

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of heart disease in women including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Natural Ways of Reducing Cholesterol

Natural Ways of Reducing Cholesterol

Cholesterol level should be always below 200 in any person's body. Hence to maintain the proper level of cholesterol people should maintain a healthy food diet, people should try to avoid food which are rich in fats. People should also maintain a regular exercise regime to help them to reduce t
Artificial Heart Buys Time Until Transplant

Artificial Heart Buys Time Until Transplant

An artificial heart keeps heart failure patients alive long enough to receive a heart transplant -- welcome news for the 5 million Americans living with this condition.
Some Myths About Cholesterol

Some Myths About Cholesterol

Myth: All fatty foods tend to raise your cholesterol level.The dietary fats we consume are all not alike.They are the saturated fatty acids (which contain single bonds between all its Carbon atoms) and the unsaturated fatty acids (which could contain a double bond or several double bonds between Car
What Causes HBP - Knowing the Origin of HBP

What Causes HBP - Knowing the Origin of HBP

Everything that existed in this world has its beginning, some vague, some strange and some mysterious. Origin of high blood pressure on the other hand, falls somewhere between those metaphors. In some people it occurs naturally because they have the so-called family "history" of the diseas
Types of Concord Grape Diseases

Types of Concord Grape Diseases

Concord is a hybrid cultivar of the fox grape vine (Vitis labrusca) and the common grape vine (Vitis vinifera). This American grape derived its name from Ephraim Bull, who in 1843 planted the first Concord grape seed in Concord, Massachusetts. Concords have a wide assortment of uses as table grapes,
Strategic Target Temperature Management in MI

Strategic Target Temperature Management in MI

Is an immediate out-of-hospital therapeutic hypothermia strategy effective for MI management?
Balancing the Yin and the Yang of Vascular Closure

Balancing the Yin and the Yang of Vascular Closure

In the setting of PCI, do vascular closure devices increase the rate of vascular complications?
NICE Recommendations for Hyperglycaemia in ACS

NICE Recommendations for Hyperglycaemia in ACS

Many patients with ACS and hyperglycemia will not previously have been diagnosed with diabetes. How should they be managed?
LVADs: A Rapidly Evolving Alternative to Transplant

LVADs: A Rapidly Evolving Alternative to Transplant

Left ventricular assist devices are becoming an increasingly prevalent therapy for patients with Stage D heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Coronary Calcification in Obstructive CAD Treated by PCI

Coronary Calcification in Obstructive CAD Treated by PCI

Do patients with severely calcified lesions have worse clinical outcomes compared to those without severe coronary calcification?
Normal Cholesterol Levels for Men - The Manly Man's Guide

Normal Cholesterol Levels for Men - The Manly Man's Guide

If you have visited your favorite fast food restaurant lately you may have noticed quite a few men chowing down on those bargain basement burgers. After all they are fast, taste good, and are inexpensive. Who knows what may have landed these cholesterol challenged fellows in their favorite fast food
Your Flu Shot May Also Help Your Heart

Your Flu Shot May Also Help Your Heart

Study found one-third lower risk of problems including heart attacks in vaccinated people
Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure-Health Tools

Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure-Health Tools

Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure
Question Authority

Question Authority

You've probably heard the statistics. Heart disease is the number one killer of American women. 1 in every 3 women die of heart disease. Etc. What these statistics don't tell us, however, is the story of the individual. How did it begin? What steps did she take to determine the problem? Ho