The purpose of this study was to examine the use of post-myocardial infarction (MI) risk stratification in the elderly.
Repeat ultrasound tests help predict who is likely to have a stroke or heart attack, researchers say.
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
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?
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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
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.
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
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
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,
Is an immediate out-of-hospital therapeutic hypothermia strategy effective for MI management?
In the setting of PCI, do vascular closure devices increase the rate of vascular complications?
Many patients with ACS and hyperglycemia will not previously have been diagnosed with diabetes. How should they be managed?
Left ventricular assist devices are becoming an increasingly prevalent therapy for patients with Stage D heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
A spotlight is placed on the intricate mechanisms underlying liver injury in the setting of HF and how these affect response to therapy -- across the spectrum of clinical HF.
Do patients with severely calcified lesions have worse clinical outcomes compared to those without severe coronary calcification?
Study found one-third lower risk of problems including heart attacks in vaccinated people
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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