FAME 2: Stable Angina With Poor Flow Benefits From PCI
Among patients with low fractional flow reserves, PCI plus medical therapy resulted in half the rate of major adverse cardiovascular events at 3 years vs medical therapy...
17 days ago - Medscape
ORBITA trial on heart stents for stable angina indicates placebo effect potential
A new study conducted by researchers at the Imperial College London suggests that the placebo effect experienced by patients who receive coronary artery stents might be larger...
17 days ago - News Medical - 6 articles
Are Stents Really Useless After Chest Pain? Cardiologists Not Sure
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina , Coronary Artery Disease , Heart Attack
18 days ago - MedlinePlus
ORBITA: Sham Comparison Casts Doubt on PCI for Stable Angina
The provocative findings, sure to be debated for years, show no difference in the exercise benefit vs a sham procedure in medically optimized, low-risk angina...
21 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina , Angioplasty , Coronary Artery Disease
21 days ago - MedlinePlus - 2 articles
ORBITA puts spotlight on PCI vs. sham procedure
Exercise time was not significantly increased among patients with medically treated angina and severe coronary stenosis who underwent PCI compared with placebo, according to...
21 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Stents implanted in the coronary blood vessels may not provide extra benefit
Percutanous angioplasty involves insertion of a stent into a blocked or narrowed coronary artery that eases the blood flow and relieves the pain of severe angina or a heart...
21 days ago - News Medical
Stent operations 'are a waste of time' for angina
A study by Imperial College London found the operation has a huge risk of damaging the arteries but does not improve quality of life.
22 days ago - Daily Mail
TCT: PCI No Better Than Sham for Stable Angina In ORBITA
No symptom relief beyond placebo effect in first sham-controlled trial
22 days ago - MedPageToday
‘Unbelievable': Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain
With a sham treatment, British researchers found that a common and often costly cardiac procedure does not relieve discomfort.
22 days ago - NY Times
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Test to calculate oral sex risk
More than three in four adults do not consider themselves at risk of mouth cancer, found a Oral Health Foundation survey. There are 7,500 UK cases each year - a rise of 68% in...
Remember, and even control, your dreams with 3 easy steps to lucid dreaming
A study published online in the journal Dreaming has revealed that a combination of several techniques may help increase the likelihood of experiencing lucid dreams. Lucid...
Different Mutations for Blood Cancer Requires Different Targeted Therapies
Most multiple myeloma studies involve people of European descent, but the disease is more likely to affect African-Americans, says new study.
Frequency of Cancer Recurrence in Cancer Survivors
Patients diagnosed with new cancer who have a history of cancer may be excluded from clinical trials and underrepresented in research.
New Method Can Kill Cancer Cells Without Destroying Healthy Cells
A new method discovered can now target just the abnormal T-cells without destroying any of the healthy T-cells and can also lead to new treatment options.
Babies Can Tell How Badly You Want to Achieve A Goal
Babies as old as 10 months old can determine the value of a goal by observing people as to how hard they work to achieve that goal.
Genetic Factors Puts Individuals at High Risk for Stenosis, Says Study
Genetic and ethnic background may be underlying factors to acquired laryngotracheal stenosis , says study.
Scientists discover how common alcohol found in wine can kill cancer tumors
A new jelly-like implant filled with pure alcohol may show potential in addressing tumor growth and subsequent cancer onset, a study reveals. A team of researchers at the Duke...
Cinnamon spice powdered tree bark found to accelerate the body's fat burning
As the holiday season gets into full swing, there are two things you can be certain of: Tempting food will be everywhere, and flavors like cinnamon will feature prominently...
Awesome STEM Toy Gift Ideas For Kids Of All Ages
We live in a world where technology shapes practically everything we do. It's wild to think that the kids of today will see inventions in their lifetime that we've never even...