Itamar Medical launches next-generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea testing
Itamar Medical Ltd., a company that develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive diagnostic medical devices for sleep apnea with a focus on the cardiology market, today...
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TREAT: Ticagrelor after fibrinolytic therapy may reduce bleeding events after STEMI
NEW ORLEANS - Ticagrelor after fibrinolytic therapy in patients younger than 75 years with STEMI may not reduce the frequency of major CV events at 12 months compared with...
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High-intensity interval training impacts body composition of patients with metabolic syndrome
NEW ORLEANS - High-intensity interval training led to significant reductions in total body fat, abdominal fat distribution as well as an increase in lean mass compared with...
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Radial vs Femoral; P2Y12 Inhibitor Monotherapy; PCI With Microbubbles
Advances in interventional cardiology at ACC 2019
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10 Little Healthy Things You Should Do For Yourself Every Day
Let's be real. Being healthy all the time sounds kinda time-consuming. Your life is busy enough. On the other hand, we all deserve to feel good, amirite? We went to the experts...
17 hours ago - Health
Apple Watch helps flag irregular heartbeat
NEW ORLEANS - The Apple Watch detected irregular heartbeat patterns indicative of atrial fibrillation, according to preliminary data presented at the American College of...
17 hours ago - Healio
In-Hospital Flu Shot Associated With Lower Risk for MI
Only 2% of in-patients received a flu shot in this study, but three large randomized trials are expected to report next year, which may help convince skeptics of the...
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Updated AHA/ACC guidelines: drop trans fats, assess smoking
NEW ORLEANS - The latest version of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association prevention guidelines encourages clinicians to counsel patients to reduce...
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Real-world Data Support Safety of TAVR in Bicuspid Stenosis
Results were positive but observers were split over whether a randomized controlled trial is still needed to validate the now off-label procedure. Medscape Medical News
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RACE 7 ACWAS: Delayed Cardioversion Effective for Recent-Onset AF
Delaying cardioversion is as safe and effective as acute cardioversion for recent-onset atrial fibrillation, a randomized trial shows. Many cases revert to sinus rhythm without...
20 hours ago - Medscape
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Mother's Age, Pregnancy History Tied to Miscarriage Risk
Mom's age and pregnancy history can be strongly associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, reveals a new study.
Glue that repairs cuts on the eyes that could save MILLIONS from going blind...
The glue, developed by Harvard Medical School in Boston, seals cuts on the cornea caused by injury or infection. Human trials could begin within a year.
Your Toilet Seat Can Detect Congestive Heart Failure Risk: Here's How
New toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system can detect congestive heart failure risk and also reduce hospital readmission of heart failure patients after discharge...
New hypothesis could explain why time seems to fly by as we age
The new hypothesis proposed by a Duke University researcher suggests our perception of life experiences may be skewed as we get older and our brains require more time to process.
New Algae-based Treatment Could Prevent Limb Amputation
Algae-based capsules could reduce the need for amputation in people with critical limb ischemia , reveals a new study.
First Drug for Postpartum Depression Approved by USFDA
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for the treatment of postpartum depression in adult women.
Milk or No Milk for Babies With a Rare Type of Genetic Disorder
The study found that children with Duarte galactosemia are at no greater risk of long-term developmental abnormalities than their unaffected siblings, with exposure to milk as...
Johnson Johnson exposed as the mastermind corporation behind the opioid...
Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these...
Why The New Postpartum Depression Drug Is Potentially A Very Big Deal
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...