Prescription fish oil dramatically reduces heart problems
NEW ORLEANS - In patients with a high risk for CV events despite taking statins, a 4-g dose of icosapent ethyl, a pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 fatty acid, significantly cut the...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Prescription fish oil cuts total ischemic events in new REDUCE-IT analysis
NEW ORLEANS - Icosapent ethyl, a pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 fatty acid, was in the spotlight again at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, with new data...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Routinely Used Heart Drug Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest
Nifedipine is commonly used drug to treat high blood pressure and angina , but it is found to be associated with an increased risk of cardiac arrest.
3 days ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Depression screening does not improve quality of life in heart attack patients
After suffering a heart attack or unstable angina , patients who were systematically screened for depression and referred for treatment when appropriate did not show a...
3 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Commonly used heart drug associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest
A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure and angina is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest, according to new results.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Clinical Apps Improved Cardiovascular Care for Patients
Stable ischemic heart disease patients in the outpatient setting who were treated and educated using several clinical tools had improved angina, finds a study.
1 month ago - Medindia Health
E-cigarette use increases risk for stroke
Patients who used electronic cigarettes had an increased risk for stroke, MI and angina or CHD, according to data presented at the International Stroke Conference. “Compared...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Nearly Half of Americans Have Some Form of Heart Disease
About 48% of adults in the U.S. have some type of heart or blood vessel disease, according to a new annual report from the American Heart Association published in the journal...
1 month ago - Time - 2 articles
Inappropriate PCIs decrease as practices shift
Declines in inappropriate PCIs may be associated with shifts in coding and/or diagnostic practices, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Rishi K. Wadhera...
3 monthes ago - Healio
Game of Upcodes: PCI for Stable Angina Slipping Through the Cracks
Research finds potential fraud in the cath lab
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Radiomics Can Predict Patients' Response To Chemotherapy
Radiomics, a field of study that systematically extracts patterns from CT scan images and then measures these patterns using artificial intelligence, has been found useful to...
Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients
No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a family member can step in to help while you...
CBD May Possibly Interfere With Your Daily Medication
Experts share how cannabidiol can impact anxiety medication, blood thinners and even pain relievers.
Birth Complications May Up Later Social Anxiety Risk in Children
Complications during birth may increase the risk of developing social anxiety symptoms in children by their pre-teen years, reveals a new study.
Sight-Saving Glue Can Repair Serious Eye Injuries without Surgery
Novel technology, called GelCORE can treat corneal injuries without the need for surgery, finds a new study.
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...