Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study
Family history of early cardiac events in first degree relatives such as a parent or sibling is a major risk factor, especially for premature events. Currently, data on risks...
6 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
FDA approves expanded indication for alirocumab as add-on therapy for homozygous FH
The FDA has approved the expanded indication for alirocumab injection for adult patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, or HoFH, as an add-on therapy to other...
16 days ago - Healio
Cardiovascular symptoms affect the patterns of habitual coffee consumption
ABSTRACTBackgroundExcessive coffee consumption can lead to unpleasant sensations such as tachycardia and heart palpitations.ObjectivesOur aim was to investigate if...
1 month ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Low physical activity level may confer risk for instant, short-term MI death
Moderate to high physical activity levels were associated with lower risk for instant and 28-day death related to MI, according to results published in the European Journal of...
1 month ago - Healio
Echocardiographic screening for early detection of rheumatic heart disease in schools
Rheumatic heart disease develops as a long term complication of childhood streptococcal angina. Latent RHD can be detected with echocardiography years before it becomes...
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Study Links Genetic Mutation to Common Aortic Valve Disease
A large international study out of McGill University in Montreal has linked a particular gene mutation with a higher risk of developing a common and likely fatal heart...
2 monthes ago - Active Beat
Researchers investigate the challenges of treating acute myocardial infarction caused by variant angina
In a new publication from Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications; Wen-Yuan Ding, Jia-Min Li, Fei Zheng, Li-Li Wang, Xin-Yi Wei and Guo-Hua Li from Shandong Provincial...
4 monthes ago - News Medical
ISCHEMIA trial results consistent by CTO status
Among patients with stable ischemic heart disease enrolled in the ISCHEMIA trial, those with chronic total occlusion lesions had similar outcomes compared with those who did...
5 monthes ago - Healio
PTSD predicts ischemic heart disease in female veterans
Among female veterans, PTSD was an independent predictor of future ischemic heart disease, according to findings presented at the virtual American Heart Association Scientific...
5 monthes ago - Healio
Icosapent ethyl reduces CV events in patients with prior PCI: REDUCE-IT PCI
Compared with placebo, icosapent ethyl reduced first and total MACE in patients with prior PCI, according to results from REDUCE-IT PCI presented at the virtual TCT Connect. In...
5 monthes ago - Healio
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Stokes takes back seat as Seven Group raises $500 million
The latest capital raising that will reduce billionaire Kerry Stokes' grip on the company, help Seven pay down its debt and potentially fuel more acquisitions.
‘This year is different': Jones says Dees are better than 2018
Milestone man Nathan Jones has declared his Demons are a better version of their 2018 selves and have only just started to “scratch the surface” in their quest for a premiership.
Man accused of Caboolture double murder in court, as friend describes victim
The man accused of killing two men in a shooting incident north of Brisbane at the weekend has been remanded in custody.
Humans versus viruses - Can we avoid extinction in near future?
Expert argues that human-caused changes to the environment can lead to the emergence of pathogens, not only from outside but also from our own microbiome, which can pave the...
Creative Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnut, Peanut And...
April 17, 2021, Creative Foods Inc. of Prineville, Oregon is recalling two products, Bueno Coffee Substitute Creamy Hazelnut and Bueno Coffee Substitute Pecan Praline. They...
Missile tech and microbats, using thermal imagery in wildlife rescue
What do you do when the subject you're trying to count is both tiny and elusive? Answer: call in the military, or at least its technology.
‘We could really get hurt here': Forced to shelter with a mattress, I felt...
Nine News Perth journalist Darius Winterfield tells of the moment he realised he was in imminent danger as Cyclone Seroja came down on top of the tourist enclave of Kalbarri...
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Huawei able to eavesdrop on Dutch mobile network: secret report
Huawei staff could eavesdrop on all mobile numbers on the Netherlands' KPN network, according to a 2010 internal report leaked to a Dutch newspaper.
An invasion of corporate zombies may still be on the horizon
When the pandemic hit there was expected to be a wave of corporate failures. It hasn't eventuated, but there are grave fears over what the future holds.