Can hs-cTn Go It Alone in Acute MI Triage?
APACE results lean toward troponin testing alone - except when unstable angina is in the mix
4 days ago - MedPage Today
HsTroponin in ED Predicts Short-term CV Events
Use of the ESC 0/1-hour cardiac troponin algorithm predicts 30-day MACE with high safety and efficacy, but an extended algorithm that includes clinical judgment may better...
4 days ago - Medscape
Acupuncture for Stable Angina 'Too Good to Be True'
The results of a randomized trial of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic stable angina are simply unbelievable, says Perry Wilson. Medscape
19 days ago - Medscape
Acupuncture as Added Treatment for Chronic Stable Angina
New study assessed the efficacy and safety of acupuncture as adjunctive therapy to antianginal therapies in reducing frequency of angina attacks in patients with chronic stable...
20 days ago - Medindia Health
New York father-of-two, 48, narrowly escaped death after dismissing a toothache
Michael Louisor, 48, from Brooklyn, New York, was diagnosed in June 2018 with Ludwig's angina, an infection that begins under the tongue and makes sufferers feel like they are...
20 days ago - Daily Mail
Acupuncture Shows Promise in Chronic Stable Angina
Acupuncture on relevant acupoints, added to standard antianginal medication, reduced angina frequency and pain intensity in a sham-controlled study conducted in China. Medscape...
20 days ago - Medscape
Acupuncture may be successful adjunctive treatment for angina
Acupuncture is effective in alleviating angina when combined with traditional antianginal treatment, according to study results published in JAMA Internal Medicine. “The...
20 days ago - Healio
Neil Armstrong Died After Heart Surgery. That May Have Been Avoided
Hundreds of thousands of Americans have coronary bypass surgery each year, and few die. Here's what experts say happened to a national hero.
24 days ago - NY Times
How a simple MRI scan can help patients with angina
Using a simple Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan can help doctors diagnose their patients with angina, sparing them from the invasive procedure and an overnight stay in the...
1 month ago - News Medical
Cardiac MRI Safely Reduces Invasive Tx for Stable Angina
MR-INFORM trial finds no better result with initial diagnostic angiogram
1 month ago - MedPageToday
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Take Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications to Control High Triglyceride Levels
Prescription omega-3 fatty acid drugs can effectively reduce triglyceride levels, and can be safely taken with statin drugs that reduce cholesterol levels.
New Molecule to Improve Heart Attack Recovery Discovered
Newly discovered molecule could help preserve heart tissue during and even after a heart attack, reveals a new study.
Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure...
Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a stroke.
Brown Coal Substance can Fight Viruses
Biologically active molecular components of humic substances extracted from brown coal can help combat tick-borne encephalitis virus, reveals a new study.
Mutation of a Specific Gene Can Put you at Higher Risk for Alcoholism
Mutation of the COMT gene puts people at higher risk for alcoholism and drug addiction at a younger age.
When it comes to chocolate, darker is healthier: Experts find it can reduce...
Let your sweet tooth rejoice: Eating dark chocolate is good for your cardiovascular health, says a recent study in the journal Nutrition. The research, a collaboration between...
You know the health benefits of chia - but what about basil seeds?
Chia seeds are popular superfoods because they can improve your digestive health. But if you want to try something new, consider something that also offers many health...
Key Proteins for Nerve Fibers Repair Discovered
A group of proteins that help to regenerate damaged nerve cells has been identified by scientists.
Cancer, dementia, heart disease: Three more reasons to maintain excellent...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , close to half of all adults over the age of 30 have gum disease - though the majority don't know it. That number...
Alfie Dingley, one year on after he changed the law on medicinal cannabis
Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, pictured here with his mother Hannah, left, used to suffer 75 seizures a day until he was prescribed an oil-based cannabis...