ISCHEMIA population unrepresentative of those who underwent PCI for stable CAD
In a cohort of real-world patients with stable ischemic heart disease who underwent PCI, only 14% could be classified similarly to patients from the ISCHEMIA trial, researchers...
1 day ago - Healio
Coffee Intake May Be Driven by Cardiovascular Symptoms
Observational results show those with hypertension, angina, or arrhythmia drink less coffee than those without. That behavior may explain mixed results in studies of coffee's...
2 days ago - Medscape
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...
23 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...
1 month 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...
2 monthes 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...
3 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...
5 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
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Indonesia is prohibiting travel during the popular homecoming period to celebrate Eid al-Fitr
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Another chapter in the time-honoured Grand Annual has been written, with champions Gold Medals and Zed Em fighting out yet another finish.
Live streaming makes cents, but musicians need more dollars
As the world tilts towards digital streaming, accelerated by the pandemic, it's vital that performers are properly paid, say arts leaders.
NZ suspends quarantine-free travel to and from Sydney
The decision was made following the detection of two community cases in Sydney.
Apple's AirTag trackers made it frighteningly easy to ‘stalk' me
Apple's new AirTags, $45 wireless devices that help you locate things, work well. Frighteningly well.
List manager Ned Guy quits Collingwood after tumultuous off-season
The man who oversaw Collingwood's salary cap firesale and list overhaul last year, Ned Guy, has quit the club.
Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment...
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Johns brothers won't be ‘laying out witches' hats' for Samoa coach Parish
Matthew Johns has rejected calls from the Samoan coach to be his assistant as the battle to coach the Pacific nation intensifies.
Cutting gas use for heating and cooking is not the way to net zero
Customers should be informed about new energy options and be empowered to adopt them, rather than restricting their choices by simply taking options away.
Young athletes must not be ill-treated in the rush for gold medals
A report into gymnastics in Australia shows the risks in the win-at-all-costs approach to sports.