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Heart Disease

Heart Disease In Kids Are In Higher Risk

Heart Disease; Here study shows a story after an uneventful pregnancy, Amanda Blanch field thought she had delivered a healthy baby, a boy she and her husband named Cash. A slight heart murmur clued doctors that there was a problem. An echocardiogram uncovered cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle. In Cash’s case, an obstruction…

Heart Failure Patients

Heart Failure Least Likely To Follow Treatment Recommendations

Heart Failure; Less than 10% of heart failure patients comply with advice on salt and fluid restrictions, daily weighing, and physical activity, reports a study presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Loneliness is the most important predictor of whether patients adopt the advice or not,”…

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States and disproportionately affects African Americans. For some people, taking a daily dose of aspirin is an effective, low cost option for preventing heart attacks and strokes. A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health; so recently publish in…

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Developing Risk Can Be Predict By Blood Proteins

Heart Failure; Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of pain, suffering and death in the United States, and despite tremendous advances in knowledge on prevention; so treatment of risk factors such as cholesterol, blood pressure and obesity is not optimal. One of the goals of Dr. Christie Ballantyne’s lab at Baylor College of Medicine is…

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Patients, Novel Therapeutic Approach

Heart Failure, results from a first-in-man proof of concept study find occlusion of the superior vena cava (SVC) rapidly and effectively reduces pressure and volume in the heart. This is the first study targeting the SVC as a therapeutic area for heart failure patients to reduce cardiac filling pressures without reducing cardiac output or systemic…

Cardiogenic Shock

Improvement Of Outcomes In Cardiogenic Shock Patients

Cardiogenic Shock, Study is the first to establish a nationwide treatment protocol that can save lives of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS), a deadly heart attack complication. Findings show 72% of patients with CS survived their heart attack when treated with the shock protocol. The study was conduct by The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Investigators and is the…

Cholesterol Levels

Reduces Cholesterol Levels After Heart Attack By Innovative Treatment

Results from the multi-center, randomized PREMIER clinical trial show a new treatment option dramatically lowers rates of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) for heart attack patients following an interventional cardiology procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The minimally invasive, one-time treatment decreases LDL levels by 50 to 80% in two to three hours. The study was funded…

Long Term Care

Heart Failure Patients In UK Do Not Receive The Long Term Care

Management of people with heart failure in the UK has shortcomings in screening, continuity of care, and medication doses, which disproportionally impact women and older people; so according to a study led by Nathalie Conrad and Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, UK, publish May 21 in…

Heart Attack

Diagnosis Of A Heart Attack Treatment By Imaging

Imaging provides a more precise diagnosis of a heart attack that can be used to individualise treatment. That’s the main message of an expert consensus paper published today in European Heart Journal, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and present at EuroPCR in Paris, France.Heart attacks are diagnose and treat using coronary angiography,…

Heart

Abnormal Proteins In The Heart Often Goes Undiagnosed

Potentially fatal buildup of abnormal proteins in the heart and other organs is being delay in its diagnosis and under treated despite new drugs that can combat it, a new study suggests. Although the condition, know as transthyretin amyloidosis, is still perceived as rare, advances in imaging techniques have led to greater awareness. Increasingly, it’s…

Heart Risk

Most Teen Boys Also Facing Heart Risk Like Adults

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests. It include about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years. Developing heart disease…

Women 

Work Stress From Home Can Harm Women At Higher Risk

Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with home work and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour workday fill with deadlines and challenging colleagues. All that stress could put women at higher risk than men for having a stroke or developing diabetes, heart disease and other…