Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
In diabetic patients substantial differences in the platelet-related effects were noted in the 2 treatment groups. These findings are important for protecting platelets from excessive activation.
To meet the trillion-dollar challenge of hypertension worldwide, can any drug, an IT monitoring program, and possibly a vaccine against cytomegalovirus be the solution?
I am indeed the product of my environment. I am a cardiothoracic surgical nurse on one of the most renowned open heart teams in the nation, maybe the world. As such, I am immersed in a culture of cut, tie, repair, meaning, I look for the surgical remedy as 'the' remedy in regards to heart
Zero-in on the diagnostic accuracy of instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) and resting distal coronary artery pressure/aortic pressure (Pd/Pa) with respect to hyperemic fractional flow reserve (FFR).
Oatmeal has made its mark on the Health World playing field as a cholesterol buster. Join the "movement toward better overall health.This simple ingredient is so versitale if you really think about it and it is wonderful for your body. While other foods that get a bad rap for the production of
Are covered stents a promising tool for the treatment of complex aortic coarctation?
For most people it is no easy task to keep daily cholesterol intake in a healthy range and for that matter resist that last minute temptation that can ruin a whole day of dietary discipline. I faced one of these challenges myself a few days ago and would enjoy sharing with you if you have a couple o
This article reviews the management and medical treatment of acute heart failure, focusing on the emerging role of levosimendan, an inotropic drug with a dual mechanism of action.
Health and fitness is the hottest topic for all. The reason is that everyone is suffering from stress and this is the biggest point of concern for the health care experts. Obesity is on the increase and has been found to be the sole reason for many life threatening ailments. Doctors and fitness expe
For years it was thought that taking vitamins B, C and E would help prevent heart disease. But now, after some recent research, it has been determined that those supplements don't really do whole lot to prevent heart disease. We do, however, have a list of supplements that can help prevent hear
Angioplasty, stenting and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are the three most common types of coronary artery surgery. All are designed to restore unrestricted blood flow to the heart and carry some risk. Heart attack or stroke, during or immediately after a procedure, is always a risk.
Sometimes events in your life lead you down one way streets that you can find very difficult to escape from. Such is the case with my wife Jane. Some years ago, she was involved in a head on collision with a truck, caused by a hit-and-run driver, and spent months in hospital. Since then, her regular