Cardiovascular Disease

Scientists Find Predictors Of Heart Disease Among Black Americans That Are Shared Across Ethnicities

Scientists find metabolites that were consistently linked with coronary heart disease among Black individuals.

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Decline In Chd Prevalence In Us Slowing: New Data

The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the US has fallen only by a very small and insignificant amount in the past decade, new data show. Medscape Medical News

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Oral Penicillin Advised For High-risk Rheumatic Heart Disease

Some patients with rheumatic heart disease who are thought to have an allergic response to injectable penicillin may actually be experiencing a cardiac reaction to the injection, a new AHA advisory explains. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Penicillin, Allergies

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This Is The Most Obese Country In The World

Obesity, among the most dangerous health conditions, has become an epidemic in America. It can cause heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. Obesity can affect mental health as...
Related topics: Obesity, Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Cancer, Oncology

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Specialist-led Model Of Care Can Improve Cvd Prevention In Psoriasis

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 -- Dermatologists and patients with psoriatic disease have a positive view of a specialist-led model of care to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA...
Related topics: Psoriasis, Dermatology, Cardiology, Medical Research

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The Circadian Clock In Heart Failure

Disrupting circadian rhythms, which change naturally on a 24-hour cycle, has been implicated in heart disease, but it is unclear how it leads to the condition. A research team investigated the function of a certain protein on heart disease...
Related topics: Heart Failure, Medical Research, Proteins

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Subclinical Atrial Disease: A Window To Prevent Af And Hf?

Atrial fibrillation and heart failure may arise from the same 'common soil' of pathogenic mechanisms, rather than one begetting the other, European researchers propose. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Heart Failure, Medical Research

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Uspstf: Individualize Counseling For Primary Prevention Of Cvd

TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that physicians individualize the decision to refer adults without known cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors to behavioral counseling interventions for...
Related topics: Cardiology

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Aha News: What Heart And Stroke Patients Need To Know About Covid-19 In 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Two years into the pandemic, researchers have learned a lot about how COVID-19 affects people with heart disease and stroke survivors. But like the coronavirus itself, what everyone needs...
Related topics: Stroke, Medical Research

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Cardiovascular Systems (csii) Expands Lithotripsy Technology

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. CSII has recently undertaken considerable strides toward commercializing intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) systems to treat calcific coronary and peripheral artery disease. The IVL systems are intended to address the...
Related topics: Cardiology

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Novel Treatment Target For Heart Disease Found In The Blood Vessel Wall

A molecule of RNA called CARMN has been found in abundance in the healthy smooth muscle cells that help give our blood vessels strength and flexibility, and distinctly decreased in vascular diseases like atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart...
Related topics: Atherosclerosis, Genetics

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Heart Disease Causes Early Brain Dysfunction And Can Treble Key Alzheimer’s Protein

Heart disease can directly cause brain dysfunction early on which could lead to dementia and can treble the amount of an Alzheimer's protein in the brain, say scientists.
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Proteins, Dementia

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Everyone Deserves To Benefit From Medical Innovation. Yes, Even People Who Did Bad Things.

The Washington Post and The New York Times want you to know, for some reason, that a man who recently received a pig heart in a pioneering transplant is no angel. David Bennett, 57, has terminal heart disease and last week received a genetically...
Related topics: Genetics

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Bioengineer Awarded Nsf Career Grant To Improve Cardiovascular Flow Computer Models Using Machine...

Accurately measuring blood flow is critical to our understanding of cardiovascular disease and clinical decision making, but reliable data is still difficult to generate in large quantities. An NSF grant will support bioengineer Amir Arzani in...
Related topics: Cardiology

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Reducing Air Pollution: Policies That Pay Off

Fine particle pollution affects most of the world's population, causing respiratory and cardiovascular diseases as well as premature deaths, all at a cost to society. A multidisciplinary research team has now drawn up various scenarios that would...
Related topics: Cardiology, Medical Research

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Heart Disease Causes Early Brain Dysfunction And Can Treble Key Alzheimer's Protein

Scientists have discovered that heart disease causes brain dysfunction that could lead to dementia before the buildup of plaque in blood vessels of the brain
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Proteins, Medical Research, Dementia

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Cardiovascular Systems (csii) Coronary Sales Up Amid Covid Woe

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.’s CSII firm position in the Coronary Arterial Disease (CAD) as well as Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) markets, positive study results highlighting its effective technologies, impressive portfolio expansion and...
Related topics: Cardiology, Medical Research

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Behind Enemy Lines: Research Finds A New Ally In The Fight Against Cardiovascular Disease Hidden...

Researchers have discovered a new role for macrophages in the fight against cardiovascular disease. Macrophages have mostly been thought to drive inflammation and promote plaque build-up, but a new study shows that a subset of macrophages is...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiology

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Health Issues In Women Midlife Linked With Health Decline At 65

Having specific health issues, including depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease, as a middle-aged woman was associated with experiencing clinically important declines in health later in life. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cardiology

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In Breakthrough Transplant, Man Receives Genetically Modified Pig Heart

TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 -- In a medical first, doctors from the University of Maryland have implanted the heart of a genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man facing the final stages of heart disease. The surgical feat, known as...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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