Tag: "angina" at medical news
Mercury ups heart disease risk
...f an acute coronary event, like a heart attack, or angina
pectoris, stroke or other cardiovascular event. The researchers controlled for other risk factors that could have affected their results, including age, levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL, good cholesterol), low-density lipoprotein (LDL, bad ch...
More evidence of possible link between hearing loss and CVD
...so found that a self-reported history of stroke or angina
was not associated with the results of the cochlear function test. Torre says this cross-sectional study provides preliminary evidence of an association between cardiovascular disease and abnormal cochlear function, particularly for women with a hist...
What causes patients to delay seeking medical help?
...be a heart attack, confusing them with symptoms of angina
or indigestion. Some who had already had treatment believed they were no longer at risk of another heart attack. Twenty patients reported that the symptoms were not similar to those of any previous attack, while others admitted that, illogically, the...
Polycystic ovaries can lead to coronary artery calcification, says University of Pittsburgh
...o prevent adverse cardiovascular outcomes, such as angina
and heart attack, in later life," said Dr. Talbott. #...
Low referral rates, low income keep women out of cardiac rehab programs
... Women hospitalized for a heart attack or unstable angina
are far less likely than men to be referred to cardiac rehabilitation programs, even if they are good candidates, a new study in the April issue of General Hospital Psychiatry reveals. The same study documents that even when women are referred, they...
Drill and suction procedure holds promise for clogged arteries
...coronary arteries cause a heart attack or unstable angina
(chest pain). However, the procedures carry a ris...the study, 66 people with heart attack or unstable angina
were randomly assigned to get X-sizer therapy plus angioplasty or angioplasty alone. Various aspect...
Cardiovascular disease leads to higher risk of dementia
... of clinical cardiovascular disease (heart attack, angina
or peripheral vascular disease) or markers for cardiovascular disease (including ECG abnormalities, left ventricular hypertrophy, carotid artery thickness or carotid stenosis). We found that those with cardiovascular disease had an increased risk of ...
Dental x-rays may detect potential for heart attack, stroke and death
...ockage of blood supply to the brain, and three had angina
(pain and constriction around the heart). Patients without CAC experienced considerably less cardiac or stroke events with one heart attack, one stroke, one blood vessel blockage, one TIA and two cases of angina. Further, patients with CAC experien...
130-year-old mysteries solved: how nitroglycerin works; why patients develop tolerance
...dustrialist Alfred Nobel, is a commontreatment for angina
(chest pain) and heart failure. While the drug can...drug for periods of time, leaving them at risk for angina
andheart attacks. According to Stamler, the key breakthrough in solving the puzzle came in the deve...
Simple questions may help predict death risk for heart patients
...ey that asks heart disease patients to what degree angina
(chest pain) limits their physical activity; how o...her scores indicate less physical limitation, less angina
and better quality of life. This is the first study to use a disease-specific questionnaire to pre...
Passive smoking increases the risk of heart disease
...ed hospital suffering from a heart attack or acute angina
that was not a result of a pre-existing condition. The second control group consisted of patients being treated as outpatients for routine examinations or minor surgical procedures who had no history of cardiovascular problems. Both groups completed ...
Common diabetes drug causes arteries to spasm, endangering heart
...isodes." About 50 times a day the mice had severe angina
attacks, caused by spasms of their coronary arteri...aused by is coronary artery spasm. Unlike typical angina
-- chest pain during exertion -- Prinzmetal's nearly always occurs when a person is at rest. "The g...
Heart experts call for urgent action to implement new findings on cholesterol-lowering treatment
...y had a heart attack 80 of every 1,000 people with angina
or some other evidence of coronary heart disease 70 of every 1,000 patients who have previously had a stroke 70 of every 1,000 patients with occlusive disease in leg or other arteries 70 of every 1,000 people with diabetes In addition, continued...
Antibiotics help heart patients
...o 80) hospitalized with a heart attack or unstable angina
(severe, unexpected chest pain that occurs at rest...cent less likely to be rehospitalized for unstable angina
or a nonfatal heart attack, or to suffer a fatal heart attack, than those who took a placebo. "It...
Early intervention could halve angina rate for people at moderate risk of heart attack
...ed in this week's issue of THE LANCET suggest that angina
could be halved if an interventional approach (suc... the conservative group-mainly due to a halving of angina
in the intervention group. Rates of death and heart attack were similar between the two groups at on...
Different cholesterol predicts heart risk too, new target for drugs?
...ndependent predictor of non-fatal heart attack and angina
(chest pain or discomfort) at five years, even aft...poprotein indicator for non-fatal heart attack and angina
among total cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides (a blood fat) and HDL. There was a 4.9 percent increase...
Computerised guidelines are no 'magic bullet'
...elivering evidence based guidelines for asthma and angina
in 60 general practices in north east England. The computerised guidelines had no significant effect on consultation rates, any aspect of the process of care, or prescription of any category of drugs in patients with asthma or angina. This was probab...
Quick, cheap blood test predicts chance of surviving heart attack
...e. The prognosis of patients with heart attack or angina
(also called acute coronary syndromes, or ACS) varies widely, and clinical, electrocardiographic and biochemical markers are used to identify high-risk patients who need aggressive intervention with a catheter procedure or surgery. Caidahl and collea...
Marked improvement in heart attack care seen in 33-hospital study
...ects focus on heart failure in Oregon and unstable angina
in Alabama. The ACC chose Eagle and ACC AMI GAP project manager Cecelia Montoye, RN, MSN, CPHQ, to co-direct the heart attack study. In addition to the ACC, which sponsored the project, the studys partners are the Michigan chapter of the ACC, the Mic...
Hot pepper chemical links tongue to heart
...tment of some types of chronic chest pain, such as angina
pectoris, that are resistant to other treatments." The study, titled "Cardiac vanilloid receptor 1-expressing afferent nerves and their role in the cardiogenic sympathetic reflex in rats," was published today (Sept. 1) in the Journal of Physiology, a...
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