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A few decades ago the obvious cause for a broken heart in a young individual was romance and love. But with the epidemic of coronary artery disease (CAD) hitting India hard, the scenario is changing rapidly and with it, the meaning and cause of a
New U.S. research reveals height can be good for your health because it cuts the risk of having a build-up of plaque which can trigger heart attacks. CT scans show there may be as much as 30 per cent less plaque build-up in the tallest men and women,
Susan Sperling, 75, had no history of heart disease, so when she started having chest pains that came and went, she didn't think much of it. If I would stop walking, it would stop; so I guess I didn't take it seriously enough, said Sperling...
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Henry Ford Hospital found that higher levels of physical fitness lower the risk of having heart attacks and increase survival in those with coronary artery disease, whether or not
PK Papyrus for Acute Coronary Artery Perforations Gets European Approval by Editors on Nov 5, 2013 2:50 pm Minimally invasive emergency treatment of acute coronary artery perforations requires fast access to the site of the tear and a secure stent to
In a majority of these patients, their heart tissue undergoes significant damage post infarction. TherOx , a company based in Irvine, CA, has been developing a novel therapy to improve care for patients who have had heart attacks. Medgadget
PCI; procedures such as balloon angioplasty or stent placement used to open narrowed coronary arteries) for patients with diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease in more than one artery, these studies were based largely on older data from when
October 10, 2013) For childhood cancer survivors, risk factors associated with lifestyle, particularly hypertension, dramatically increase the likelihood of developing serious heart problems as adults, according to a national study led by St...The
Doc wants nuclear stress test Anthony L...Ask Dr. K Posted: 10/06/2013 12:11:16 AM PDT Updated: 10/06/2013 12:11:16 AM PDT Dear Dr. K: I had a heart attack last year...Dear Reader: Nuclear stress tests are similar to exercise stress tests.
Dr. Harvey Hecht As the Associate Director of Cardiovascular Imaging at Mount Sinai, Dr. Harvey Hecht specializes in identifying patients who are at risk of having heart attacks. Many of us associate calcium with bone health and drinking plenty of