Posts Tagged ‘Cardiology’

Cardiology: study suggests HDL function is tied to cardiovascular risk

A measure of the ability of HDL to remove cholesterol from macrophages predicted the likelihood that an individual undergoing cardiac catheterisation had c...

Cardiology: Registry data suggest survival benefit for candesartan, European Congress hears

Systolic heart failure patients treated with candesartan had better one-year survival than those taking losartan regardless of dose, comorbidities, or back...

Cardiology: Nurses reduce risk of recurrent complications – results from RESPONSE trial

A six-month outpatient prevention programme conducted by nurses has resulted in significant and sustained improvements in the control of cardiovascular ris...

Cardiology: is cardiovascular prevention worth the money? Report from the European Society of Cardiology Congress

Cardiovascular disease in all its forms is the biggest cause of death across Europe. Although there is little doubt that better focus on prevention can les...

Cardiology: Statin related to reduction in cancer recurrence following prostatectomy

Men treated with a statin to lower cholesterol achieved a 30% reduction in prostate cancer recurrence after surgery compared with men who do not take a sta...

Cardiology: smoking cessation benefits MI patients with heart damage

Smoking cessation markedly improves survival for patients with MI and residual left ventricular dysfunction. When smokers with left ventricular systolic d...

Longer term view of spending needed for chronic conditions

Ten health charities have produced a report calling on the NHS to take a long term view of spending on care for people with chronic conditions such as hear...

Cardiology: a diet high in B vitamins lowers heart risks for women

Eating more foods containing the B vitamins folate and B6 lowers the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart...

Cardiology: ethnic groups show different cardiovascular risk profiles in Canada

A study of ethnic groups living in Canada has found striking differences in cardiovascular risk profiles when comparing white, Chinese, South Asian and bla...

Poor exercise response in heart failure patients, University of Birmingham research reveals

Heart failure patients with a normal left ventricular ejection fraction have an impaired heart rate response to exercise compared with healthy individuals....

Negative aspirin result for the prevention of vascular events, says study

The effectiveness of antiplatelet therapy in preventing major vascular events in patients with known cardiovascular disease is well established but the val...