Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Statin therapy reduced the risk of stroke and possibly other cardiovascular...

DALLAS, June 19, 2019 -- Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk...

‘Alexa, monitor my heart’: Researchers develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI...

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating.People experiencing cardiac arrest will suddenly become unresponsive and...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

TAMPA, Fla. (June 18, 2019) -- Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical...

Cognitive decline may accelerate after heart attack, angina

Adults with incident coronary heart disease (CHD) are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, according to a study published today...

Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

More heart failure patients may benefit from CRT defibrillator

Certain groups of heart failure patients may see improved heart function with cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) if traditional implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment...

Study finds bleeding after minimally invasive pad treatments can increase risk...

Major bleeding occurs in about 4 percent of surgical procedures to treat blockages in the arteries of the lower leg and leads to an...

A new tool makes it possible to adapt treatment for patients...

Cardiogenic shock is a possible complication of serious heart attack involving an associated mortality rate of approximately 50% of all casesThe combination...

Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer’s disease

DALLAS, June 17, 2019 - Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood...