Search Tag: cardiovascular disease

Cardiology Management

Toku-obtains-ce-and-ukca-marks-for-ai-cardiovascular-risk-assessments-through-the-eye

2024 05 Feb

  Toku’s patented AI technology, CLAiR, has obtained CE and UKCA Marks. CLAiR provides fast, accurate, non-invasive cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessments using standard retinal images. By enabling assessment at the point of care, CLAiR will make detection of CVD risk more accessible, especially for underserved populations who lack healthcare...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

Toku-obtains-ce-and-ukca-marks-for-ai-cardiovascular-risk-assessments-through-the-eye

2024 05 Feb

  Toku’s patented AI technology, CLAiR, has obtained CE and UKCA Marks. CLAiR provides fast, accurate, non-invasive cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessments using standard retinal images. By enabling assessment at the point of care, CLAiR will make detection of CVD risk more accessible, especially for underserved populations who lack healthcare...Read more

Cardiology Management

Physical-activity-and-cardiometabolic-health-the-propass-consortium

2023 22 Nov

A recent study from UCL and the University of Sydney, supported by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and published in the European Heart Journal, reveals that replacing sitting with just a few minutes of moderate exercise per day significantly enhances heart health. This research, the first evidence from the international Prospective Physical Activity,...Read more

Sepsis

Genetically-predicted-insomnia-and-risk-of-sepsis

2023 11 Oct

Insomnia, a common sleep disorder, has been linked to various adverse health outcomes, including altered immune function and elevated systemic levels of inflammatory markers, which may affect women more than men. Dysregulated immune responses can lead to conditions like sepsis, which has high morbidity and mortality. A study was conducted to determine...Read more

Cardiology Management

Acnap-2023

2023 23 Jun

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IT Management

Andrew-miller-joins-elucid-as-chief-technology-officer

2023 28 Mar

Elucid, Inc., a leading medical technology company providing physicians with AI-powered imaging analysis software to assess cardiovascular disease, has hired Andrew Miller as its chief technology officer (CTO). In this role, Andrew will lead the technological strategy and oversee the engineering team’s execution. Elucid’s software is the only FDA-cleared...Read more

Cardiology Management

Hearts-2022

2022 30 Sep

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Cvd-risk-profiles-in-secondary-prevention-not-improving

2022 19 Jul

An analysis of more than 6000 adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) showed that CVD risk profiles in secondary prevention have failed to improve over the last two decades. The findings are published in the  Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Despite significant advancements in safe and effective therapies, the trends...Read more

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Soluble-acetaminophen-may-increase-risk-of-cvd

2022 01 Mar

Doctors warn that people should avoid taking dissolving, fizzy paracetamol that contains salt, following findings from a large study that shows a link with a significantly increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, heart failure and death. The study of nearly 300,000 patients is published in the  European Heart Journal .     Sodium is often used...Read more

Cardiology Management

Womens-heart-health-reexamined

2022 01 Mar

A new collection of scientific articles published by Circulation Research shines a light on the differences between men and women regarding heart health. Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai led the project, which resulted in an anthology of 14 scientific articles that review the past decade of research on women's cardiovascular health. ...Read more

Decision Support

Clinical-decision-support-may-improve-cardiac-care-at-low-income-community-health-centers

2022 08 Feb

A new study shows clinical decision support system (CDSS) software use was associated with significantly improved reversible risk of cardiovascular disease among socioeconomically vulnerable, high-risk patients. The study of more than 18,000 patients at community health centers (CHCs) was published Feb. 4 in the  Journal of the American Medical Association...Read more

Cardiology Management

Genes-that-cause-obesity

2021 04 Oct

Scientists from University of Virginia have identified 14 genes that could cause weight gain and three that could prevent it. The team developed an automated pipeline to test hundreds of genes for a causal role in obesity. During the first round of experiments, the scientists have discovered more than a dozen genes that could be playing a role. This...Read more

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Statins-reduce-risk-of-cancer-in-heart-failure-patients

2021 29 Jun

New findings published in the European Heart Journal report that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with a 16% lower risk of developing cancer compared with non-statin users. Findings also show that statin use was associated with a 26% reduced risk of dying from cancer. There is sufficient clinical evidence to show that...Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart-failure-awareness-days-may-2021

2021 10 May

H eart Failure Awareness Days (HFAD) are held every year in May . The goal is to increase awareness about  heart failure and highlight the importance of recognising symptoms early, getting an accurate diagnosis and providing heart failure patients optimal treatment. This year, because of COVID-19, Heart Failure Awareness Days have gone digital....Read more

Cardiology Management

Risk-factors-for-covid-19-type-ii-diabetes-high-bmi

2021 06 Apr

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, researchers have found associations between certain lifestyle factors and a person's risk of getting infected. While it has already been established that those with Type II diabetes and a high body mass index (BMI) are at greater risk of experiencing hospitalisations and other severe complications related to COVID-19,...Read more

Women's Health

Women-at-higher-risk-of-hypertension-because-of-social-isolation

2020 02 Nov

There is sufficient evidence to show that loneliness and social isolation have a negative impact on an individual's mental and physical health. A new study published in the Journal of Hypertension shows that social isolation can affect the health of women and men in different ways. In particular, social isolation could put women at a greater risk of...Read more

Cardiology Management

Poor-diet-top-contributor-to-heart-disease-deaths

2020 28 Oct

According to findings published in the European Heart Journal, over two-thirds of deaths from heart disease worldwide could be prevented with healthier diets. These findings, released on World Heart Day, highlight the importance of healthy eating.  Study authors report that the top three contributors to deaths from heart attacks and angina include...Read more

Cardiology Management

Spouses-of-icu-patients-at-increased-risk-of-cardiac-events

2020 12 Oct

According to new research published in the journal Circulation, having a spouse in a hospital's ICU may make a person more likely to have a heart attack or a cardiac event/cardiac-related hospitalisation within a few weeks of their partner's ICU admission.  It is important for spouses of ICU patients to pay attention to their own health, especially...Read more

Cardiology Management

The-cardiac-risk-of-fearing-covid-19

2020 30 Jul

Coronavirus disease has caused havoc around the world. There are more than 300 clinical trials underway for this illness, but so far, no specific therapies have demonstrated the ability to decrease mortality. Since there is no therapeutic cure for COVID-19, authorities across the globe have implemented aggressive mitigation strategies to stop the spread...Read more

Cardiology Management

Covid-19-over-50-of-heart-attack-patients-staying-away-from-hospitals

2020 03 Jun

The number of heart attack patients seeking urgent hospital care has dropped by more than 50% during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to an extensive worldwide survey by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The findings are published in European Heart Journal – Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes. “This is the strongest evidence yet of the...Read more

Cardiology Management

Sugary-drinks-a-sour-choice-for-adults

2020 03 Mar

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to those who rarely drank those beverages, according to a new study published  in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study, led by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition...Read more

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Long-naps-sleep-more-than-nine-hours-increases-risk-of-stroke

2019 16 Dec

People who take long naps during the day or sleep nine or more hours at night may have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. People who took a regular midday nap lasting more than 90 minutes were 25% more likely to later have a stroke than people who took a regular nap lasting from one to 30 minutes....Read more

Cardiology Management

Does-vitamin-d-supplementation-reduce-cardiovascular-risk

2019 26 Jun

Several observational studies suggest an inverse association between vitamin D levels and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events. Low vitamin D levels have been linked to an increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, mortality, and heart failure. Vitamin D receptors directly influence calcium influx, muscle relaxation, and diastolic...Read more

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Uk-study-modest-improvement-in-heart-failure-survival-rates

2019 20 Feb

According to a new UK study using primary care data from 2000 to 2017, survival after a diagnosis of heart failure has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer. New strategies to achieve timely diagnosis and treatment initiation in primary care for all socioeconomic groups should be...Read more

Cardiology Management

Use-of-aspirin-in-individuals-without-cardiovascular-disease

2019 24 Jan

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a leading killer in the US as well as around the globe. While the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease has reduced over the years, deaths from stroke and myocardial infarction have plateaued in the US. Since the prevalence of cardiovascular disease continues to be both a health and economic burden,...Read more

Cardiology Management

Hypertension-before-age-40-poses-heart-stroke-event-risk

2018 07 Nov

A Duke Health-led study finds that young adults with high blood pressure before age 40 have greater risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events – i.e., heart failure and strokes – as they grow older. The study is the first to assess risks for younger people using new guidelines issued in 2017 that lowered the clinical definition of high blood...Read more

Cardiology Management

Esc2018-deep-forehead-wrinkles-signal-higher-risk-for-cardiovascular-mortality

2018 29 Aug

According to research presented at the ESC Congress 2018, people who have lots of deep forehead wrinkles, more than is typical for their age, may have a higher risk of dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Therefore, assessing brow wrinkles could be an easy, effective and low-cost technique for identifying people who might be at a high risk of...Read more

Cardiology Management

Important-challenges-to-cardio-oncology

2018 11 Jul

Is it cardio-oncology or onco-cardiology? More than the issue of adoption of an appropriate name for this subspeciality, this new and promising field is beset with some rectifiable challenges, according to an article published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The article traces the origin of this subspeciality, noting that...Read more