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Cardiology Management

New Post-Cryptogenic Stroke Remote Telemetry Study Demonstrates Increased AF Detection

2022 09 Mar

As an initial remote monitoring diagnostic approach, Philips BioTel Heart MCOT detected 4.6 times more patients with atrial fibrillation compared to implantable loop recorder alone Almost eight times lower costs were achieved with improved detection rates and reduction of secondary stroke risk Remote cardiac monitoring via the... Read more

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Sleep Disturbances, Socioeconomic Inequalities and Cardiovascular Disease

2019 01 Dec

Insufficient sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease. That’s the finding of a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). People with lower socioeconomic status sleep less for a variety of reasons: they may do several jobs, work in shifts, live in noisy environments,... Read more

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Why patients don't take statins as prescribed

2019 04 Apr

According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, many patients who could benefit from statins do not take them.  Statins lower the amount of LDL and have been proven to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. The American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology recommend the use of an atherosclerotic... Read more

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Dietary Magnesium May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

2016 13 Dec

New findings published in BMC Medicine suggest that a diet rich in magnesium may help reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. The results reinforce the notion that increased consumption of magnesium rich foods could be beneficial for overall health, according to researchers from Zhejiang University... Read more

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Study Links BACs to Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease and Stroke

2016 03 Oct

The findings of a 10-year follow-up study have now shown that the long viewed as benign breast arterial calcifications (BACs) detected on routine mammograms are associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. The study will be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Orlando (October... Read more