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#ESC2018: More or less testing? Imaging cardiomyopathy in daily clinical practice

2018 29 Aug

When it comes to imaging for ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy, clinicians should use their clinical acumen in order to decide which modality will lead to early diagnosis and treatment, said Prof. Petros Nihoyannopoulos, who spoke to HealthManagement.org after co-chairing a popular session on the topic at the European Society of Cardiology... Read more

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#ESC2018: Routine clock drawing cognitive test useful in high blood pressure patients

2018 29 Aug

According to research presented at ESC Congress 2018, a clock drawing test for detecting cognitive dysfunction should be conducted routinely in patients with high blood pressure. Hypertensive patients with impaired cognitive function are at an increased risk of developing dementia within five years. However, despite this known risk factor, cognitive... Read more

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#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

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#ESC2018: Vacations are linked to lower death rates

2018 28 Aug

More than making lifestyle changes, new research shows that managing stress is also important in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and dying early. Taking off from work is found to be a good "stress reliever" and, what's more, taking vacations could prolong life, according to a 40-year study presented at the ESC Congress and accepted... Read more

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#ESC2018: Want to live longer? Avoid low-carb diets

2018 28 Aug

A diet that's low in carbohydrates and high in protein is what many people take in order to lose weight. But low carbohydrate diets have been found to be unsafe and could lead to premature deaths, according to a large study presented at ESC Congress 2018 held in Munich. The findings suggest that low carbohydrate diets should not be recommended.... Read more

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#ESC2018: Study - need to revise guidelines on dairy intake

2018 28 Aug

New research findings tend to dispute current advice that limiting dairy consumption is good for your health. Dairy products have been found to reduce the risk of death from cerebrovascular disease, according to the findings presented at ESC Congress 2018, the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology. Consumption of dairy products,... Read more