Search Tag: cardiovascular risk

Cardiology Management

OPTICARE Trial: Enhanced Cardiac Rehab Programmes Don't Decrease Cardiovascular Risk

2016 29 Aug

Findings from the OPTImal CArdiac REhabilitation (OPTICARE) trial presented at the ESC Congress 2016 show that enhanced cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes that include a year of group or personal lifestyle and fitness coaching did not improve cardiovascular risk scores more as compared to a standard 3-month programme in patients recovering from... Read more

Cardiology Management

Testosterone Therapy Lowers Risk of CVD

2015 17 Aug

A new study conducted with more than 83,000 patients reports that men whose low testosterone levels were restored to normal through gels, patches, or injections have a lower risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause as compared to men who remain untreated. The study is published in the European Heart Journal. The findings also show that... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC: CVD Kills 51% of Women, Breast Cancer Kills 3%

2015 06 Mar

CVD is the top cause of death in women in EuropeCardiovascular disease (CVD) kills 51% of women in Europe and breast cancer kills 3%, bucking the misperception that CVD is a man’s disease. CVD is the top killer in women and is largely preventable. The call for women to reduce their risk comes from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on International... Read more

Lab Management

New Biomarkers That Could Predict Cardiovascular Risk

2015 05 Feb

A blood profiling technique has uncovered four new biomarkers that improve the prediction of risk for heart attack or stroke within the next 15 years. The study has been published in the journal Circulation.   The blood screening technology can help doctors identify people who would benefit from early treatment. In addition, the high-throughput profiling... Read more

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