Search Tag: cardiovascular risk factors

Cardiology Management

Heart Attacks Affecting Younger, More Obese People

2016 29 Mar

New findings presented at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago, IL, show that serious heart attacks are affecting younger and more obese individuals. Rates of blood pressure, diabetes and COPD are also higher in this patient group.  ST-elevation myocardial infarction or STEMI is the most severe and deadly type... Read more

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Optimal Medical Therapy Improves CV Outcomes

2015 18 Aug

New research suggests that optimal medical therapy improves outcomes because it lowers the risk profile for patients with CHD and diabetes mellitus. However, this can only be achieved if medications are being taken as prescribed. The findings were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In the Bypass Angioplasty Investigation... Read more

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1st Annual International Heart Failure Conference

2015 24 Jun

The program of the 2015 Heart Failure (HF) symposium has been designed to continue a tradition of providing a comprehensive, high level and clinically relevant update on prevention, diagnosis and management of heart failure (HF). The program includes lectures presented by experts in the field combined with interactive panel discussions. The extensive... Read more

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High Testosterone Levels Increase Risk of Heart Disease

2015 09 Mar

A new study shows that sex hormones testosterone and oestrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that increases a man's risk of heart disease. The results of this study will be presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego. Doctors have long suspected that testosterone may promote cardiovascular disease and oestrogen may... Read more


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