Search Tag: cardiovascular risk

Cardiology Management

2024 05 Mar

  On World Heart Day 2022, the Mexican Society of Cardiology, the Inter-American Society of Cardiology, and the World Heart Federation joined forces to address the heightened risk of negative cardiovascular health outcomes in transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) individuals.    This article discusses multiple factors contributing to this issue,...Read more

ICU Management

2024 05 Mar

  Lung-protective mechanical ventilation strategies are beneficial both in the operating room (OR) and the ICU. However, there are variations in ventilator management practices between these settings, leading to adjustments in ventilator parameters when patients transition from the OR to the ICU. The impact of changes in ventilator settings during...Read more

Cardiology Management

2023 08 Nov

Predicting sudden cardiac death, and perhaps even addressing a person’s risk to prevent future death, may be possible through artificial intelligence (AI) and could offer a new move toward prevention and global health strategies, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s   Resuscitation Science Symposium...Read more

Cardiology Management

2023 13 Apr

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Decision Support

2022 30 Mar

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular risk for patients with severe mental illness (SMI) when using a clinical decision support (CDS) system.   Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for those with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and...Read more

Cardiology Management

2022 07 Apr

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Executive Health Management

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Cardiovascular disease prevention strategies in 2019 remain a major healthcare issue, requiring an individualised approach for diagnostic and therapeutic decision making.   Introduction   Since investigators from the Framingham Heart Study first confirmed the existence and importance of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 04 Dec

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Cardiology Management

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

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...Read more

Cardiology Management

2015 06 Mar

CVD is the top cause of death in women in Europe Cardiovascular 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

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...Read more