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IMAGING Management

PET/CT Detects Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Sleep Apnoea Patients

2019 26 Jun

Research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2019 Annual Meeting draws a strong link between severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and impaired coronary flow reserve, which is an early sign of the heart disease atherosclerosis. Using 13N-ammonia positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT), researchers... Read more

Cardiology Management

Dietetic Consultation for Lowering Lipid Levels

2019 26 Jun

Change in dietary behaviour is considered to be a first-line approach to the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease risk. Dietitians can help change behaviour and modify  risk factors by educating and counselling patients. This is particularly true for patients who are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.   Dietary changes... Read more

Cardiology Management

7th International Conference on PreHT, HT & CMS 2020

2020 03 Apr

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Cardiology Management

Ultra-processed foods and all-cause mortality

2019 05 Jun

One of the major drivers of chronic disease is nutrition. Clinical evidence clearly proves that dietary habits can have a significant influence on our cardiometabolic health and could lead to Type 2 diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. In addition, a poor quality diet also increases the overall economic burden on healthcare. In fact, studies have... Read more

Cardiology Management

Widespread pain and cardiovascular mortality: the Framingham Heart Study

2019 23 May

Musculoskeletal pain is highly prevalent and is associated with a significantly high socioeconomic impact both on the individual and society. Widespread pain (WSP), in particular, has been linked to elevated disability and loss of quality of life. It is a very common problem reported by more than one in ten adults. The prevalence of widespread... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 3, 2019

2019 22 May

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Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top Target Treatments infographic

2019 22 May

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Cardiology Management

Demand for cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology

2019 01 May

The number of cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology, or the treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients treated for cancer, does not currently meet the needs of this rapidly growing population. A review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examines the efforts of the cardio-oncology community to provide the... Read more