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Cardiovascular outcomes at top-ranked vs. nonranked hospitals

2018 06 Dec

A new study conducted by the US News & World Report (USNWR) top-ranked hospitals in terms of cardiovascular care and patient outcomes and compared them to nonranked hospitals.  The objective of the study was to determine whether USNWR top-ranked hospitals performed better than nonranked hospitals. The performance measures that were evaluated... Read more

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SCOT Study Quells Concerns About NSAID Safety

2015 31 Aug

In older patients with arthritis and no history of cardiovascular disease, chronic use of any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug appears safe from a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal stand-point, and regular, non-selective NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and diclofenac appear just as safe as the selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor celecoxib... Read more

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Simplified Clinical Trials to Sustain Innovation

2015 18 Jun

According to the Cardiovascular Round Table (CRT), randomised controlled trials must be simplified to sustain innovation in cardiovascular diseases. CRT is an independent forum established by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The views of the group are published in the European Heart Journal . Professor Paulus Kirchhof, corresponding author,... Read more

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Antidepressants Could Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes

2015 08 Mar

Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that screening for and treating depression could help reduce the risk of heart disease in patients with moderate to severe depression. The study will be presented on March 15 at the American College of Cardiology's 64th Annual Scientific Session in San Diego. The research... Read more