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Cardiology Management

CVD Programmes Reduce Deaths Over 40-Year Period

2015 13 Jan

A 40-year experiment targeting cardiovascular factors, conducted in a rural Maine county, demonstrated significant reductions in hospitalisation and death rates, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association , shows that changes in smoking, cholesterol control and other behaviours lead to an accumulative... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Obesity Fuels Silent Heart Damage

2014 28 Nov

New research has found that obese people without overt heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels their risk for heart failure down the road. The findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure , challenge the current belief that much of the cardiovascular disease amongst overweight people is caused... Read more