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Executive Health Management

Advancing Health Through Science and Technology Innovation

2019 02 Oct

Over the past century, thanks in large part to advances in science, technology and medicine, the average human life expectancy has more than doubled. The pharmaceutical industry has played an important role in these advances by translating basic scientific insights into tangible solutions, and thus has delivered significant value to society in the... Read more

Executive Health Management

10th Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress (EDEC)

2020 27 Feb

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Cardiology Management

Machine Learning Helps Predict Risk of Heart Failure

2019 20 Sep

Heart failure is a common complication in patients suffering from Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). Recently, new medicines have been developed to offset these risks; however, finding effective strategies to identify which T2D patients are most at risk has been difficult.    Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and UT Southwestern Medical Centre have... Read more

Executive Health Management

Sex & Gender Impacts in Cardiovascular Disease: A “Typical” Presentation of Cardiovascular Disease?

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Differences in sex and gender may account for gaps in treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, but at the same time, it also gives the opportunity for personalised sex and gender-specific medicine.   Typical presentations in medicine are defined in ways that health care professionals can draw on past experiences and education... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2019: Quo Vadis?

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

Finding the Sweet Spot Between Cardiovascular and Diabetes Care

2019 01 Aug

Today in healthcare, more emphasis is being placed on treating the patient rather than a particular disease. In this sense, it is not unusual that the line between cardiology and diabetes care has become more blurred. As more cardiologists are finding themselves prescribing diabetes treatments, the need for interdisciplinary knowledge has become even... Read more

Cardiology Management

Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Major Cardiovascular Events

2019 01 Aug

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has become a public health issue, as the International Diabetes Federation recorded a total of 425 million adults between the ages of 20 and 79 that had diabetes in 2017. The main cause of disability and mortality in this cohort is due to issues involving cardiovascular health. The American Heart Association has now... Read more

ICU Management

Doctor Ignorance About Nutrition Not Defensible

2019 08 Jul

In a commentary published in JAMA Internal Medicine 01 July 2019, Neal Barnard, M.D., emphasised the importance for physicians today to be more familiar with nutrition knowledge. Dr. Barnard, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine president, explained how some of the main health concerns – diabetes, obesity, heart disease and some cancers... Read more

IMAGING Management

Nuclear Stress Test Identifies Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

2019 08 Jul

Nuclear stress tests reveal an increased risk of cardiac-related deaths in patients with diabetes, a new study in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging confirms.     Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) uses radioisotopes and a special camera to capture how efficiently blood is flowing through the heart under stress.... Read more