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Cardiology Management

Delay in Treatment Causes Heart Attack Patients to Postpone Resuming Active Life

2013 15 Oct

New research shows that holding back the start of treatment in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients delays their return to pre-illness life and augments early retirement.  These findings were shared by Kristina Laut, PhD student from Arhus, Denmark, at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013 held over the past weekend in Madrid, Spain.... Read more

ICU Management

New Study: Short-term Blood Sugar Control Protects the Kidney but not the Heart in Diabetes Patients

2013 06 Sep

An international study has shown that short-term blood sugar control in patients with diabetes has a limited effect on their risk of cardiovascular problems, such as heart disease and stroke. Conventional belief has been that high blood sugar is a major factor in cardiovascular disease. However, this latest research adds to a growing body of... Read more