Search Tag: post-myocardial infarction

Cardiology Management

The Relationship Between the Heart and the Waist

2020 03 Feb

New research shows that heart attack survivors who have extra weight around their waist are at a greater risk of another heart attack. This is another reason why measuring the waist may actually be more important than stepping on the scale.  Excess weight around the waist has already been known to increase the odds of having a first heart attack.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Is it time for translation of ticagrelor?

2018 13 Sep

Ticagrelor is more efficient than clopidogrel in attenuating myocardial structural and functional alterations post-myocardial infarction (MI) and in improving cardiac healing, according to a recent study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research.  The study by Gemma Vilahur, of the Cardiovascular Research Centre, ICCC Catalan Institute... Read more