Tag Archive: symptoms

Oct 08

According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association

According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, having few friends, family and lower social support appear to be associated with poorer health and quality of life and more depressive symptoms in young men and women a year after having a heart attack.

Sep 06

The CONFIRM HF study, presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2014 Congress

The CONFIRM HF study, presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2014 Congress, has revealed that iron supplementation in patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency improves functional capacity, symptoms, and quality of life.

Mar 17

Significant results from a study report that for every minute that the treatment of stroke is accelerated

Significant results from a study report that for every minute that the treatment of stroke is accelerated, the patient gains another 1.8 days of healthy life. Every minute is therefore important. Of note, younger patients are at increased benefit as compared to older patients. The researchers also pointed that tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), used to …

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Feb 13

Which suggests that they do not require further testing.

A new study published online February 5, 2014 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has shed light on which low–risk patients who have inconclusive exercise ECG tests might safely avoid additional downstream imaging tests to detect potential CAD. Senior author Dr Ron Blankstein (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA said that patients …

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