SCIENCE DAILY Patients with prediabetes who also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may improve their resting heart rate, an important measure of cardiovascular health, by using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to treat their OSA, according to a randomized, controlled trial. 1 month
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Diagnosing Heart Disease Using AI
NEWS MEDICAL Currently, stress echocardiograms used to diagnose heart disease are only 80% accurate, meaning many patients are misdiagnosed or sent home. Ultromics have developed a tol that machine learning to gather data and improve the accuracy of heart disease... 12 hours
Combining financial incentives and goal-setting with wearables may encourage heart patients to exercise
NEWS MEDICAL Combining financial incentives and personalized goal-setting with wearable devices may be an effective way of encouraging patients with heart disease to increase... 1 week
Penn research team identifies novel therapeutic target for heart disease
NEWS MEDICAL Changes in cellular struts called microtubules (MT) can affect the stiffness of diseased human heart muscle cells, and reversing these modifications can lessen the stiffness and improve the... 2 weeks
New target for treating heart failure
SCIENCE DAILY Changes in cellular struts called microtubules (MT) can affect the stiffness of diseased human heart muscle cells, and reversing these modifications can lessen the stiffness and improve the beating strength of these cells isolated from transplant... 2 weeks
Canakinumab reduces gout rate by more than half in atherosclerosis patients, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that canakinumab significantly reduced the... 5 days
Heart attack patients unable to resume work report depression and financial hardship
NEWS MEDICAL More people than ever are able to resume working after a heart attack, but those working less or unable to work reported lower quality... 1 week
Texas heart transplant program resumed after suspension
ABC NEWS A Houston hospital has resumed its renowned heart transplant program two weeks after suspending all medical procedures following the deaths of several patients this year 1 week
Study tests accuracy of device designed to detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors
NEWS MEDICAL A wireless device designed for detection of heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with anthracycline chemotherapy was accurate and... 1 day
Improving the quality of American's diet could reduce health-related costs, suggests study
NEWS MEDICAL What we eat has important implications for our health-;and for what we spend on healthcare. New research suggests improving the quality of the average... 2 weeks
Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems
NEWS MEDICAL Administration of nitric oxide gas during and for 24 hours following heart surgery decreased the risk of patients developing acute and chronic... 7 hours
Cleveland Clinic receives $3.7 million grant from AHA for atrial fibrillation research
NEWS MEDICAL The American Heart Association has awarded Cleveland Clinic a $3.7 million grant for atrial fibrillation research. The four-year, competitive award will support three synergistic... 1 week
Medical News Today: Marriage is good for the heart — literally
MNT A new study suggests that marriage may prevent heart disease and stroke, as well as prolong life for people who had a heart attack. 3 days
Device attaches to damaged heart, enabling delivery of multiple therapy doses
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers is hoping to halt the progression from heart attack to heart failure with a small device called 'Therepi.' The device contains a... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Heart disease: Erectile dysfunction may double risk
MNT Erectile dysfunction can put men at risk of developing a range of heart problems, such as heart attack and sudden cardiac death, shows a new study. 1 week
Long periods of viral suppression shown to reduce cancer risk in aging HIV population
SCIENCE DAILY Early, sustained antiretroviral therapy (ART), which results in long-term viral suppression, helps to prevent AIDS-defining cancers and also non-AIDS-defining cancers,... 1 week
Atrial fibrillation: Weight loss reverses heart condition in obesity sufferers
SCIENCE DAILY Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight. 2 days
Patients may want cancer screenings even if potential harms outweigh benefits, finds study
NEWS MEDICAL A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of... 1 week
Implantable device delivers drugs straight to the heart
SCIENCE DAILY A refillable, implantable device, sits directly on the heart and delivers drugs and other therapies to treat the after-effects of a heart attack. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What causes chest pain that comes and goes?
MNT Chest pain can have many origins, including problems with the heart, muscles, and lungs. When this pain comes and goes, a person may suspect a problem... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Stable angina: Everything you need to know
MNT Stable angina causes pain, squeezing, or tightness in the chest, usually when someone is stressed or doing physical activity. Narrowed arteries or blockages can reduce the blood flow... 1 week
Researchers develop consensus statement to embrace expanded definition of patient harm
NEWS MEDICAL Even when health care experiences go well, patients and their families can still suffer harm. To date, organizational efforts to reduce harm have focused primarily on... 3 days
Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat -- a sensitivity spread by tick bites -- with a buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart.... 6 days
UNC study provides insight into mechanism of CHD4-related heart defects
NEWS MEDICAL Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene CHD4. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have... 1 week
The molecules that energize babies' hearts
SCIENCE DAILY A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to new research. 7 days
A new way to mend a broken heart
MIT "Therapi" device attaches directly to damaged heart, enabling delivery of medicine from a port under a patient’s skin to augment cardiac function. 1 week
Metabolic process providing energy to heart muscle fails to mature in babies with hypertrophy
NEWS MEDICAL A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to... 1 week
Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000
ABC NEWS The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. 1 week
Eating plant-based diet can reduce risk for heart problems in people with type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Plant-based diets improve glycemic control, lead to weight loss, and improve cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes,... 4 days
Here’s how drinking coffee could protect your heart
SCIENCE-NEWS Coffee’s heart-healthy effects rely on boosting cells’ energy production, a study in mice suggests. 1 day
Medical News Today: How four cups of coffee might protect the heart
MNT Caffeine is known to protect against heart disease and stroke. A new study finds the mechanism that underpins this protection, and mitochondria are key. 9 hours
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