Cardiology

June 12, 2021
Deep learning with SPECT accurately predicts major adverse cardiac events thumbnail

Deep learning with SPECT accurately predicts major adverse cardiac events

Prediction performance of DL compared to quantitative measures and Kaplan-Meier curves for quartiles of DL. Credit: Singh et al., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. An […]
May 16, 2021
Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective thumbnail

Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

This Aug. 23, 2018 file photo shows an arrangement of aspirin pills in New York. A large study finds that low-dose and regular-strength aspirin seem equally […]
April 7, 2021
Comfort care beneficial for hospitalized stroke patients, yet disparities in use persist thumbnail

Comfort care beneficial for hospitalized stroke patients, yet disparities in use persist

Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy. H&E-LFB stain. Credit: Nephron/Wikipedia Receiving palliative or hospice care services […]
April 1, 2021
Screen time for older adults: Mobile health tech can support seniors with heart disease thumbnail

Screen time for older adults: Mobile health tech can support seniors with heart disease

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Mobile health technology can be beneficial in encouraging lifestyle behavior changes and medication adherence among adults ages 60 and older with existing […]
March 19, 2021
Mobile stroke units improve outcomes and reduce disability among stroke patients thumbnail

Mobile stroke units improve outcomes and reduce disability among stroke patients

Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy. H&E-LFB stain. Credit: Nephron/Wikipedia Stroke patients treated via a mobile […]
March 18, 2021
Boy gets heart transplant after 17 months in Italian hospital thumbnail

Boy gets heart transplant after 17 months in Italian hospital

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A seven-year-old boy has received a heart transplant after spending 17 months being kept alive by an artificial heart in an Italian […]
March 14, 2021
Exhaustion linked with increased risk of heart attack in men thumbnail

Exhaustion linked with increased risk of heart attack in men

3D Model of the heart by Dr. Matthew Bramlet. Credit: NIH Men experiencing vital exhaustion are more likely to have a heart attack, according to research […]
March 12, 2021
High blood pressure controlled in only 2 out of 5 UK cases despite treatment thumbnail

High blood pressure controlled in only 2 out of 5 UK cases despite treatment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain High blood pressure is controlled in only 2 out of 5 UK patients with the condition, despite treatment, suggests a large population […]
March 9, 2021
Hypertension disorders of pregnancy increase risk of premature maternal mortality thumbnail

Hypertension disorders of pregnancy increase risk of premature maternal mortality

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Women who experienced hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDPs) but did not develop chronic hypertension have a greater risk of premature mortality, specifically […]
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