Cardiology

October 27, 2022
Blacks, hispanics less likely than whites to receive bystander CPR thumbnail

Blacks, hispanics less likely than whites to receive bystander CPR

Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than Whites to receive bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study published in the Oct. […]
August 25, 2022
Novel blood test helps evaluate severity in pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare lung disease thumbnail

Novel blood test helps evaluate severity in pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare lung disease

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found that a novel blood test can be used to easily evaluate disease severity […]
August 10, 2022
Dementia risk may be higher if an upper heart chamber is abnormal thumbnail

Dementia risk may be higher if an upper heart chamber is abnormal

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Structural or functional abnormalities within the heart’s left atrium, with or without symptoms, may increase a person’s risk of developing dementia later […]
May 9, 2022
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Investment, action urged to improve access, quality and equity in women’s heart health

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Investing in and improving research, awareness and equity in women’s heart health are critical for the health and well-being of women, according […]
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 […]
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