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Myocardial Infarction

PCI, CABG for Left Main CAD Have Similar Five-Year Outcomes

Oct 04, 2019

FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Five-year rates of a composite outcome of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction are similar for patients with left main coronary artery disease following ei...

Risk Tool Can Predict Heart Failure in Patients With Diabetes

Oct 03, 2019

THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A novel machine learning-derived risk score can predict the risk for heart failure among outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a stu...

Risk Calculator Can Help Predict Postmenopausal Morbidity

Oct 03, 2019

THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new risk prediction calculator can make health risk predictions for several outcomes simultaneously in postmenopausal women, according to a study published...

Risk Tool Can Predict Heart Failure in Patients With Diabetes

Oct 03, 2019

THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A novel machine learning-derived risk score can predict the risk for heart failure among outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a stu...

Risk Calculator Can Help Predict Postmenopausal Morbidity

Oct 03, 2019

THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new risk prediction calculator can make health risk predictions for several outcomes simultaneously in postmenopausal women, according to a study published...

Gradual ACS Symptom Onset Linked to Delay in Presentation for Acute Care

Oct 02, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), having a gradual onset of symptoms is associated with longer prehospital delay, according to a study publis...

Gradual ACS Symptom Onset Linked to Delay in Presentation for Acute Care

Oct 02, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), having a gradual onset of symptoms is associated with longer prehospital delay, according to a study publis...

Marine Omega-3 Supplements May Lower CVD Risk

Oct 01, 2019

TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Marine omega-3 supplementation seems to lower the risk for myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, total CHD events, cardiovascular dis...

September 2019 Briefing - Cardiology

Oct 01, 2019

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Cardiology for September 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as...

September 2019 Briefing - Family Practice

Oct 01, 2019

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for September 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as we...

September 2019 Briefing - Neurology

Oct 01, 2019

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Neurology for September 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as ...

Women With Heart Attack Do Present With Typical Symptoms

Sep 13, 2019

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Typical symptoms of myocardial infarction are more common and have greater predictive value in women than in men, according to a study published in the Sept....

Strong SSRI May Be Tied to Small Decrease in Ischemic Stroke Risk

Aug 07, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants strongly inhibiting serotonin reuptake may be associated with a small reduction in the rate of ischemic stroke compared with weak reuptake i...

Similar CV Event Rates Seen for Generic, Brand Levothyroxine

Jun 27, 2019

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiovascular event rates are similar for patients with newly treated hypothyroidism receiving generic and brand levothyroxine (L-T4), according to a study...

More Secondary Prevention Meds May Reduce Deaths After AMI

Apr 09, 2019

TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For older nursing home residents, use of three or four secondary preventive medications following acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with reduce...

Examining the Link Between Gout & Myocardial Infarction in Older Adults

Mar 01, 2019

Myocardial infarction (MI) is the most common, acute manifestation of coronary artery disease (CAD) and about 790,000 Americans have an MI each year. Recent research has identified novel risk factors ...

Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women

Feb 25, 2019

MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) has increased among younger women, and sedentary time is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascu...

Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge

Feb 15, 2019

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Use of nurse navigators can improve care coordination and outcomes following hospitalization for an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a study pr...

ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use

Jan 30, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarette use is associated with increased odds of stroke, myocardial infarction, and angina or coronary heart disease, according to a study pre...

hs-cTnI Can Rule Out Inducible Myocardial Ischemia in CAD

Nov 08, 2018

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD), very low levels of resting high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) can rule out inducible myoca...