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New study has showed that antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events. . Taking antibiotics weekly for one year does not reduce the risk of a heart attack or other cardiac e ...


Patients who are to undergo CABG ( coronary artery bypass grafting ) routinely stop low-dose Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) therapy 7 to 10 days before the intervention. A study suggests that it m ...


Cardiologists at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center demonstrated statin therapy may improve survival in patients with diastolic heart failure ( DHF ). The study has been published in Ci ...


Acute coronary syndrome ( ACS ) is an term for conditions that cause chest pain due to insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle ( acute myocardial ischemia ). It includes unstable angina, or ches ...


By measuring specific oxidized phospholipid molecules in the blood, researchers led by University of California, San Diego ( UCSD ) School of Medicine found that the levels of this toxic molecule cir ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Aceon ( Perindopril erbumine ) tablets for the treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease to reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortalit ...


Researchers at Mayo Clinic reported that bariatric surgery is a safe option for treating obese patients who have coronary artery disease. The findings are important because coronary artery disease ...


Erectile dysfunction may be a sign that coronary artery disease is developing, even in men without typical risk factors. " We think that erectile dysfunction represents the 'tip of the iceberg' of ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that Viagra ( Sildenafil ), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction ( ED ), reduces the stimulatory effects of hormonal stress on the heart by half. In the hea ...


Heredity plays a major role in determining the blood lipid profile and heart rate variability of blacks and whites, two major risk factors for coronary artery disease. “ There are some interesting ...


Dark chocolate may stave off artery hardening in smokers, and a few squares every day could potentially cut the risk of serious heart disease, finds a small study in the journal Heart. Researchers ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that people whose muscle wall thickness contained more than 25 percent scar tissue were approximately nine times more likely to test positive for a fast and dan ...


A study from researchers at Johns Hopkins showed that a compound called Alagebrium may be useful in reducing the deleterious effects of arterial aging in the majority of elderly Americans with systol ...


In healthy volunteers, the equivalent of two cups of coffee reduced the body's ability to boost blood flow to the heart muscle in response to exercise, and the effect was stronger when the participant ...


A large international study has demonstrated that patients with atherothrombosis ( coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease ) often have cardiovascular risk factor ...