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Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
It is not about how much you eat! The whole purpose of exercise is to burn fats and lower your cholesterol. What goes in HAS to come out. If nothing comes out, no matter how little you put in will still accumulate lots of fat and cholesterol over a period of time. The key point is this - less input,
Let's face it, many of us grew up eating foods that were high in artery clogging saturated fat and cholesterol. If you are like me you probably can reflect back on those big breakfasts consisting of greasy hash brown, eggs cooked in a sea of butter, skillet fried sausage, and gravy made with a
Good old aspirin, the common pain reliever that has been in our medicine cabinets for almost a century, also has a talent for prevention.
Hit the highlights from this year's British Cardiovascular Society 2014 Annual Conference.
Draw a ladder diagram of the tracing.
Patients with prior CABG who present with acute coronary syndromes have a high risk for recurrent events. Is intensive antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor beneficial in this setting -- when compared with clopidogrel?
Scientists have built upon various discoveries regarding the effect of genes in the detection and treatment of congestive heart failure. Several years ago it was discovered that a small percentage of patients who had suffered congestive heart failure possessed a failure in the gene that allows the b
If you have had a report from your doctor saying that you have high cholesterol, then action needs to be taken to remedy the problem and one of the best ways is lowering your LDL cholesterol. This is not difficult. Changing the food that you eat and perhaps incorporating some food types that you are
Are you plagued by the question, "how do you lower triglycerides?" If so, you are not the only one looking for answers. Triglycerides are not bad; in fact, the body itself produces triglycerides. What makes them undesirable is when there are too much of them floating in your system.
In patients with acute decompensated heart failure, how do effects on diuresis and renal function compare between the adenosine A1-receptor antagonist KW-3902 (rolofylline) and placebo?
Dr. Black quizzes Dr. Weber, lead author on the ASH/ISH guidance, and Dr. Townsend, who was part of JNC 8 and the ASH/ISH statement, on the reasoning behind the different recommendations.