Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 27, 2011
First joint ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias
Lifestyle interventions, including stopping smoking, improving diet, exercising sufficiently and moderate alcohol consumption, should be the crucial first step for managing lipids in all patients.

The number of patients with cardiac problems during pregnancy is increasing
Pre-existing heart disease is rarely a contraindication to pregnancy -- indeed, many women with heart disorders tolerate pregnancy well -- but it remains a

ESC launches upgraded risk measurement tool for heart attacks and strokes
The number of heart attack and stroke incidents in Europe is likely to reduce with the imminent launch of an update to the HeartScore application.

New 'Heroes of Chemistry' are pioneers in personalized medicine and decoding genes
Two scientists developed a drug that helped pioneer the era of

Atherosclerosis is not limited to the heart
For cardiologists, coronary artery disease is the most important presentation of atherosclerosis.
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