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World's largest transfusion study in cardiac surgery changes transfusion practices
Lower thresholds for blood transfusions for cardiac surgery patients compared to traditional thresholds provide positive patient outcomes and safety at six months after surgery, according to the world's largest research study on this topic. (2018-08-27)

Ross procedure may provide longer survival and better quality of life, study suggests
The Ross procedure, a valve replacement surgery that is largely unused in practice, may provide long-term benefits including longer survival, less clotting and bleeding complications and better quality of life than other valve replacement surgery, finds a study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. (2018-08-27)

New medications for diabetes management have additional heart benefits, study finds
A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are on a statin therapy, suggests a new analysis of the LEADER trial. (2018-08-27)

Brain-heart activity predicts post-malaria epilepsy in mice
Animals that develop epilepsy after an infection can be identified as early as three months prior to their first seizure by measuring interactions between the brain and the heart, according to new research using a mouse model of post-cerebral malaria epilepsy. Published in JNeurosci, this finding could inform efforts to diagnose and treat acquired epilepsy. (2018-08-27)

Impaired mental status is associated with doubled death risk after heart attack in elderly
Impaired mental status is associated with a doubled risk of death one year after a heart attack in elderly patients, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018. (2018-08-26)

Cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal associated with cardiovascular death
Long-term use of coal, wood, or charcoal for cooking is associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to a study presented today at ESC Congress 2018. (2018-08-26)

Security millimetre wave body scanner safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators
Munich, Germany -- Aug. 26, 2018: Body scanners used for security checks are safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators, according to late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2018. (2018-08-26)

Ten-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial revealed today
The 10-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial (ART) are presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018. (2018-08-26)

The heart: Digital or analog?
Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have found evidence that may disrupt conventional understanding about how electrical activity travels in the heart -- a discovery that potentially can lead to new insight into medical problems such as heart arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death. (2018-08-26)

Cancer may lurk behind major internal bleeding in cardiovascular disease patients
Patients with cardiovascular disease who develop major internal bleeding are much more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, a large international clinical trial has found. Patients with gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding are 18 times more likely to be diagnosed with GI tract cancer, and those who major genitourinary (GU) tract bleeding are 80-fold more likely to be diagnosed with GU cancer, than patients without internal GI or GU bleeding, respectively. The study results were presented today at the European Society of Cardiology Congress (2018-08-26)

I have had a heart attack. Do I need open heart surgery or a stent?
New advice on the choice between open heart surgery and inserting a stent via a catheter after a heart attack is launched today. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Guidelines on myocardial revascularization are published online in European Heart Journal, and on the ESC website. (2018-08-25)

Researchers stop cell suicide that worsens sepsis, arthritis
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a way to stop immune cell death associated with multiple diseases, including sepsis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and arthritis. The findings, published in Science Immunology , identify a chemical that potently inhibits inflammatory cell death. (2018-08-24)

Study: Heart abnormalities may trigger sudden unexplained death in epilepsy
Patients with a rare disease called Dravet syndrome are at heightened risk for sudden unexplained death in epilepsy. Michigan Medicine researchers are using stem cells to identify the effects of a gene mutation on the heart, which may lead to fatal arrhythmias. (2018-08-23)

Novel technology may enable more efficient atrial fibrillation monitoring and detection
A study published in HeartRhythm found that a mobile heart monitor, paired with a smart device and an app, and supported by an automated algorithm can effectively and accurately detect AF, especially when supported by physician overread. (2018-08-22)

Simple score to diagnose heart attacks is safer, faster than current methods
An international team of researchers has developed a simple laboratory score that is safer and faster at diagnosing patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms. The score, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), can also identify patients at risk of subsequent heart issues after discharge. (2018-08-20)

Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke may increase risk of adult lung disease death
A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood. (2018-08-16)

Cardiovascular disease related to type 2 diabetes can be reduced significantly
Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the increased risks could theoretically be eliminated. (2018-08-16)

Anticancer drug offers potential alternative to transplant for patients with liver failure
Patients suffering sudden liver failure could in the future benefit from a new treatment that could reduce the need for transplants, research published today shows. (2018-08-15)

The danger of coronary artery compression in children is more common than we think
The incidence of coronary artery compression in children fitted with epicardial pacemakers may be slightly more common than previously believed, say noted cardiologists. After reviewing patient records at Boston Children's Hospital, they advocate for stricter monitoring to identify patients at risk and prevent complications. Their recommendations are published as a featured article in the journal HeartRhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society. (2018-08-13)

New soft bioelectronic mesh tested on human wrist and pulsating pig's heart
IBS scientists have succeeded in developing a wearable and implantable device, that measures electrophysiological signals and applies electrical and thermal stimulations. It provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions, and thus could be implemented for pain relief, rehabilitation, and prosthetic motor control. Being the first soft implant able to record the cardiac activity in multiple points of a swine heart, it is expected that this prototype, described in Nature Nanotechnology, will contribute to the research and production of future bioelectronics. (2018-08-13)

Peripheral nerve block provides some with long-lasting pain relief for severe facial pain
A new study has shown that use of peripheral nerve blocks in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TGN) may produce long-term pain relief. (2018-08-13)

'Tic'-tock
Scientists in Japan have found a potential marker to identify which people with abnormally fast heartbeats are at high risk of developing heart failure. (2018-08-09)

Cellular self-destruction at 30 micrometers per minute
Like a wildfire spreading through a dry field, for cells, death comes in an unrelenting wave. (2018-08-09)

Indian-Americans have fewer sudden infant deaths, Rutgers study finds
Indian-Americans have the highest percentage of sleeping with their babies among ethnic groups in New Jersey but the lowest rate of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), a Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences study shows. Researchers attributed this paradoxical finding to a variety of compensatory factors, including Indian-Americans' practice of placing their infants on their backs to sleep. (2018-08-07)

More sensitive blood test diagnoses heart attacks faster
A new high-sensitivity blood test for heart attacks successfully diagnosed heart attacks faster and more accurately in the emergency room than the existing test. (2018-08-06)

Researchers identify potential diagnostic test for Kawasaki disease
For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Imperial College London, with international collaborators, have determined that Kawasaki Disease (KD) can be accurately diagnosed on the basis of the pattern of host gene expression in whole blood. The finding could lead to a diagnostic blood test to distinguish KD from other infectious and inflammatory conditions. (2018-08-06)

Study: Prioritize cardiac monitoring for high-risk breast cancer patients
Overall, heart failure is an uncommon complication of breast cancer treatment; however, the risk is higher in patients treated with certain types of chemotherapy and lower in younger patients, according to a study in a special 'Imaging in Cardio-oncology' issue of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Researchers concluded that cardiac monitoring should be a higher priority for high-risk patients. (2018-08-06)

New analysis estimates much higher death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Due to differences in methods, there have been various estimates of the number of deaths in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, which hit the island on Sept. 20, 2017. The official death toll has remained at 64 since December 2017. (2018-08-02)

Death toll from Hurricane Maria estimated to be larger than previously thought
The number of people who died as a result of Hurricane Maria -- which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017 -- may be as high as 1,139, surpassing the official death count of 64, according to researchers. (2018-08-02)

Study reveals early warning signs of heart problems in patients with newly diagnosed lupus
Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in patients with lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease. In a new study in Arthritis & Rheumatology--a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology--imaging tests revealed signs of cardiac impairment in patients newly diagnosed with lupus, even before any symptoms of chest discomfort. (2018-08-02)

Researchers estimate higher death toll from Hurricane Maria than previously thought
The number of people who died as a result of Hurricane Maria -- which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017 -- may be as high as 1,139, surpassing the official death count of 64, according to researchers. (2018-08-02)

Genetic basis of heart rhythms explored in large population study
New information about the biology behind the heart's electrical activity has been revealed in a major genome study with the largest sample size ever of a project of this type. These molecular mechanisms offer insights into cardiac electrical diseases and could suggest avenues of drug research for preventing and treating heart rhythm or conduction problems. Genes in 44 loci identified as associated with the PR interval on an EKG are overrepresented in cardiac disease processes, including heart block, sick sinus syndrome, and atrial fibrillation. (2018-07-27)

Aging overweight scuba divers at risk of underwater heart attack
Older, overweight scuba divers are being urged to shed pounds to avoid an underwater heart attack. That's the advice from a large study out today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a publication of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2018-07-26)

First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths conducted
For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths. The research was conducted by academics at the University of Warwick who aimed to develop a detailed understanding of the circumstances of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) cases subject to serious case review. (2018-07-26)

Risk of later death after donor blood, marrow transplant in childhood
Patients who had donor blood or marrow transplants during childhood continue to be at increased risk of premature death even years after the procedure compared with the general population, although the rate of later death among these transplant patients has decreased over the last three decades. (2018-07-26)

New ceria nanoparticles attack Parkinson's disease from three fronts
The IBS research team has developed a set of nanoparticles for Parkinson's disease treatment. Tested in mice and published in Angewandte Chemie as a 'hot paper', this study represents the first biomedical application of nanoparticles in the clearance of reactive oxygen by-products in Parkinson's, and gives new hints of therapeutic targets. In the future, the system is expected to be used in the identification and treatment of other pathologies caused by reactive oxygen species, including: cancers, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and sepsis.  (2018-07-26)

New study offers hope of recovery from spinal cord injury
A new Tel Aviv University study finds the intravenous injection of a potent enzyme, just hours after an accident, has the potential to diminish a cascade of pathological events responsible for neuronal death, such as inflammation and scarring. (2018-07-25)

Can treatment for depression after a heart attack reduce the long-term risk of another cardiac event
Depression has been associated with poorer medical outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), including heart attack and unstable angina. This randomized clinical trial of 300 patients in South Korea examined whether antidepressant treatment after ACS improved long-term cardiac outcomes. (2018-07-24)

New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age
A new online health calculator can help people determine their risk of heart disease, as well as their heart age, accounting for sociodemographic factors such as ethnicity, sense of belonging and education, as well as health status and lifestyle behaviors. The process to build and validate the tool is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2018-07-23)

Slowdown of North Atlantic circulation rocked the climate of ancient northern Europe
The scientists used intelligent computer algorithms based on machine learning when studying geological deposits from Sokli, Northern Finland. Fresh results were reported in Nature Communications recently. (2018-07-23)

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