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Study of supercooled liquids contributes to better understanding of phase change processes
The authors propose a new quantitative approach to better measure the crystal growth rate in supercooled liquids. (2020-07-09)
Cleveland clinic researchers find rise in broken heart syndrome during COVID-19 pandemic
CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic researchers have found a significant increase in patients experiencing stress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (2020-07-09)
Older, critically ill patients with COVID-19 may have increased risk of bradycardia with lopinavir and ritonavir
The combined use of antiretroviral medications lopinavir and ritonavir, previously used to treat SARS-Cov-1 and MERS-Cov patients, appeared to cause bradycardia in 22% of elderly, critically ill COVID-19 patients, in a small study in France. (2020-07-09)
Feeling with the heart
A person's sensitivity to external stimuli depends not only on the state of their nervous system, but also on their cardiac cycle. (2020-07-09)
Death rate dramatically less for young heart attack survivors who quit smoking
Among young people who have had a heart attack, quitting smoking is associated with a substantial benefit. (2020-07-08)
Coronary calcium scoring: Personalized preventive care for those most at risk
An imaging test called coronary calcium scoring can help doctors to make the right recommendation about the use of statin therapy. (2020-07-06)
New recommendations: People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat
An international team of experts on heart disease and diet say there's no evidence that a low-saturated fat diet reduces cholesterol in people with familial hypercholesterolemia. (2020-07-06)
Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy more likely to develop heart disease
Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an international team of researchers. (2020-07-01)
Researchers have found a promising therapy for cardiac regeneration
New research gives information in order to understand safety, efficacy and mechanisms of action of a new cardiac therapy. (2020-06-30)
Even minor heart defects are associated with long-term problems in adulthood
Long-term morbidity as well as a lower level of education and employment rate are common among adults who underwent congenital heart surgery during childhood, regardless of the severity of the defect. (2020-06-29)
Scientists devise gentle technique to study heart tissue functioning
Biophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and their colleagues have proposed a simple way to observe the heart tissue. (2020-06-29)
Marine training may take more mental than physical grit
Keck Medicine of USC study identifies psychological measures that may predict who is more likely to complete - or quit - a demanding marine training course (2020-06-25)
Reducing the damage of a heart attack
Cardiology researchers have discovered how a key protein can help the heart regulate oxygen and blood flow and repair damage. (2020-06-23)
Tongue microbes provide window to heart health
Microorganisms on the tongue could help diagnose heart failure, according to research presented today on HFA Discoveries, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2020-06-23)
Death risk highest for people with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes who get heart failure
People newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes were more likely to die within five years if they developed heart failure. (2020-06-23)
Critically ill COVID-19 patients are 10 times more likely to develop cardiac arrhythmias
Patients with COVID-19 who were admitted to an intensive care unit were 10 times more likely than other hospitalized COVID-19 patients to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders, according to a new study. (2020-06-22)
10 percent of patients continue to use opioids three to six months after heart surgery
Nearly 10 percent of patients who are prescribed opioid medications following heart surgery will continue to use opioids more than 90 days after the procedure, according to a new study led by researchers at Penn Medicine. (2020-06-17)
Non-invasive fetal oxygen monitor could make for safer deliveries
A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor has been developed by researchers at UC Davis. (2020-06-17)
Who is at risk of heart rhythm disorders?
Use the right tool for the job. Today experts outline the best way to identify people most likely to develop common and devastating heart rhythm disorders. (2020-06-15)
More and safer heart transplants could become possible with new heart box
A donated heart can now be transported and preserved for longer than what has previously been possible. (2020-06-15)
Hibernation in mice: Are humans next?
University of Tsukuba and RIKEN researchers identified cells in the brain that can induce a hibernation-like state in mice or rats, species that do not naturally hibernate. (2020-06-12)
A rare heart bone is discovered in chimpanzees
Experts from the University of Nottingham have discovered that some chimpanzees have a bone in their heart, which could be vital in managing their health and conservation. (2020-06-10)
Link between liver and heart disease could lead to new therapeutics
A newly published study of flies found that protecting liver function also preserves heart health. (2020-06-10)
New procedure 'rewires' the heart to prevent recurrent fainting spells
A procedure conducted for the first time in the United States at University of Chicago Medicine has provided much-needed relief for a patient who suffered from recurrent fainting spells. (2020-06-10)
Racial, gender disparities observed in heart transplant recipients with COVID-19 infection
Researchers suggest focusing on disparities to help identify which patients with a heart transplant may be at higher risk for a worse course of COVID-19 infection. (2020-06-09)
Rate over time of stroke caused by brain bleeding
This observational study looked at the rate and risk factors of stroke caused by bleeding within the brain (intracerebral hemorrhage) between 1948 and 2016 among 10,000 participants in the Framingham Heart Study. (2020-06-08)
Atherosclerosis screening plus physical activity assessment give doctors a more accurate picture of mortality risk
'On a scale of 1 - 10, how much do you exercise (0-none, 10-always).' Adding this simple question when assessing elderly patients undergoing coronary artery calcium (CAC) scans can help clinicians better understand and treat patients, report scientists in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, published by Elsevier. (2020-06-05)
Exercise levels can help doctors predict risk of heart disease and death among elderly
Clinicians can use this information to improve care with early interventions. (2020-06-05)
Wearable sensor may help to assess stress in healthcare workers
A wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare professionals, according to a study published in Physiological Reports. (2020-06-03)
American Indians and Alaska Natives have disproportionately higher rates of CVD
Type 2 diabetes, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at three times the rate of white Americans. (2020-05-28)
Two paths better than one for treating patients with heart stents
Pairing a blood-thinning drug with aspirin daily for patients who have an angioplasty with a stent can contribute to better health outcomes, including lower risk of death, than aspirin alone, according to a recent study by cardiologists at the University of Alberta and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. (2020-05-28)
Study finds TAVR is safe treatment for patients with bicuspid valve disease
For many patients with a bicuspid aortic valve that needs replacing, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) appears to be a safe treatment option with low complication rates, according to a study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. (2020-05-27)
Canadian study of critically ill patients with COVID-19 found lower death rate
A Canadian case series of all patients with COVID-19 admitted to six intensive care units (ICUs) in Metro Vancouver found patient outcomes were substantially better than reported in other jurisdictions. (2020-05-27)
Scientists find optimal age of stem cells
Biophysicists from MIPT and Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Clinical Research Institute have determined the optimal age of reprogrammed stem cells suitable for restoring heart tissue. (2020-05-26)
No evidence blanket 'do-not-resuscitate' orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary
It's inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on US survival rates for in-hospital resuscitation of COVID-19 patients and data from China may not relate to US patients, according to a new article published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. (2020-05-22)
Every heart dances to a different tune
Play the same piece of music to two people, and their hearts can respond very differently. (2020-05-20)
Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women
In primary care, sex differences for recommended cardiovascular (CVD) prescriptions were found for patients who were at high risk or who had CVD. (2020-05-20)
High blood pressure during and after exercise may be markers for disease later in life
Higher blood pressure during exercise and delayed blood pressure recovery after exercise are associated with a higher risk of hypertension, preclinical and clinical cardiovascular disease and death among middle-aged to older adults. (2020-05-20)
Doctors should be cautious when using current warning system for patient's worsening health
The current system for checking on a patient's health and how likely it is to worsen while in hospital is based on weak evidence and using poor scores may harm patients, suggests research published by The BMJ today. (2020-05-20)
Continuously tracking fear response could improve mental health treatment
If continuously monitored, fear can be used as a tool to improve mental health treatment, reports University of Houston researcher Rose Faghih, who has created a new algorithm for continuously monitoring the fear response using stress sweat and heart rate. (2020-05-19)
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