Category list : Cardiology
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Survivors of cardiac arrest who remain in comas have better survival and neurological outcomes when their body temperatures are lowered, according to a US study.
“Could a vaccine replace the need for daily statins?” asks the Mail Online.
“Slim adults with a ‘spare tyre’ of fat around their stomach have a twice as high mortality risk than those who are overweight,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
Dementia was leading cause of female death last year Subscription
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias were the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales in 2014, and the second leading cause of death for men.
A glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist approved for treating diabetes is ineffective in the treatment of high-risk heart failure patients.
Intensively lowering blood pressure below currently recommended targets significantly cuts rates of major cardiovascular events among a wide range of high-risk patients, according to researchers.
Taking vitamin D supplements can improve exercise performance and lower the risk of heart disease, according to the findings of a preliminary study by UK researchers.
The effect of ageing on health inequalitiesSubscription
Health inequalities persist in old age, as individuals’ health status is an accumulation of lifelong socioeconomic, ethnic and gender-based influences.
What is the underlying cause of this arrhythmia?Subscription
A pair of new studies suggests that statins may have a detrimental effect on the immune response to influenza vaccine and its effectiveness at preventing serious illness in older adults.