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Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

Cerebral blood flow is rigorously regulated by various mechanisms to safeguard the match between cerebral metabolic demand and supply. The question of how a change in heart health affects cerebral … Continue Reading Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

New non-invasive test predicts long-term death risk in humans even without heart disease symptoms.

A new non-invasive scan can be used to determine the extent of plaque buildup in the heart accurately predicts the likelihood of heart attack or death over a 15-year period. … Continue Reading New non-invasive test predicts long-term death risk in humans even without heart disease symptoms.

First ever study shows treating sleep apnea reduces cardiac patients hospital readmission.

A study of hospitalized cardiac patients is the first to show that effective treatment with positive airway pressure therapy reduces 30-day hospital readmission rates and emergency department visits in patients … Continue Reading First ever study shows treating sleep apnea reduces cardiac patients hospital readmission.