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.
Endothelial cells residing in the coronary arteries can function as cardiac stem cells to produce new heart muscle tissue, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. The findings, published in Cell Reports, … Continue Reading Heart-regenerating cells found in coronary arteries.
The antibiotic clarithromycin, widely used for treating common bacterial infections, is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths, finds an opensource study published in the BMJ. The team from … Continue Reading Common antibiotic linked with heart deaths in BMJ study.
A new study from the Case Western Reserve University shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of … Continue Reading Severity of sleep apnea impacts risk of resistant high blood pressure.
Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation, research which adds to the medical community’s knowledge of how early … Continue Reading Scientists unlock key to blood vessel formation.
British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than the recommended five, were the key to … Continue Reading Five-a-day keeps the doctor away: Larger study proves fruit and veg advice is correct.
Millions of people in the United States have a circulatory problem of the legs called peripheral vascular disease. It can be painful and may even require surgery in serious cases. … Continue Reading Scientists discover genetic switch that can prevent peripheral vascular disease in mice.
Fundamental research by Wayne State University is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart diseases.
Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), are one step closer to … Continue Reading Fundamental research by Wayne State University is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart diseases.