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ACC

  • Genes that drive glucose levels also drive heart disease
    MUNICH – A group of 12 genes that influence blood sugar appears to help drive the risk of heart disease, independent of type 2 diabetes. The genome-wide association study determined that every 1 ...
    Published on 2016-09-30
  • Medical quality beats patient comfort
    A good way to survive an acute myocardial infarction is to go to the best hospital. Some patients seem to have found out where those are. For those of us who want to know where to go and… ...
    Published on 2016-09-30
  • GAO report calls out HHS for misdirecting ACA reinsurance funds
    The Health and Human Services department is failing to properly administer a reinsurance program under the Affordable Care Act by unlawfully diverting funds intended for the U.S. Treasury, according... ...
    Published on 2016-09-29

AHA

  • Los mexicanos-estadounidenses pueden recibir menos rehabilitación después...
    Los sobrevivientes mexicanos-estadounidenses de ataque cerebral son más propensos a recibir rehabilitación en casa, a diferencia de los caucásicos no hispanos, quienes reciben rehabilitación más intensiva cuando están hospitalizados, de acuerdo con una ...
    Published on 2017-02-22
  • ISC17 Wednesday News Tips
    Tip headlines: Circadian light may relieve depressive symptoms in stroke rehab patients; The monster within: Aged gut bacteria linked to poor outcomes after stroke; Recurrent stroke risk higher among older blacks than whites; Liver cirrhosis associated with increased stroke risk;… ...
    Published on 2017-02-22
  • Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adults
    Study Highlights:  Children are much more likely to report a headache at stroke onset than adults. Headaches were present in nearly half of all children older than 3 years of age having a stroke. Headaches were most common in children… ...
    Published on 2017-02-22

  • The Value of Reciprocal Electrocardiographic Leads
    In a woman with chest pain, < 0.1 mV ST-segment elevation in lead III, and virtually no ST elevation in leads II and aVF, striking ST-segment depression in lead aVL, the reciprocal lead to lead III, confirmed the diagnosis of… ...
    Published on 2017-02-16
  • Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes of High-Grade Atrioventricular Block in...
    High-grade atrioventricular block (HAVB) is historically considered a marker of worse outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, the predictors and prognostic impact of HAVB in the primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) era remain poorly understood. We… ...
    Published on 2017-02-15
  • National In-hospital Outcomes of Pregnancy in Women with Single Ventricle C...
    Most patients with single ventricle (SV) congenital heart disease (CHD) are expected to survive to adulthood. Women with SV are often counseled against pregnancy; however, data on pregnancies in these women are lacking. We sought to evaluate in-hospital outcomes of… ...
    Published on 2017-02-15

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