Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
Well, if you are asking yourself this, the answer is pretty simple because your doctor seen it as an effective measure to treat your high cholesterol level. The risk of having a stroke or a heart attack is dramatically reduced if you lower your bad cholesterol (also known as LDL, or low-density lip
As we mentioned in the previous articles, heart diseases are caused by high blood pressure that contributes to hardening and thinning of the arteries. High levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) builds up in the arteries as a result of uncontrolled diet with high levels of saturated fat and trans fat.
High levels of insulin in the blood may be a silent heart-disease risk factor for 25 percent of the trim and otherwise healthy people worldwide. Studies indicate that the earliest marker of a higher risk of coronary heart disease mortality is an elevation of stimulated plasma insulin level.
The present study evaluates the clinical outcomes following sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for ostial lesions.
Stroke (cerebrovascular Accident, CVA), is marked by ineffective blood flow to the brain. The result is cell death, brain damage, and possibility of becoming permanently disabled.
The authors examined trends in long-term outcomes to characterize rates of death and restenosis in a general population and compared them with trials involving follow-up angiography.
Current evidence for volume status monitoring in HF using novel management strategies is reviewed.
Are people with PAD who are admitted to hospital receive equal pharmacological secondary prevention to those with CAD?
Is atrial fibrillation the 'gateway arrhythmia' in post-MI patients?