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Getting to the Heart of It - Real Heart Disease Risk, Beyond LDL

The question of why such a large number of people with “desirable cholesterol numbers” have heart attacks requires answers. Averaging various studies and reports, it seems that at least 50% if not more of the patients admitted for myocardial infarction – one study of 65,000 such people -showed a total cholesterol “very desirable” at 170.  815 kata lagi


MOST ACCESSED ARTICLE – Novel Drug Targets for the Treatment of Cardiac Diseases – Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine

Journal: Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine

Author(s):  Marine Pingeon, Bruno Charlier, Federica De Lise, Francesca Mensitieri, Fabrizio Dal Piaz, Viviana Izzo*

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Bentham Science Publishers

How does hyperventilation cause coronary vasospasm?

Hyperventilation may be an important cause of coronary vasospasm and chest pain. 1 The mechanism likely revolves around the competition between the effects of hydrogen and calcium ions on the smooth muscle of coronary arteries. 300 kata lagi

Straight, No Chaser: Heart Attack Recognition - Time is Tissue


Heart Attacks. Myocardial Infarctions. Acute Coronary Syndromes. Coronary Artery Disease. Unstable Angina. There are many names to describe one main phenomenon. Heart attacks are the most common manifestation of heart disease, the #1 cause of death in the United States. 655 kata lagi

Sterling Medical Advice

Acute #Myocardial #Infarction after Laboratory-Confirmed #Influenza #Infection (N Engl J Med., abstract)

Acute Myocardial Infarction after Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Infection

Jeffrey C. Kwong, M.D., Kevin L. Schwartz, M.D., Michael A. Campitelli, M.P.H., Hannah Chung, M.P.H., Natasha S. Crowcroft, M.D., Timothy Karnauchow, Ph.D., Kevin Katz, M.D., Dennis T. 737 kata lagi


The effects of expressive writing following first myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial.

Health Psychol. 2011 Sep;30(5):642-50. doi: 10.1037/a0023519.

Willmott L1, Harris P, Gellaitry G, Cooper V, Horne R.

To assess the effects of expressive writing on health care utilization, clinical variables and subjective quality of life following first myocardial infarction (MI). 187 kata lagi

Expressive Writing