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Vascular disease research gets $15M kickstart from AHA - Cardiovascular Business



Cardiovascular Business
 
Vascular disease research gets $15M kickstart from AHA 
Cardiovascular Business
Four medical centers have been awarded a cumulative $15 million by the American Heart Association (AHA) as part of an effort to expand current research on vascular disease, the AHA announced in a statement Jan. 12. Brigham and Women's Hospital ...

 


Statins to help prevent scar tissue in the eye? - Science Daily



Statins to help prevent scar tissue in the eye? 
Science Daily
"This means that systemic statin medication may be beneficial not only in the prevention of cardio-vascular diseases, but also in terms of eye health." The researchers believe that the benefits of statin medication on retinal detachment patients is ...

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Trump's physical may not be so excellent after all - The News-Press



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Trump's physical may not be so excellent after all 
The News-Press
But additional factors must be added that include his coronary artery calcium score of 98 (on CT scans), a number that suggests he already has asymptomatic cardiac vascular disease. The calcium score directly correlates with the risk of overt future ...

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock nets grant to study peripheral artery disease - The Union Leader



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Dartmouth-Hitchcock nets grant to study peripheral artery disease 
The Union Leader
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will partner with a Boston hospital under a four-year grant to do research on peripheral artery disease to develop effective therapies and reduce the number of patients who need limbs amputated. ?By working together ...

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Higher prevalence of lymph node metastasis in prostate cancer in patients with diabetes. - UroToday



Higher prevalence of lymph node metastasis in prostate cancer in patients with diabetes. 
UroToday
S Lutz, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Disease, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany ., T Todenhöfer, Department of Urology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen ...

 


Electronic Health Record Problem Lists: Accurate Enough for Risk Adjustment? - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Electronic Health Record Problem Lists: Accurate Enough for Risk Adjustment? 
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
This is a major concern for health systems participating in alternative payment models, which base some portion of reimbursement on risk-adjusted quality outcomes.9-13 Comorbidity is a key component of the risk adjustment needed for fair comparisons of ...

 


Consultants In Cardiac And Vascular Disease Earns Nuclear Cardiology Reaccreditation By IAC - The Chattanoogan



Consultants In Cardiac And Vascular Disease Earns Nuclear Cardiology Reaccreditation By IAC 
The Chattanoogan
Consultants in Cardiac and Vascular Disease located in Chattanooga, has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Nuclear Cardiology. "This latest accreditation awarded to Consultants ...

 


Neurointerventional Devices Market Expands the Frontiers of Medical Research - Digital Journal



Neurointerventional Devices Market Expands the Frontiers of Medical Research 
Digital Journal
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/18/2018 -- Neurointerventional radiology or neurovascular intervention is a relatively new medical specialty that utilizes minimally invasive endovascular techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain. The ...

 


Doc Talk: Dr. Lee Beerman - Observer-Reporter



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Doc Talk: Dr. Lee Beerman 
Observer-Reporter
February is American Heart Month, and so often we focus on the signs and symptoms of heart attack or stroke in adults. But, the reality is that cardiovascular issues affect children, too. We spoke to Dr. Lee Beerman, director of both the ...

 


Atrial Fibrillation - American Council on Science and Health



American Council on Science and Health
 
Atrial Fibrillation 
American Council on Science and Health
The one and done approach is important in research; it helps keep groups similar so we can study disease progression as these authors did. But it has a more limited role in clinical care, re-stratifying risk when conditions change is easy, and the ...

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