A large population study suggests men should tread carefully when it comes to testosterone treatments as the therapies have been linked to an increased risk of cardiac problems. But questions remain whether the drug or behavior change is to blame.
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for advanced coronary artery disease (CAD) narrowing of the arteries supplying the heart muscle causing chest pain (angina), heart attack, or sudden death came into
The current JAMA s Clinical Evidence Synopsis, and an accompanying editorial, strongly suggest
Chest pain, the hallmark symptom of heart attacks, is commonly thought to manifest itself very differently in men and women. However,
Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess abdominal fat and abnormal cholesterol levels, is known to increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and
A fairly large, retrospective study of almost 8,000 VA male patients who had a coronary arterial study and had low testosterone levels, found that those men who got supplemental testosterone had a 30% increase rate of CVD events, compared to those men who did not get testosterone treatment.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a common arrhythmia, especially among seniors. It's been well-known that MIs can cause AFib; now we know that A-fib can also cause MIs especially in women and blacks.
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Women come to the ER complaining of chest pain as a symptom of acute heart conditions somewhat less often than men. In fact, one-fifth of younger (under 55) women have nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, and/or palpitations and not chest pain. Such women should be evaluated most carefully.
167641073Recent research confirms something that is intuitively obvious outbursts of extreme anger are associated with acute myocardial infarctions (AMI, or acute heart attacks).
Coronary artery disease affects just as many women as men and can lead to heart attack, or cause heart failure or arrhythmias. However, according to new report
Near the end of 2005, we (David W. Kuneman, a retired pharmaceutical chemist, and Michael J. McFadden, author of Dissecting Antismokers' Brains) and the SmokersClubInc. Newsletter issued a press release and published the outline and results of a study (1) that should have made media headlines around the world while bringing the juggernaut of smoking bans, if not to a crashing halt, at least to a stumble.