Is Meth Use Destroying Vets' Hearts?

TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Methamphetamine appears to be damaging the hearts of U.S. military veterans at an increasing rate, researchers report. Heart failure cases linked to meth use among vets nearly quadrupled during the past decade at the San...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Meta GeneAuthor(s): Hasan Mollanoori, Yazdan Rahmati, Bita Hassani, Sajjad Esmaeili, Komail Amini, Shahram Teimourian
Source: Meta Gene - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Abiomed said it has received approval for an IDE to start an early feasibility study of what it is calling the “world’s smallest heart pump.”   The Danvers, MA-based company said the first-in-human trial will look at the 9 French Impella ECP heart pump in high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients.   The primary endpoint of the study is successful delivery, initiation, and maintenance of adequate hemodynamic support and a composite rate of major device-related adverse events during high-risk PCI.   The stu...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Cardiovascular Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news
ConclusionsIGU is effective for RA, especially with concomitant MTX, and in elderly and male patients.Key Points•Iguratimod is effective for RA, especially with concomitant MTX, and in elderly and male patients.•Since all serious adverse events were in the elderly group in this study, sufficient monitoring for adverse events, especially for elderly RA patients, is needed during iguratimod therapy.
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Heart &LungAuthor(s): Zyad T. Saleh, Terry A. Lennie, Muhammad Darawad, Hamza Alduraidi, Rami A. Elshatarat, Issa M. Almansour, Debra K. Moser
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Tumor biomarkers may be indicators of heart failure severity, progression, mortality
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news
Condition:   Acurate Heart Failure Intervention:   Other: MEESSI score Sponsor:   University Hospital, Strasbourg, France Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Acurate Heart Failure Intervention:   Other: MEESSI score Sponsor:   University Hospital, Strasbourg, France Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
FRIDAY, June 5, 2020 -- Tumor biomarkers are independently associated with measures of heart failure severity and outcomes, according to a study published online May 5 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Canxia Shi, from the University of...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
[The Conversation Africa] The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that air pollution and hot weather increase the risk of cardiovascular disease hospital admissions - and may even end in death. Heart attacks, heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms are all examples of cardiovascular diseases. Evidence of the interaction between temperature and air pollution - and the combined effects on people's health - is also growing.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Authors: Abdel-Moneim A, Gaber AM, Gouda S, Osama A, Othman SI, Allam G Abstract Heart disease remains the leading cause of death globally. Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome that results from impairment of the ability of the ventricle to fill with or eject blood. Over the past two decades, accumulated evidence has revealed the contribution of thyroid hormones to cardiovascular (CV) events, exerting their action through genomic and non-genomic pathways within the cardiomyocytes. The pivotal role of thyroid hormones in maintaining cardiac homeostasis has been observed in previous investigations which suggest ...
Source: Hormones - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hormones (Athens) Source Type: research
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