Antibiotic linked to higher death rates heart disease

The FDA has issued a warning that the broad-spectrum antibiotic clarithromycin may raise the risk of death for heart disease patients and is advising sufferers to steer clear of the drug.
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Individuals living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at an increased risk for developing chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension compared to the non-injured population. Furthermore, TBI-specific challenges such as physical ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
[Daily News] SAINT Joseph University in Tanzania (SJUIT) students have designed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) robot to increase performance in diagnosis and treatment of heart related diseases.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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A HEALTHY heart is the key to a healthy life, and a new test can help doctors to accurately predict the risk of developing heart disease.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
There hasn’t been much good news about Alzheimer’s lately, between the March announcement by Biogen and Esai that a promising trial of a potential drug treatment failed, and the July decision by Novartis and Amgen to stop their study of another class of therapies for the neurodegenerative disease. But in a pair of studies presented at the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on July 14, researchers reported encouraging results from studies of non-drug approaches. In one, scientists led by Dr. Klodian Dhana at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago followed nearly 2,500 people for alm...
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Conclusion: The risk factors like high TG, low HDL, high BP, and high fasting glucose were found higher particularly in younger population which may lead to diagnosis &complications of diabetes, hypertension and lipid abnormality. Due to changing physiology in young and middle age population these individuals are moving towards metabolic syndrome easily and needs frequent monitoring, preventive checkups, and lifestyle changes to prevent complications.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe mean MPV was statistically significantly higher in the uncontrolled DM group and there was a statistically significant positive correlation between MPV and albuminuria.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusions: MiECC can be performed by using standard techniques for closed and open cardiac procedures for the correction of a variety of malformations in neonates and children with good results and uneventful postoperative course. PMID: 31293793 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
The objectives of this narrative are to (1) describe the key components of a healthy lifestyle for individuals with a TBI, (2) identify the challenges that individuals with TBI face when attempting to establish these health behaviors, and (3) discuss approaches and supports to achieve these health behaviors after TBI, including the role of self-management. PMID: 31296066 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Authors: Vallée A, Zhang Y, Protogerou A, Safar ME, Blacher J Abstract Background: Non-invasive tests leading to elective coronary angiography (CAG) have low diagnostic yield for obstructive coronary heart disease (CHD). Aortic stiffness, an independent predictor of CHD events can be easily measured by pulse wave velocity (PWV). We aimed at retrospectively evaluating the diagnostic accuracy PWV index to detect CHD in consecutive patients with suspected CHD that underwent CAG. Method: In population of 86 healthy patients with available PWV data, a theoretical PWV was derived. In different population of 62 ind...
Source: Blood Pressure - Category: Hematology Tags: Blood Press Source Type: research
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