ARRS: Use of CT angiography surges for carotid imaging

HONOLULU - The utilization rates of all imaging modalities for noninvasive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New technique may top ultrasound for heart disease risk Carotid ultrasound scans prompt behavior change MRI of carotid artery aids cardiovascular risk assessment Elastography can help evaluate carotid plaque Success of urgent neck CTA rests on patient selection
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Over the past 25 years, prescription medicines have transformed the trajectory of many debilitating diseases and conditions, including heart disease, HIV/AIDS, cancer and hepatitis C, resulting in decreased death rates, longer life expectancy and better quality of life for patients.
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Conclusions The relationship between self-reported hearing problems and CVD is mediated by psychological distress. Further research is needed to identify causal pathways and psychophysiological mechanisms involved in this relationship and to identify effective methods for addressing cardiovascular health-related psychosocial factors in the treatment of hearing impairment. PMID: 31339788 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Swiss and German researchers have devised an effective diagnostic cardiac MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is perfusion MRI best to rule on revascularization? MRI aids in assessing cocaine-related heart damage AI model could enable gadolinium-free cardiac MRI Cardiac MRI flags signs of early heart disease in women Underutilized cardiac MRI stress test predicts mortality
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Myocardial perfusion cardiovascular MRI cannot top angiography and fractional...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI aids in assessing cocaine-related heart damage AI model could enable gadolinium-free cardiac MRI Cardiac MRI flags signs of early heart disease in women Metastasis or incidental finding? Cardiac MRI gives answers Cardiac MRI beats SPECT for predicting heart events
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By Nola Paterni, Senior officer, Strategy and DevelopmentJune 03, 2019Connections are the impetus for SwitchPoint.Does your professional universe provide spaces where you can connect with other people? Like, let ’s-start-a-side-hustle-together kind of connections?Myworkshop at the 2019Create Good Conference focused on fostering real connections like these. Being a presenter was a change for me —usually I’m on the other side of the curtain, frantically trying to ensure smooth sailing atIntraHealth International ’s signature conference,SwitchPoint. Being a presenter instead of an organizer was my ch...
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Yafei Tan1,2, Omer Van den Bergh2, Jiang Qiu1* and Andreas von Leupoldt2* 1Faculty of Psychology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China 2Health Psychology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Dyspnea is a prevalent interoceptive sensation and the aversive cardinal symptom in many cardiorespiratory diseases as well as in mental disorders. Especially the unpredictability of the occurrence of dyspnea episodes has been suggested to be highly anxiety provoking for affected patients. Moreover, previous studies demonstrated that unpredictable exteroceptive stimuli increased self-reports and electrophysiological responses of an...
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In conclusion, the mouse pharyngeal colonization model is an affordable and accessible experimental system that allows a broader group of research groups to test the importance of their findings in an in vivo model. There is a great deal of overlap between the bacterial and immune factors found to be important in human and murine pharyngeal colonization. Although MHC-II humanized mice could prove useful in answering certain questions, the use of inbred mouse lines appears to be sufficient for evaluation of most questions, both related to bacterial factors and the host immune response. However, when promising treatments or ...
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Seaweed is a staple in many Asian cuisines, but many Americans still only encounter it when they go out for sushi. As a result, many diners don’t know what to make of it: Is seaweed healthy? Does it count as a vegetable? Are all kinds nutritionally the same? Miho Hatanaka, a Japanese-born registered dietitian who is based in Oregon, says the sea vegetable is worth getting to know. In the Japanese tradition, “people really attribute their health and longevity to seaweed, and even healthier skin and hair,” she says. Here’s what you need to know about eating seaweed. There are many types of edible sea...
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Maria R. Gancheva1*, Karlea L. Kremer1, Stan Gronthos2,3 and Simon A. Koblar1,3,4 1Stroke Research Programme Laboratory, Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia 2Mesenchymal Stem Cell Laboratory, Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia 3South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, SA, Australia 4Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Adelaide, SA, Australia Stroke is a leading cause of permanent disability world-wide, but aside from rehabilitatio...
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