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"Not all times is a chest pain necessarily originating from or caused by diseases of the heart", says Dr. Madia.

Dr. Apurva C. Madia. Wed, 24th May, 2006


Middle aged people who sleep 5 hours or less,  may be increasing their risk of developing high blood pressure.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Wednesday 15th March, 2006


Persons with a genetic variation may have slower caffeine metabolism according to a study in the March 8 issue of JAMA.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Wednesday 15th March, 2006


Use of amino acid supplement following a heart attack may be harmful according to the VINTAGE MI clinical trial.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Monday 9th January, 2006


A meta-analysis indicates that use of a pulmonary artery catheter in critically ill patients does not any add benefit.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Friday 7th October, 2005


New heart failure guidelines released by the AHA and the ACC, stress on early diagnosis and new treatments.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Thursday 18th August, 2005


The ACCP released the first evidence-based guidelines for the management of AF after cardiac surgery.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Thursday 11th August, 2005


A new analysis of the CADILLAC trial examined gender differences in outcomes after treatment with angioplasty compared to stenting.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Monday 11th April, 2005


Women with diabetes have a significantly greater risk of dying from coronary heart disease (CHD) than men with diabetes.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Monday 21st February, 2005


Heart patients with gastrointestinal complications should use this combination rather than taking the anti-platelet drug Plavix.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Friday 21st January, 2005


The UCLA study is the first to identify a high mortality rate for advanced heart failure patients who use insulin to manage diabetes.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Saturday 1st January, 2005


Celebrex more than doubled heart deaths, heart attacks, and strokes in people enrolled in a cancer-prevention study, research shows.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Saturday, 18th December, 2004


BiDil showed a 43 percent decrease in the one-year mortality rates among African-Americans in the study.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Monday, 8th November, 2004


Tenormin was no different to placebo in terms of death from all causes, cardiovascular causes, or incidence of heart attack.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Saturday, 6th November, 2004


The class of drugs known as Cox-2 inhibitors is under scrutiny for increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Tuesday, 19th October 2004


New results show Altace to beneficial to people at high risk of heart attacks and stroke.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Thursday, 9th September 2004


JTV519 was tested in mice has been shown to prevent arrhythmias. It targets leaky calcium channels.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D. Monday, 3rd May 2004


American Heart Association outlined the first guidelines for women to combat and prevent cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Yasser Mokhtar, M.D. Sunday, 29th February 2004


TEE improves diagnostic information in various cardiovascular diseases compared to conventional echo.

Dr. Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.


Percutaneous in-situ coronary venous arterialization is a new less invasive alternative to CABG.

Dr. Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.


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