Create Account | Sign In: Author or Forum

Search Symptoms

Medical Specialty >> Cardiology

Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar’s Unhealthy Effects

2:00 PM CST. By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter Read article More Cardiology News

JOURNAL UPDATE

NTproBNP Levels Are Significantly Lower in Blacks

7:00 PM CST. Higher NTproBNP levels linked to increased risk of death; this association did not differ by race

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

October 2017 Briefing - Cardiology

November 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


FEATURED ARTICLES

John Kenyon, CNA's avatarWolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

John Kenyon, CNA.

Wolf-Parkinson-White (WPW) will turn up on occasion in the office of a family or general practitioner, and the response to this finding will vary depending upon the experience (specific to the condition) of the provider and the symptoms, if any, of the patient.


M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarThe Wrongly Famous in Medical History

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

In medical history, there have been instances wherein, one gained “name” and “fame” for “describing” a particular condition or “performing” a procedure, when in fact, someone else had already described or performed that procedure. Some conditions have been wrongly named after individuals…

John Kenyon, CNA's avatarChemotherapy and cardiac toxicity - the lesser of two evils

John Kenyon, CNA.

One of the most dreaded side effects of certain chemotherapy agents is their effect on the heart. The paradox comes from the fact that these drugs, while only a handful, are among the few chemotherapy agents with a substantial survival benefit. In some cases their use is unavoidable.



MEDICAL FOCUS

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Coarctation of the aorta

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Coarctation is a congenital deformity that involves the presence of a stenosis (tight ring-like area) in the aorta at a point usually after the left subclavian…

DISCUSSION

RE: Investigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

By MrRobin

Great articles. learnt a lot from it.

ANNOUNCEMENTS