Doctors should measure central obesity to assess cardiovascular risk – even in patients with normal BMI
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that early counseling has a very limited role in preventing distress after heart attacks.
A study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics suggests a role for fish-oil supplementation in workers who perform very stressful jobs.
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Volume2, Number 4, 2018, pp421-424(4), researchers Jared G. Breyley and Brian R. Lindman, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA present a case study of asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.
In this video on can appreciate the point of view of a parent who lost her son and decided to donate organs for other persons awaiting transplant.
Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is a form of cardiac arrest, whereby, despite the ECG showing an organised heart rhythm, there is no cardiac output. Researchers at MedUni Vienna's Department of Emergency Medicine have now shown for the first time via a retrospective study of a large collective of data from more than 500 patients that the heart rate measurable by ECG can be used to predict survival in the case of PEA.