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The JUPITER Trial - Results, Controversies, and Implications for Prevention
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Abstract Background—The goal of this study was to compare angiographic interpretation of coronary arteriograms by sites in community practice versus those made by a centralized angiographic core laboratory. Methods and Results—The study population consisted of 2013 American College of Cardiology–National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC–NCDR) records with 2- and 3- vessel coronary disease from 54 sites in 2004 to 2007. The primary analysis c...
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We recently turned our clocks forward by an hour for spring, but new research suggests certain at-risk individuals may be more likely to have a heart attack after the time change.
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More people out more traffic more heat and many more... Makes sense that this time of year AND time change affects most of us.
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Cardiologists have called it their greatest unmet need — a test to predict when a patient is about to have a heart attack. Scientists in California last year detected elevated clusters of endothelial cells in the blood of heart attack victims. Now researchers at Utah’s Intermountain Medical Center have identified a genetic signal in the blood that surfaces days before a heart attack. “We think it’s an interesting signal that ...
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