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Heart failure patients are "a country" in Europe, there are so many

Heart failure patients are "a country" in Europe, there are so many

Use of the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel before a coronary angioplasty reduces risk of cardiovascular death

Use of the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel before a coronary angioplasty reduces risk of cardiovascular death

World's largest study on acute coronary syndromes

World's largest study on acute coronary syndromes

Emergency physicians' fear of malpractice in evaluating patients with possible acute cardiac ischemia

Emergency physicians' fear of malpractice in evaluating patients with possible acute cardiac ischemia

Determining prognosis in patients with chest pain now easier and more accurate

Determining prognosis in patients with chest pain now easier and more accurate

Acute coronary syndrome patients at increased risk of stroke

Acute coronary syndrome patients at increased risk of stroke

Diabetes knowledge has little effect on improving outcomes

Diabetes knowledge has little effect on improving outcomes

Neighbourhoods with more fast food outlets are also neighbourhoods with more heart disease

Neighbourhoods with more fast food outlets are also neighbourhoods with more heart disease

Heart failure patients do better when treated according to guidelines, but too many doctors still fail to prescribe the best treatments

Heart failure patients do better when treated according to guidelines, but too many doctors still fail to prescribe the best treatments

Computerized tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some people

Computerized tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some people

Antibiotics do not prevent heart attacks

Antibiotics do not prevent heart attacks

Airway inflammation boosts infarction damage

Airway inflammation boosts infarction damage

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can successfully identify the characteristics of coronary plaques

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can successfully identify the characteristics of coronary plaques

Heart attacks can be triggered by physical exertion and emotional stress

Heart attacks can be triggered by physical exertion and emotional stress

Physical exertion and emotional stress can trigger heart attacks in people with a history of heart disease

Physical exertion and emotional stress can trigger heart attacks in people with a history of heart disease

Calls to regionalize the care of patients with heart attacks are premature

Calls to regionalize the care of patients with heart attacks are premature

Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments

Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

Blood tests improve within two weeks of quitting smoking

Blood tests improve within two weeks of quitting smoking

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients