Chest Pain News and Research

RSS
Surgery for angina in the elderly provides long-term mortality

Surgery for angina in the elderly provides long-term mortality

The proper use of drugs to treat heart disease reduces the need for hospital interventions

The proper use of drugs to treat heart disease reduces the need for hospital interventions

No benefit from early PCI/CABG in high risk unstable angina patients

No benefit from early PCI/CABG in high risk unstable angina patients

Early cholesterol-lowering drug therapy reduces artery-clogging plaque

Early cholesterol-lowering drug therapy reduces artery-clogging plaque

Not all good cholesterol helps to protect arteries from becoming clogged with fatty deposits

Not all good cholesterol helps to protect arteries from becoming clogged with fatty deposits

A quarter of all adults aged over 40 could develop an irregular heartbeat

A quarter of all adults aged over 40 could develop an irregular heartbeat

Painless heart attacks often result in greater fatality rates than painful episodes

Painless heart attacks often result in greater fatality rates than painful episodes

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

Warning for counterfeit drugs simvastatin and carisoprodol recently imported from Mexico

Warning for counterfeit drugs simvastatin and carisoprodol recently imported from Mexico

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Call for measures to counter under-diagnosis of angina

Call for measures to counter under-diagnosis of angina

Tinned tuna lowers the risk of an irregular hearbeat

Tinned tuna lowers the risk of an irregular hearbeat

Older people fail to recognise the signs of cardiac arrest

Older people fail to recognise the signs of cardiac arrest

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies women with chest pain at high risk

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies women with chest pain at high risk

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Untreated transient ischemic attacks put 21,000 Canadians at increased risk of death, stroke or heart attack

Untreated transient ischemic attacks put 21,000 Canadians at increased risk of death, stroke or heart attack