A congenital heart defect is present when the heart or blood vessels near the heart have not developed normally before birth (the heart forms during the first four to ten weeks of pregnancy). Congenital heart defects are among the most frequent malformations: their incidence (number of new cases in aRead More →

As a four-division world champion, Canelo Alvarez is sure to testify that his powerful fists are the quintessential tools of his pugilist career. It has been reported that Alvarez had to undergo surgery on his left hand, which will keep him out of the ring for a considerable amount ofRead More →

Dr S Indu Nair, Senior Consultant – Neonatology and Paediatrics, Kinder Women’s Hospital and Fertility Clinic, Bengaluru It’s not an easy situation to deal with when your child is diagnosed with heart abnormalities. It’s stressful when you think about it and you can feel angry, depressed or guilty. However, understandingRead More →

Heart failure patients consuming more plant-based omega-3 fatty acids had better clinical outcomes. (Journal of the American College of Cardiology) Serial measurements of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T revealed cardiovascular risk in heart attack survivors in the IMPROVE-IT trial. (JAMA Cardiology) Cedars-Sinai highlights research showing that heart attack deaths have increasedRead More →

Eliminating two preventable diseases disproportionately affecting Indigenous communities will be the focus of a new partnership between the nation’s Indigenous-controlled health industry and BHP. BHP revealed on Monday that it would inject $9.7 million over three years into a program run by the National Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Organization targeting rheumaticRead More →

Hartford — For baby Ellis Schwartz-Mosca and her parents Alyse and Mike, it was a very special day at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The hospital this week unveiled its new pediatric hybrid catheterization lab and operating room, which enables surgery, interventional cardiology and radiology in one location. The new spaceRead More →

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, have discovered a blood test for pregnant women that uses artificial intelligence and genetic-related biomarkers to accurately detect congenital heart defects in the fetus long before birth. “We know that when congenital heart defects are diagnosed early – ideally before birth – outcomes canRead More →

Sharon Osbourne talked about her husband ozy‘s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. ozy was first diagnosed with the neurological disorder in 2003, but the legendary singer didn’t reveal he had the condition until a January 2020 appearance on “Hello America”. Sharon was asked about the effect her husband’s diagnosis had onRead More →

Dr Himanshu Patel. Courtesy of University of Michigan Health-West A team of surgeons celebrates the opening of a second cardiovascular surgery clinic in Grand Rapids. The West Michigan Cardiovascular Network, a joint operating agreement between Trinity Health Muskegon, Trinity Health Saint Mary’s and University of Michigan Health-West (UMH-West), will nowRead More →

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — After being the largest metropolitan city in the nation with only one option for open-heart surgery, patients in the Grand Rapids area will now have another choice for their cardiovascular care. The Western Michigan Cardiovascular Network, consisting of Trinity Health St. Mary’s. Trinity Health Muskegon andRead More →

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Jimmy Kimmel’s son underwent multiple procedures, including open-heart surgery when he was just three days old. However, five-year-old Billy seems to have little to no interest in learning more about his operations, Kimmel reveals. ADVERTISING While attending the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala with his wifeRead More →

Sanofi Genzyme wanted to reach hematologists; specialist physicians most likely to encounter patients with Gaucher disease prior to diagnosis. The problem? Gaucher disease is considered very rare and its symptoms are often misdiagnosed. The brief Sanofi Genzyme wanted to reach hematologists; specialist physicians most likely to encounter patients with GaucherRead More →

HOUSTON – Dima Kourdie is a flight attendant instructor. When you think of the most terrifying emergencies, she’s prepared: emergency evacuations, in-flight fires, heart attacks, and more. She is prepared for many emergencies, but she was unprepared for cancer at just 21 years old. “I felt sorry for myself. IRead More →

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing our lives in unprecedented ways. Given the lack of safe and effective vaccines or proven treatments for COVID-19, our main strategy in the fight against the pandemic is to adhere to the basic prevention formula of social distancing, wear face masks, avoid crowds and washRead More →

Kochi: A recent study has highlighted the effectiveness of the traditional stethoscope in diagnosing heart defects in children at a time when there is a growing perception that advanced technology in the field of cardiology has left the examination physical with the redundant secular medical device. The study conducted byRead More →

Kochi: A recent study has highlighted the effectiveness of the traditional stethoscope in diagnosing heart defects in children at a time when there is a growing perception that advanced technology in the field of cardiology has left the examination physical with the redundant secular medical device. The study conducted byRead More →

Kochi: The humble stethoscope could avoid the unnecessary use of more expensive investigations like echocardiography for the diagnosis of heart defects and enable substantial reductions in healthcare costs, according to a research study conducted at Amrita Hospital here. Published in the British Medical Journal – Paediatrics Open, the study wasRead More →

A team from the Department of Engineering has won first prize in the annual PhysioNet Computing in Cardiology Challenge. Participants were asked to design and implement open source algorithms to identify heart murmurs from echo sound recordings. Noninvasive heart assessment can identify congenital and acquired heart defects in children. LackRead More →

Disability and quality of life 6 months after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) were found to be significantly improved by a brief intervention focusing on patient expectations before surgery (PSY-HEART-I study). However, to generalize the results and their implications for the healthcare system, a large multicenter experiment was needed toRead More →

The waiting list process follows a common procedure for all transplant centers. The diagnosis and treatment of patients awaiting an organ transplant are defined according to the severity of the pathology from which they suffer. Kidney transplant A kidney transplant never takes on the characteristics of life-saving therapy, as isRead More →

Rocket Pharmaceuticals Inc. RCKT agreed to acquire Renovacor Inc RCOR in an all-stock transaction for an implied value of approximately $2.60 per share. The transaction is currently expected to close by the first quarter of 2023. “The acquisition of Renovacor aligns with our strategy to expand ourRead More →

A baby girl less than a month old is said to be recovering after having recently undergone a complex heart operation requiring high precision, in a hospital in the city. The infant suffered from cyanotic congenital heart disease with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation, doctors at Medanta Hospital said. The team thatRead More →

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Doctors at the Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (AIMSR) in Jubillee Hills have performed complex heart surgery on a two-month-old baby, diagnosed with multiple congenital heart defects. The male child had numerous abnormalities, including a hole in the heart, reversed positions of twoRead More →

Sep 10, 2022 (News from Nanowerk) Blood tests – simple, non-invasive and economically feasible – promise to become the next major step in cancer diagnosis. However, most of these tests, called liquid biopsies, are currently not reliable enough for widespread use. A new multiparameter approach developed at the Weizmann InstituteRead More →

Our study showed that ODM using high-resolution wireless oximeter and cloud-based automated algorithm for desaturation detection (Biologix) is an accurate method for diagnosis of OSA and determination of OSA severity at home in patients with suspected OSA. Evidence derived from observation of good performance in detecting at least mild, moderateRead More →

(MENAFN-Panama Newsroom) A 36-year-old patient with a congenital heart defect has become the first to undergo heart surgery at the recently opened Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute in Health City, TVN reports. According to Dr. Camilo Rodríguez, medical director of the City of Health, the patient’s cardiac effect was closed byRead More →

New / National / Diocese says prelate’s heart surgery was successful Diocese says prelate’s heart surgery was successful The Diocese of Bayombong announced Tuesday, September 6, that Bishop Jose Elmer Mangalinao had successfully undergone coronary angioplasty. Bishop Jose Elmer Mangalinao (Photo CBCP) Still, the diocese has asked the faithful toRead More →

Jane Fonda is fighting cancer. The 84-year-old actress took to Instagram on Friday to reveal she had started chemotherapy treatment for a “very treatable” form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “I feel very lucky,” Fonda wrote, citing an encouraging statistic that 80% of people survive. “I’m also lucky because I have healthRead More →

Study population and data collection This case-control study was conducted at West China Second University Hospital from January 2014 to December 2016. The hospital serves all of southwest China and Tibet, and ranks among the top ten in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics in China.31. The inclusion criteria for the studyRead More →

Robert LuPone died on Saturday after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer, according to reports. The late actor was known for playing the crowds’ neighborter Tony Soprano (played by James Gandolfini), Dr. Bruce ‘Cooze’ Cusamano, in The Sopranos. The news of his death was announced by the MCC Theatre, ofRead More →

The study followed patients for an average of three years and produced conclusive results: patients taking the CNIC polypills had a 24% lower risk of all four events than patients taking the three separate drugs. Photo: iStock Barcelona:Elderly patients with heart disease who took a ‘polypill’ combination of three differentRead More →

PCOS is a common hormonal disorder that plagues the 25 to 30 age group. In India, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder and for every five women in India, one is diagnosed with PCOS, according to a report published by Metropolis Healthcare. What happens in PCOS? ItRead More →