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Secondhand smoke worsens outcome of acute coronary syndrome

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Environmental exposure to tobacco smoke – a known risk factor for myocardial infarction and other acute coronary syndromes (ACS) – can also worsen prognosis after ACS, according to a new study. “These findings...

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Stroke after PCI is rare, but linked with acute coronary syndromes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Stroke is uncommon after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), according to a study of the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR). “NCDR is the largest contemporary database...

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Prostate CA therapy may raise mortality in men with heart disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Neoadjuvant hormonal therapy for prostate cancer may increase the risk of death in men with coronary artery disease-induced heart failure or myocardial infarction (MI), according to a report in the Journal of the American...