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Statins may worsen symptoms in patients with diastolic heart failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Statin therapy may lead to worsening of dyspnea and fatigue in patients with diastolic heart failure (DHF), according to findings presented Tuesday at the American College of Chest Physicians’ CHEST 2009 meeting in San...

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Combining calcium score with SPECT results improves cardiac risk prediction

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that coronary artery calcium score (CACS) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) provide complimentary information in predicting a person’s short- and long-term risk of cardiac events. ...

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Subclinical organ damage moves hypertensive patients into high risk range for CVD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with hypertension, physicians should assess the presence of subclinical organ damage, an indication of high absolute risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Even when blood pressure (BP) is in the high...