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A new study published by the American Heart Association reports on the association between blood type and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Conducting a meta-analysis of two large studies with over 80,000 participants in total, investigators observed that “compared with participants with blood...
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that an algorithm evaluating high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) levels, a substance released by heart tissue during acute myocardial infractions (AMI), can help with rapid, early diagnosis of AMI. The study enrolled...
A new study published in The Lancet weighs the pros and cons of using statins to prevent cardiovascular disease when there is a risk of developing diabetes. The investigators looked at the results for the JUPITER trial, “assessing the 17,603 men and women without previous cardiovascular disease or...