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JUPITER to Earth: It's the Calcium Score Stupid! by Chris K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 1:20pm Well, well, well!  A funny thing happened on the way to the "statin forum."  Astra-Zeneca, in a bald-faced attempt to broaden the narket for its statin product Crestor, ended up proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that heart scans and calcium scoring is the most powerful predictor of heart attacks in asymptomatic people. A post hoc analysis of ... Read on »
“Cardio” Causes Heart Disease. by Kurt G Harris MD Posted Sun 01 Nov 2009 10:02pm I suppose that is not exactly what they had in mind when they first called chronic aerobic exercise “cardio” in the days of Disco. I first saw this study by Brueckmann and Mohlenkamp last spring and I’m a bit surprised that the nutrition and fitness blogosphere hasn’t noticed it. I think you may have to be an acedemically-oriented cardiolo ... Read on »
Hebrew Senior Life Study Finds No Link Between Calcium Intake and Coronary Artery Calcification by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 07 Nov 2012 12:00am Hebrew Senior Life Press Release November 7, 2012 Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), have published a study that shows no evidence of a link betweencalcium intake and coronary artery calcification, reassuring adults who take calcium supplements for ... Read on »
The Heart.org online debate by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:16pm There's a fascinating and vigorous debate going on at the Heart.org website among Dr. Melissa Shirley-Walton, the recently publicized proponent of "a cath lab on every corner": Dr. William Blanchet, a physician in northern Colorado; and a Track Your Plaque Member who calls himself John Q. Public. John Q. has been trying to educate the ... Read on »
Tim Russert's Fatal Heart Attack Was Preventable, He Followed Antiquated Advice by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:02pm In this supercharged and oftentimes volatile political election year, something tragic and sudden struck this country and has everyone buzzing in Washington and across the United States. No, it wasn't some sex scandal, drug bust, or any of the other usual news that has become almost too commonplace these days. This was something much m ... Read on »
Ignoring your heart scan is medical negligence by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 8:52am 1 Comment I continue to be dumbfounded that many doctors continue to pooh-pooh or ignore CT heart scans when people get them. I can't count the number of people I've seen or talked to through the Track Your Plaque program who've been told to ignore their heart scan scores. The most extreme example was a man whose physician told him his heart scan sc ... Read on »
Benefits of Turmeric: Important Herb in Preventing Heart Attack & Heart Failure by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment (University Heath Network) Turmeric has long been used in traditional eastern medicine to prevent scarring in healing wounds. A recent study published in the February Journal of Clinical Investigation entitled “Curcumin Prevents and Reverses Murine Cardiac Hypertrophy” shows that this folk remedy may have a strong foundation in science. ... Read on »
Benefits of Turmeric: Important Herb in Preventing Heart Attack & Heart Failure by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:16pm (University Heath Network) Turmeric has long been used in traditional eastern medicine to prevent scarring in healing wounds. A recent study published in the February Journal of Clinical Investigation entitled “Curcumin Prevents and Reverses Murine Cardiac Hypertrophy” shows that this folk remedy may have a strong foundation in science. ... Read on »
Bad sleep? Blame the Geomagnetic Storm! Mac Attack = Heart Attack by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 12:00am Solar Geomagnetic Storm Shown above are STEREO images from the NASA STEREO satellite. These images are not brand new but they show what was going on since the 24th or so. The worst peak of the storm was apparently last night or the 26th-27th bridge. My computer was acting up, acting like it’s har ... Read on »
Risk of Death, Hospital Readmission Prolonged After Heart Attack, Heart Failure by Medline Plus Posted Thu 16 May 2013 8:39pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack , Heart Failure Read on »