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    • Screening for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 patients assessed

      A novel screening program for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 men assessed, according to new research. The combined screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease, and hypertension gained more living years for lower costs than European cancer screening programs.

      Source: Science Daily

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    • Advances in Stroke Treatment, Prevention Continue

      There have been tremendous advances in the catheter-based treatment of stroke, in particular the use of stent retrievers and, more recently, even embolectomy catheters, which have greatly improved functional outcomes in patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke.
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    • AHA: Even One Alcoholic Drink May Temporarily Up CV Risk

      In as little as an hour after consuming an alcoholic beverage, cardiovascular risk may go up, according to research published online March 2 in Circulation. The findings were also presented at the American Heart Association`s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2016 Scientific Sessions, held from March 1 to 4 in Phoenix.

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    • New targeted drug effectively dissolves blood clots, has fewer side effects

      Critical conditions associated with the blockage of blood vessels are one of the primary health concerns worldwide. The main objective of emergency assistance in such conditions is to effectively implement thrombolysis, i.e. to quickly dissolve the clot. To this end, scientists from ITMO University in cooperation with Mariinsky Hospital in Saint Petersburg have developed a magnetically controlled drug that can be condensed on a blood clot by means of a magnetic field. The new drug is safe for intravenous injection and can dissolve clots up to 4000 times more efficiently than ordinary enzyme-based drugs. Read More

    • New drug '20% more effective than ACE inhibitors' for treating heart failure

      For treating patients with chronic heart failure, ACE inhibitors are usually the first port of call. But a new study claims an experimental drug called LCZ696 performs around 20% better than ACE inhibitors when it comes to reducing rates of hospitalizations and deaths due to chronic heart failure. Source: MedicalNewsToday Read More Read More

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