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8 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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Incorporating Agatston Scores Into Ungated Chest CT Reporting Leads to Substantial Cardiovascular Risk Reclassification

TORONTO —The assessed risk of more than 65% of patients without established cardiovascular disease who were evaluated for coronary artery calcification via ungated chest CT was reclassified after undergoing Agatston-scored ungated CT scans, according to new research conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center. More than one-third of those patients, for whom new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines would ...

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APR 24, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Lieselotte Shuster, 95, native of Germany

Lieselotte Ursula Amalie Shuster, 95, of Hatboro, a mother and traveler who never forgot her homeland in Germany, died Sunday, April 19, of cardiovascular disease at home.

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APR 23, 2015 - Health Canal

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Innovation gives pregnant women with diabetes round-the-clock glucose control

Up to 50% of babies born to women with diabetes are born too large, which can lead to greater intervention and problems during childbirth and also increase the risk of the child developing diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease later in life.

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APR 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Meet The Man Whose Tablet Invention Could Save Millions Of Lives In Rural Africa

While HIV/AIDS is generally known to be the biggest killer in Africa, you might be surprised to learn cardiovascular disease (CVD) is second on that list, and for adults over 30 years old, it is the most common cause of death in the continent. The lack of cardiologists in impoverished rural areas means CVD's impact is greater than it needs ...

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APR 14, 2015 - Fox News

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Diabetes testing in symptomless adults may not lower risk of death

Expanding diabetes screening in adults to catch the disease early does not appear to keep people from dying of cardiovascular causes, according to a report designed to help shape U.S. treatment guidelines.

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