News tagged with cardiovascular care

Controlling the rising costs of cardiovascular care

Canada's health care system could have saved $77 million in 2006 if it had adopted a more restrictive policy on the cardiovascular drugs angiotensin receptor blockers without a negative impact on cardiovascular health, according ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Ethnic groups show different cardiovascular risk profiles

There are striking differences in the cardiovascular risk profiles of four ethnic groups — white, Chinese, South Asian and black — living in Ontario, Canada, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...

Apr 19, 2010
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New cause of critical illness hypeglycemia identified

The endocrinologic basis of pediatric critical illness hypergylcemia (CIH) differs depending on the disease processes. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care describe how both peripheral insuli ...

Feb 26, 2009
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