News tagged with cardiovascular medicine

Fused echoes see whole heart

A new way of combining ultrasound images taken from different positions can result in sharper, better quality 3D images of the heart to help doctors make a diagnosis.

dateAug 11, 2010 in Medical research
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FDA issues hold on much-debated Avandia study

(AP) -- Federal health officials are barring new patients from enrolling in a safety study of GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes pill Avandia, a week after a panel of experts ruled that the drug increases heart risks.

dateJul 21, 2010 in Medications
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Four unhealthy behaviors combine to increase death risk

Four unhealthy behaviors -- smoking, lack of physical activity, poor diet and alcohol consumption -- appear to be associated with a substantially increased risk of death when combined, according to a report in the April 26 ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Health
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