By Ahmed El-Medany Presented by Dr. Chiriacò at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension Scientific Sessions, a prospective study including 349 diabetic participants assessed the long-term…View More Nocturnal increase in blood pressure associated with increased mortality in diabetics
By M Azram et al Taken directly from European Heart Journal – Digital Health There is a lack of studies validating the use of handheld devices…View More Clinical Validation and Evaluation of the novel six lead handheld ECG recorder compared to the 12 lead ECG in unselected cardiology patients (EVALECG Cardio)
By AJ Gray et alTaken directly from BMJ In intermediate risk patients with acute chest pain and suspected acute coronary syndrome, early CT coronary angiography…View More Early CTCA in patients with suspected ACS: RCT – results
By LE Carlson et al. Taken directly from JACC Radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer increases risk of coronary artery disease (CAD). Women treated for left-…View More Coronary Artery Disease in Young Women After Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: Results from the WECARE Study
By Ahmed El-Medany Presented at ESC 2021 by Dr. Judit Simon, of the Heart and Vascular Centre, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary; this large study included…View More A coffee a day keeps the doctor away?
By Ahmed El-Medany A prospective pilot study by Schierbeck et al (2021), presented at ESC 2021, investigated the practicality of drone-delivered automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)…View More Defibrillator drones? A potential method of reducing response time in OHCA
By Ahmed El-Medany Treatment with a ‘quadpill’ containing quarter doses of four antihypertensive drugs demonstrated better blood pressure control than initial monotherapy with full-dose irbesartan,…View More Polypill beats monotherapy for hypertension: results from the QUARTET stud
On the 13th of September the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) released a statement regarding vaccination in the severely immunocompromised, in response to the Joint…View More RCP release statement on COVID-19 vaccination for the severely immunosuppressed
92 senior representatives of the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) have written to the Prime Minister calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities. The letter…View More Inequalities in Health Alliance calls on Prime Minister to reduce health inequalities.
Taken directly from BMJ news Overall, 83.8% of the 123 707 beds available overnight were occupied between April and June this year, show bed occupancy rates…View More Danger: High levels of hospital bed occupancy rates in England