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ISCHEMIA Site Team on the way to the AHA!

November 13, 2019
The CIRSA team will be attending the meeting at which the results will be presented for the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) trial at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia from the 16th to the 18th November 2019.   ...

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High salt intake associated with doubled risk of heart failure

October 10, 2017
"High salt (sodium chloride) intake is one of the major causes of high blood pressure and an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke," said Prof Pekka Jousilahti, research professor at the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland. "In addition to CHD and stroke, ...

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Physicians, not step therapy, should have final say in treatment, poll finds

October 10, 2017
About seven out of 10 people oppose health insurance “step therapy,” and 95% of people agree that a physician—not an insurance company—should make the final decision on a patient’s treatment, according to a Michigan-area poll initiated by the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). “Forced step therapy delays ...

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What your patients don`t know can hurt them: Results of a Health Literacy survey

October 10, 2017
October is Health Literacy Month—although you might not know it as half of hospitals and health care centers don’t observe it, according to the results of a recent survey by MDLinx. Which can be problematic because about half of patients don’t demonstrate competent health literacy skills and there are ...

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ISCHEMIA Site Team on the way to the AHA!

High salt intake associated with doubled risk of heart failure

Physicians, not step therapy, should have final say in treatment, poll finds

What your patients don`t know can hurt them: Results of a Health Literacy survey