Archive for the 'Cardiovascular / Cardiology'

Digital mammography can help predict heart disease

Digital mammography can detect calcium in the breast arteries that seems to correlate with calcium in the coronary arteries, suggesting a role in detecting heart disease.

Cancer Survivors Who Had Chest Radiation At Increased Mortality Risk Following Heart Surgery

Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation...