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Going under the knife isn't always necessary for patients who experience chest pain, caution researchers

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-03-25-invasive-procedure-isnt-always-necessary-for-chest-pain.html

A study published in the journal BMJ found that coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography — a non-invasive imaging method — is just as effective as the standard coronary angiography . ... According to the researchers, coronary CT angiography is a gentle technique that lasts no more than a few minutes. "...

Cardiac Imaging Zaps Patients with High Radiation

https://www.naturalnews.com/025535_radiation_cancer_patients.html

So a noninvasive imaging technique known as cardiac computed tomography (CT) angiography (CCTA) that evaluates the anatomy of the coronary arteries quickly and can find calcified and non-calcified plaques that could lead to a heart attack sounds like a great idea - especially when the test is so specific it has about a 90% accuracy rate. ... "As CCTA is being used more frequently worldwide for diagnosing coronary artery disease, all strategies for reducing radiation exposure ...

Cardiac Imaging Zaps Patients with High Radiation

https://www.naturalnews.com/025535.html

So a noninvasive imaging technique known as cardiac computed tomography (CT) angiography (CCTA) that evaluates the anatomy of the coronary arteries quickly and can find calcified and non-calcified plaques that could lead to a heart attack sounds like a great idea - especially when the test is so specific it has about a 90% accuracy rate. ... "As CCTA is being used more frequently worldwide for diagnosing coronary artery disease, all strategies for reducing radiation exposure ...

Heart attacks are more deadly for women because traditional medicine doesn't recognize their symptoms

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-06-15-heart-attacks-are-more-deadly-for-women.html

There are also shortcomings when angiography is used. Although it is good at identifying blocked coronary arteries in heart attacks, more than half of women with ischemic heart disease, a condition that leads to heart attack, don’t have blocked coronary arteries at all. ... This microcirculation blockage isn’t detected by angiography. It can be picked up by imaging tests like SPECT and PET, but these tools aren’t typically offered, resulting in underdiagnosis in ...

Erectile Dysfunction Raises Red Flag for Heart Disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/024116_erectile_dysfunction_disease_heart.html

Men who had erectile dysfunction at the beginning of the study were much more likely to experience one of these coronary heart disease (CHD) events. ... The study subjects were followed for four years with all instances of major adverse coronary events (MACE) documented. "...

Your liver's connection to heart health: NAFLD increases your risk for heart attack and stroke

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-10-nafld-increases-risk-for-heart-attack-and-stroke.html

In a recent study, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) evaluated more than 500 participants undergoing coronary angiography and found that 70 percent of them had stage three coronary artery disease. The width of their coronary arteries had shrunk by more than 75 percent at that point. "...

Statins HARM patients: Cholesterol-lowering drugs damage your heart

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-03-statins-harm-cholesterol-lowering-drugs-damage-your-heart.html

Recent research has shown that statins are linked to an increase in calcification of the coronary artery, as well as a higher incidence of obstructive coronary artery disease. ... “The researchers used coronary CT angiography to visualize coronary atherosclerotic plaque, and found that the statin groups had a higher number of coronary segments with calcified plaques – along with a corresponding higher prevalence of obstructive coronary ...

Doctors advise blood thinners for heart stent patients; health advocate decries both

https://www.naturalnews.com/021479_warfarin_heart_stents.html

The advisory came from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, American College of Surgeons and the American Dental Association, and was inspired by research that showed that blood clots formed in up to 29 percent of stent patients who stopped their anti-clotting drugs soon after the surgery. ... However, a 2004 study conducted by Duke University researchers found that while stents reduce the need for repeat ...

Unnecessary surgery exposed! Why 60% of all surgeries are medically unjustified and how surgeons exploit patients to generate profits

https://www.naturalnews.com/012291_unnecessary_surgery_hysterectomies.html

When Healing Becomes A Crime by Kenny Ausubel, page 333 A 1987 JAMA study found the following significant levels of inappropriate surgery: 17% of cases for coronary angiography, 32% for carotid endarterectomy, and 17% for upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy. ... And 17% of 719,949, or 122,391 people receiving coronary angiography were subjected to this highly invasive procedure unnecessarily. "...

Medical fraud - The suppressed truth about heart disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-02-22-medical-fraud-the-suppressed-truth-about-heart-disease.html

The technique uses time-lapse, ultra-high magnification photography to show plaque in retinal arteries – which perfectly mirror coronary arteries. ... A low-cost, safe alternative to X-ray radiation and toxic pharmaceutical drugs In the 1960s, cardiologists began using angiography – the process of injecting dye into blood vessels, then viewing an X-ray fluoroscope to find arterial blockages. "...

Science.NaturalNews.com - Conduct powerful scientific research in mere seconds for your book, blog, website article or news report.

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We have therefore investigated the association between serum copper and zinc, and CAD in Iranian subjects undergoing coronary angiography. ... We have therefore investigated the association between serum copper and zinc, and CAD in Iranian subjects undergoing coronary angiography. "...