At 40, It May Be Time For a Cholesterol-Lowering Drug
A UConn Health cardiologist discusses new prevention guidelines that could dislodge heart disease as the #1 killer of Americans.
Diabetes and Heart Disease Can Be Deadly Combination
Research led by a UConn Health physician found that patients with Type 2 diabetes hospitalized for heart failure face 1 in 4 chance of dying over the next 18 months.
Better Blood Pressure Management May Help Slow the Aging Process
Therapy based on 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in the elderly could help slow the decline in cognitive function and mobility, according to UConn Health researchers.
Practice Makes Perfect – And Helps Avoid Unnecessary Exams
Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) is the use of CT to evaluate the coronary arteries for atherosclerotic disease, the number one cause of death in the U.S. “A technologist has one chance to do a cardiac CTA image correctly due to the radiation and intravenous contrast dose,” says Yang. “If you do a cardiac CT […]