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Do Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Increase Cancer Risk?
Do Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Increase Cancer Risk?
Statins are well regarded as a relatively safe drug and they reduce high cholesterol very effectively but no drug is without side effects. Statins may increase cancer…...
Software to View Arteries in 3D
Software to View Arteries in 3D
New medical technology is being tested to see if it is possible to routinely produce good 3D images of the inside of the coronary arteries to diagnose blockages and…...
What is an Aortic Dissection?
What is an Aortic Dissection?
An aortic dissection often follows an aortic aneurysm. This causes the wall of the major artery to tear, but not completely, allowing blood to flow between the layers…...
What is Heart Perfusion?
What is Heart Perfusion?
Heart perfusion is a specialised medical procedure in which the role of the heart and lungs is taken over by a machine to allow open heart surgery....
Why No Multaq for the UK?
Why No Multaq for the UK?
Multaq, a new drug for treating atrial fibrillation has been launched and approved in Europe but UK patients are missing out because NICE has rejected its use in the NHS....
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