The researchers found that young men with coronary artery disease
had a higher prevalence of premature greying (50% versus 30%) and male-pattern baldness (49% versus 27%) compared to healthy controls.
Results: Using unconditional regression analysis, we observed that the AC and CC genotypes of IL-6-592A>C were associated with the increased risk of developing coronary artery disease
when compared with the AA genotype, and the adjusted ORs (95%CI) were 1.
the age of 40 years, the age period when most patients are subjected to surgery for correction of valvular dysfunction and it is evident that rheumatic heart disease and coronary artery disease
Keywords: Coronary artery disease
, Knowledge attitude practices, Patient satisfaction.
A report on this study, published in the August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, suggests that the association between coronary artery disease
onset and major depression risk is much stronger over time than vice versa.
So, coronary artery disease
is the name given to partially blocked heart arteries, whereas angina is the chest pain that results from coronary artery disease
Calcium deposits in the arteries of the breast therefore may be another useful marker for detecting coronary artery disease
in women, especially in those with no symptoms, Dr.
Glesby isn't yet convinced that coronary artery disease
is unusually prevalent in HIV-infected people.
Each 1% drop in blood cholesterol reduces the risk of coronary artery disease
This finding from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation study is based on 129 women with ischemia but no coronary artery disease
and 105 women with ischemia and significant coronary artery disease
; 68 age-matched normal women served as controls.
Achieving the first milestone in the VISION trial is vital to gathering follow-up clinical data on radiotherapy for treatment of coronary artery disease
," commented Professor Wolfgang Rutsch, M.