Chest Pain

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Nasharuddin Rushed To IJN After Complaining Of Chest Pain  -  23 Nov 2009
Bernama...was admitted to the National Heart Institute (IJN) here Monday after complaining of a chest pain during the Dewan Rakyat sitting at 11.30 this morning. ...

Girl with sore throat and chest pain is probably a refluxer  -  23 Nov 2009
Hattiesburg AmericanShe also has chest pain and the doctor scheduled an echocardiogram for mitral valve prolapse but it was normal. We were told there was nothing else that ...

Heart to Heart: “I have chest pains. Is it my heart, doc??  -  23 Nov 2009
Malay MailSevere chest pain should always make us think of the heart. We have discussed in past articles the importance of seeking help urgently especially if someone ...

Ex-Truck Driver Faces Huge Bills From Heart Attack  -  23 Nov 2009
The LedgerSoft-spoken and affable, Newton said he began to notice tinges of chest pain in early September, though it didn't warrant a trip to the emergency room, ...

A guide for women's health  -  23 Nov 2009
Jamaica ObserverIt is always better to go to a doctor to find out the source of your problems, even if it is just a 'bothersome' headache or chest pain that you would much ...

Medical Warning Signs You Should NOT Ignore  -  23 Nov 2009
TestCountry.comChest pain or discomfort; pain in the arm, jaw, or neck; breaking out in a cold sweat; extreme weakness; nausea; vomiting; feeling faint; or being short of ...

Fumes sicken kids at Des Moines church  -  23 Nov 2009
DesMoinesRegister.comThe most common symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are headaches, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. ...

FDA Approves Intravenous Formulation Of Pfizer’s revatioâ® (Sildenafil) For ...  -  23 Nov 2009
PharmiWeb.com (press release)If patients take any medicines that contain nitrates (like nitroglycerin for chest pain) — daily or just once in a while – DO NOT take Revatio. ...

Ask a Doctor: Use caution when working, playing outdoors  -  23 Nov 2009
Wisconsin Rapids TribuneIf you have a history of chest pain or heart disease, or have a low level of fitness, consult your physician before shoveling any more snow this year. ...

Couple, teen die in crash with big rig on 210 Freeway  -  23 Nov 2009
89.3 KPCCThe big rig driver complained of chest pain, Humphrey said. It took about 60 firefighters less than 30 minutes to put out the brush fire, which scorched ...

Compensation case sets mental health rule  -  23 Nov 2009
Anchorage Daily NewsThree weeks later, Kelly checked into a hospital with high blood pressure and chest pain. A physician said he was suffering from significant anxiety about ...

Hwy 97 S. of Sunriver open after 2 semi incidents  -  23 Nov 2009
KTVZ...after 8 pm A two-vehicle crash occurred in northeast Bend around 6:30, near 11th and Greenwood Avenue, with a man reporting chest pain afterward. ...

Smythe: Regionalizing specialty care would represent real health reform  -  23 Nov 2009
Austin American-StatesmanNo one wants to drive 200 miles with chest pain, but should we be willing to do so to have a complex procedure performed in a high-volume, high-quality ...

Crews investigate possible carbon monoxide poisoning at Des Moines church  -  23 Nov 2009
DesMoinesRegister.com...the most common symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. ...

New Study Shows GERD May Be an Autoimmune Disorder  -  23 Nov 2009
About .com: Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders (blog)GERD can cause sore throat, chest pain, and over time esophageal cancer. Similar studies will have to be preformed on humans to verify the results of this ...

CT heart scan finds blockage faster than standard method  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
USA TodayAbout 6 million people a year visit emergency rooms with chest pain, 60% of whom are told that their chest pain isn't serious and sent home. ...

For Chest Pain in the ER, CT Angiography May Be Best  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportThe study included 749 acute chest pain patients at 16 emergency rooms who were randomly assigned to receive either coronary computed tomographic ...

Arrowhead receives Chest Pain Center accreditation  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Peoria TimesAnd with more than five million Americans rushed to hospitals each year suffering from chest pain, it's critical that they receive treatment from certified ...

CT angiography best for chest pain in ED, study suggests  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
FierceHealthcareGoing straight to CT angiography when patients present at an emergency department with chest pain offers a faster, cheaper and more accurate diagnosis for ...

Coronary Computed Tomography for Systemic Triage of Acute Chest Pain Patients ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
CardiosourceLow-risk patients with chest pain were randomized to coronary CT angiography (n = 360) versus risk assessment with standard stress testing (n = 340). ...

Adult stem cells may treat chronic heart disease: Study  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
TheMedGuru...by Neharika Sabharwal - November 19, 2009 Chicago, November 19 -- Scientists in the US have found that patients with severe angina--chest pain-- when ...

Narayan Rane hospitalised for chest pain  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Times of IndiaThe 57-year-old former chief minister, who reportedly complained of chest pain before being rushed to hospital, will stay in the hospital for 48 hours, ...

MGH renewed as chest pain center  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Marion StarMARION - Marion General Hospital recently received renewal as an Accredited Chest Pain Center by The Society of Chest Pain Centers. ...

Even stars like Nicole Richie can catch pneumonia  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Daily MailYou can have the usual cough, temperature, aches and pains but sufferers also get short of breath and have fast breathing, chest pain and bloodstained ...

4 Health Symptoms Women Need To Know  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
TheDenverChannel.com..."If a man comes in and he's 50 and is having chest pain, by the time he comes in I kind of assume its something I need to address. ...

Some Chest Pain Patients Wait Longer Than 10 Minutes To See ER Physician  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
RedOrbitEmory researchers examined disparities in waiting times to see a physician for patients complaining of chest pain. They found that only 30 percent of all ...

Heads up on pain  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
SundayNews.co.nzHEADACHE is one of the most common types of pain and, like chest pain or backache, it occurs for many reasons. ...

Obesity Significantly Increases Side Effects of Stereotactic Body Radiation ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersIn patients who are considered obese, diabetes mellitus was found to be a significant contributing factor in the development of chest pain. ...

Keesler doctor answers call for help while traveling  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
SunHerald.com (registration)...“There was an overhead announcement requesting medical personnel to report to where a 59-year-old woman was complaining of chest pain,? she said. ...

OCEANSIDE: Tri-City earns chest pain accreditation  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
North County TimesOCEANSIDE ---- Tri-City Medical Center has received accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, making it the only hospital in San Diego County to ...

Geelani released on bail, hospitalised with chest pain  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Thaindian.comHe had to be hospitalised Friday morning after he complained of chest pain. The separatist leader visited Kashmir University Wednesday where he asked the ...

FDA Approves Intravenous Formulation Of Pfizer's Revatio® (Sildenafil) For The ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEIf patients take any medicines that contain nitrates (like nitroglycerin for chest pain) — daily or just once in a while – DO NOT take Revatio. ...

Body pains that may turn fatal  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Times of IndiaThere are many possible causes for chest pain. Some are mildly inconvenient such as heartburn, reflux, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease ) while others ...

Shortness of breath, chest pain most frequent prodromal symptoms preceding out ...  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Cardiology TodayThe most frequent prodromal symptoms were shortness of breath (27.5%), followed by chest pain (20.6%) and syncope (12.9%). Patients who displayed prodromal ...

HIV Infection Increases Risk Of Developing Certain Cancers  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
The AIDS Beacon (blog)Once symptoms occur, they may include chest pain, loss of appetite, coughing up blood, and shortness of breath. There are different types of lung cancer ...

NHS scanner will spot chest pain problems in a flash  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Times OnlineIt has been used on 25 patients so far and doctors are preparing to introduce it for all chest-pain patients by the end of November. ...

SHADES OF GRAY: Know the symptoms of heart attack  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
North County Times..."Do you have chest pain?" a cardiologist will ask immediately. A heart attack frequently involves discomfort, pain in the middle of the chest that comes and ...

H1N1 clinics starting this week  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Eagle TribuneAlso, difficulty breathing or chest pain, frequent vomiting, or blue discoloration of the lips should prompt medical attention. More severe symptoms can ...

Why chest pain is not always the sign of a heart attack  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Daily MailQ: How do I know if chest pain is coming from my heart? A: Pain from the heart, known as angina, occurs in the middle of the chest, where the breastbone is, ...

Women Just As Prone To Heart Disease As Men  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
WPBFHer initial diagnosis was chest pain, but at 47 years old, doctors found it hard to believe it could be her heart. "At first, they said I should come back, ...

Heart disease: It's not just for men anymore  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
North County TimesLike men, the main symptom of a heart attack in women is chest pain, said Dr. Douglas Mendoza, a cardiologist with Ochsner Health System in Baton Rouge. ...

Guest editorial: Change in use is too little, too late  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
The TennesseanThese incidents revealed numerous complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath. Those same statistics actually showed an increase in injuries to both ...

No swine flu cases among Qatari pilgrims  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Peninsula On-lineHe said the Qatari medical team had come across only normal cases among the pilgrims such as chest pain, chest infections, normal flu and skin ailments. ...

Rapid CT Heart Scan Better at Diagnosing Blocked Arteries  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
InjuryBoard.com (blog)CT heart scan is better able to provide doctors with a more efficient method of diagnosing blocked arteries after a patient complains of chest pain. ...

A 61-Year-Old Patient With Hyperlipidemia Presents With Atypical Chest Pain  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
CardiosourceCME Learning Objective(s): Upon completion of this module, the user will understand the guideline based approach of chest pain in the ER/CPU and the correct ...

'Macho' health ethic comes at a high price for men  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Times Herald-RecordHe experienced pain for months before being rushed to the hospital for extreme chest pain. He later underwent quadruple bypass surgery. ...

Norman Regional opens chest pain center  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
OKC.BizNorman Regional opened the Chest Pain Center at the new HealthPlex specialty hospital, the company announced Oct. 29. The HealthPlex's Chest Pain Center ...

Hnida: Hard To Assess Orton's Ankle At This Point  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
cbs4denver.comSo every Bronco fan is having chest pain this week: will Orton be able to play this weekend against the hated Chargers? I'm sure even young Coach Josh ...

Woman dies in police custody  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Times of IndiaWhile Laxmi's relatives allege that she died after the police beat her up brutally, the police claim that Laxmi had complained of chest pain and was rushed ...

New Genomic Test for Coronary Artery Disease Now Available at The Heart ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)..."This is a very exciting breakthrough for helping a physician evaluate the risk of obstructive coronary artery disease in our patients who have chest pain," ...



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