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Recent asthma may be linked with abdominal aneurysm rupture

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Patients aged 50 and older with recent asthma activity were significantly more likely than non-asthmatics to experience abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture and sudden death, according to new research published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.

The main artery in the body, […]

February 11th, 2016|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Recent asthma may be linked with abdominal aneurysm rupture

Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Updating national screening policies could help detect a deadly form of aneurysm in older men; saving lives and resources, according to research presented in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially lethal ballooning of the aorta, the body’s largest blood […]

August 19th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms