Research & Development
Cardiovascular: Page 2
Heart injury biomarker may help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization
Researchers found that measuring blood levels of cardiac troponin, a heart injury biomarker, may help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization.
April 25, 2023
Pediatric reference intervals established for two common cardiovascular disease tests: AACC study
Many pediatric hospitals have started to use high-sensitivity cardiac troponin and N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide to detect levels of the proteins cTn I or T and NT-proBNP, respectively.
April 11, 2023
RNA biomarkers may help confirm heart disease, study finds
RNA analysis of blood from patients with angiographically confirmed coronary artery disease demonstrates how RNA biomarkers may help confirm heart disease.
March 30, 2023
What to do when genetic tests reveal links to cardiovascular disease: Scientific statement
Increased use of genetic testing means people may discover they have a genetic abnormality, or gene variant, associated with cardiovascular disease.
March 27, 2023
ApoB testing may reveal patients at risk of heart disease missed by cholesterol tests: study
In the study, investigators looked at electronic medical records for patients who had ApoB and standard lipid profiles tested within 90 days of each other from 2010 to early 2022.
March 6, 2023
Heart problems more likely among long COVID patients in comprehensive study
In the study, investigators found that individuals who experienced long COVID had more than double the risk of developing new cardiovascular symptoms.
February 23, 2023
Measuring NT-proBNP changes over time may improve risk stratification for heart patients
Measuring the changes in the heart hormone precursor N-terminal-pro hormone BNP over time may improve risk stratification and health outcomes for heart patients.
February 8, 2023
Sepsis increases heart failure, rehospitalization risks following hospital discharge
Hospital patients who initially had or developed sepsis were at higher risk for heart failure, rehospitalization, or death within 12 years than patients without sepsis.
February 1, 2023
Jana Care, Roche to develop blood-testing platform for chronic kidney and heart disease
The platform would enable patients to self-administer critical blood tests at home, and allow clinicians to review the test results remotely.
January 31, 2023
Cardiovascular disease deaths undergo largest single-year increase since 2015
Age-adjusted mortality rates also increased for the first time in many years, by a substantial 4.6%, indicating a global situation in which people of all ages were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially before vaccines became available.
January 25, 2023
Prevencio obtains Medicare pricing for three AI-enabled cardiac blood tests
The payment rates went into effect on January 1 with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) billing codes.
January 11, 2023
Daxor announces results of study showing benefits of blood test for measuring blood volume in heart failure
The study showed a consistent lack of correlation between pulmonary artery diastolic pressure and total blood volume, highlighting the need for accurate volume measurement to provide a complete assessment in guiding clinical management decisions.
January 3, 2023
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