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New Study on Anti-Inflammatory Medications & Heart Disease

Individuals who suffer from painful, chronic conditions like arthritis often take anti-inflammatory medications on a regular basis. Unfortunately, a new study reveals that this type of drug may actually increase a person’s blood pressure and leave them more susceptible to suffering a stroke. Medicomp, the makers of a first-rate mobile cardiac monitor

By |January 17th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Introducing the Newly Improved Holter Monitoring System by Medicomp

The American Heart Association observes that heart-health screenings are extremely important in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease. This involves checking blood pressure, blood glucose levels, physical activity, diet, and weight. Depending on what these screenings reveal, it may also be helpful to have a patient wear a […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News, Medicomp Updates|

The New Miracle in Medicine: Apple Cider Vinegar

The American Heart Association lists eating a heart-healthy diet as one of the most important things you can do to lessen the chance of suffering from a heart attack, and you can start by adding apple cider vinegar to your meal plan. Medicomp, innovators of the Holter […]

By |January 8th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Cardiac Stem Cell Therapies & the FDA

The Mayo Clinic reports that stem cell therapy works by growing healthy stem cells in a lab and then manipulating them to match specific cells within the body, such as heart muscle cells. These cells are then injected into an ill patient so that they can begin healing […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Collaborative Intensive Care Can Help Heart Patients & Cut Costs

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) took a look at patients who were admitted to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) that were being treated with mechanical breathing devices in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. The research facility wanted to determine if adding medical […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

The Rising Price of Cholesterol Medication & What it Means for Your Patients

According to CNBC, the number of adult Americans without health insurance has risen to an astounding 11.3 percent. Without insurance, patients are left to pay for their prescriptions at full cost. Harvard Medical School points out that millions of U.S. residents actually skip […]

By |December 20th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Avocados & Bananas: Why They’re Good For Your Heart

WebMD reports that one of the most important things you can do to prevent heart disease is to begin implementing a heart-healthy diet. This includes fruits and vegetables, like avocados and bananas. The experts at Medicomp discuss exactly what it is about these foods that benefit your heart.

The Problem: […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Out of Date Nutrition Advice You Should Stop Telling Patients

Our understanding of how certain foods benefit our bodies has evolved over the years. It is important to identify any old beliefs about proper nutrition and replace them with advice learned from newer studies. Here is a list of out-of-date nutritional advice you need to stop using and what new information you should […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

New Study Shows Benefits of PFO Closure in Stroke Patients

According to the American Heart Association, approximately 25 percent of the general population has a patent foramen ovale (PFO). In many cases, PFOs are not discovered until after a patient has a cryptogenic stroke. Unfortunately, this leads patients to be more susceptible to future strokes.

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By |November 22nd, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

The New App Changing the Way Patients View Heart Health

One of the newest breakthroughs in technology that helps detect problems with the heart involves the camera on your smartphone and is an easily downloadable app. With Johns Hopkins Medicine reporting that an astounding 84 million Americans are currently living with some form of cardiovascular disease, it is […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Gender Correlates to Heart Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four deaths is a result of heart disease. Although the organization goes on to point out that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, a person’s gender does have an […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Apple Watch Features Finding Ways to Predict and Prevent Heart Disease

Smoking, physical inactivity, being overweight, and poor diet are just a few of the risk factors for heart disease reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The organization goes on to state that 49 percent of Americans have at least one of these risk factors. […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

New FDA Approval for Heart Health Claims to Keep on Your Radar

According to article “Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome” published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), coronary heart disease continues to affect one in three individuals over the age of 35. Even though the mortality rate for this condition has declined, Medicomp, inventors […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Warn Your Diabetes Patients About Heart Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted that 29 million individuals in the United States suffer from diabetes. When this condition isn’t monitored and kept under control, it can lead to a host of other major health problems. Medicomp, makers of a state-of-the-art mobile heart […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Chocolate and Heart Health: The Good and the Bad

According to Statista, consumers within the United States have increased their spending on chocolate with a reported 22.4 billion in sales during 2017. Medicomp, creators of top-notch Holter monitoring equipment, began to ask ourselves a couple of questions. One being, how does this affect your […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

How Natriuretic Peptides Can Be a Therapeutic Target for Heart Failure

When the heart’s internal pressure increases, the hormones B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal (NT)-pro hormone BNP (NT-proBNP) are released and enter the bloodstream. Due to this increase in the blood system, it is a true indicator of cardiac anomalies, which then becomes a good indicator of heart disease. A normal level of NT-proBNP is […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Warn Your Heart Patients about Weight Fluctuations

The corollary between obesity and coronary heart disease (CHD) is well documented. A recent study took this theory a step further and studied patients who subjected their bodies to multiple weight fluctuations defined as a series of gains and losses comprising ten percent or more of total body mass. Their research indicated that […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Cardiovascular Advances Changing the Way Physicians View Health Care

Fifteen years ago, if your patient was suffering from angina or heart palpitations, chances were they would be admitted to the hospital to undergo a battery of procedures where the fluctuations in rhythm and rate may or may not appear on the monitor. Nowadays ambulatory monitors such as Medicomp’s cardiac telemetry units simplify and […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Determining the Relationship between Heart Health and Red Meat

More than 22,000 Americans die from cardiovascular disease every day, giving it the title of the number one cause of death. The sharp, recent increase in heart disease can very possibly be reduced if a heart-healthy diet is adopted by those who suffer from cardiovascular disease as well as those at risk. Red meat has […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Long-Term Holter Monitoring vs. Standard Holter for Stroke Patients

A new study suggests that Long-Term Holter monitoring is better at detecting atrial fibrillation in stroke patients compared to standard Holter monitoring.

Atrial fibrillation is listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the most common type of heart arrhythmia. The organization goes on to say that approximately 2.7 to 6.1 million […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|