The Future of Predictive Heart Health

Nature Biomedical Engineering recently published a study conducted by Google Research that takes a look at how retinal scans can be used to predict a person’s heart health risks. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on the study and its findings below.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) list […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Magnesium Deficiencies Can Affect Your Heart

According to the National Institutes of Health, 68% of Americans consume less than the recommended daily allowance of magnesium. While every organ in the human body needs this essential mineral, magnesium is especially important for proper heart function. Medicomp, creators of Holter patch, lists several ways a lack of magnesium can negatively affect your heart’s health.

Arrhythmias […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Fitness Trackers May Change Patient Treatment

As technology continues to advance, more and more devices are being invented to help patients improve their overall health. Fitness trackers are designed to do just that, and the latest models are even capable of sending the information they collect straight to your doctor. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on […]

5 Tips to Encourage Patient Compliance

An article published in the US National Library of Medicine by the National Institutes of Health reveals that 33 to 69 percent of all the medication-related hospital admissions in the United States are a direct result of noncompliance. The institution also revealed that noncompliance resulted in a cost of about $100 billion per year. Medicomp, […]

By |February 19th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News|

New Finding in the Genetic Link Between Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease

The Alzheimer’s Association lists Alzheimer’s Disease as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; it affects more than 5.5 million individuals. Currently, there is no cure for this disease that affects a person’s memory and ability to think. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter monitoring equipment, report on the newly discovered link between […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

SPRINT Trial: Preliminary Result Insights

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an astounding 75 million people have high blood pressure with only 54 percent able to get their blood pressure under control. This is extremely dangerous as high blood pressure can lead to a devastating stroke or blood clot. The ECG monitor experts, Medicomp, examine the […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Heart Health and the Vegan Diet

According to the Texas Heart Institute, heart failure is something that happens gradually. It is possible to go years without experiencing a symptom. That’s why it is so important to understand and mitigate your risk factors. Medicomp, Holter patch innovators, take a look at a new study that compares a vegan diet with other popular […]

By |January 24th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

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, report on the […]

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 heart monitor. Medicomp, the makers of 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 patch, discuss apple cider vinegar’s heart health benefits […]

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 and repairing the targeted problem.

The Old […]

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 specialists to the patient’s treatment plan would […]

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 out on taking their medications because they can’t afford the cost.

A study […]

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: Stiff Arteries

According to the Mayo […]

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 be promoting […]

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.

RESPECT Trial
The RESPECT trial included 980 patients with an average […]

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 more important than ever to discover new […]

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

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. Fortunately, Medicomp, creators of innovative Holter patch […]

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 of a top-notch ECG monitor, wanted to […]

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 monitor, are sharing findings from a recent report […]

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