A nationwide bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) program in South Korea helped improve neurologic recovery after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

A recent study suggests that contralaterally controlled functional electrical stimulation (CCFES) may be the preferable option for patients with finger, thumb and wrist issues who suffered a stroke less than two years ago.

An increase in the change in abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) and visceral adipose tissue (VAT) volume was associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to an analysis of a long-term prospective study.

The benefits of drinking tea may extend to improving cardiovascular health. After adjusting for multiple variables, adults who drank at least one cup of tea per day had a slower progression of coronary artery calcium and 29 percent lower incidence of cardiovascular events compared with adults who never drank tea.

Two post-hoc analyses of a clinical trial found that patients with heart failure who received sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) had lower reductions in health-related quality of life and lower risks of cardiovascular death and heart failure hospitalization.

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