Peripheral artery disease also known as peripheral vascular disease affects about 8 million Americans each year.  It is estimated to affect 1 in 3 diabetics over the age of 50.  This disorder occurs in the arteries of the circulatory system.  Over a period of time, your peripheral arteries can develop plaque buildup caused by fat and cholesterol deposits.  This...
TQT studies are used in cardiology to determine the lack of a signal in a heart medication. Before a heart medication reaches a TQT study it is assessed to determine how safe it is for people with heart problems to take. TQT studies are meant to detect a significant increase in a medication’s GTc interval. Assay Sensitivity A TQT study is...
Healthy Heart
Most of us are so busy with our lives that we do not have the time to pay attention to those small signs of warning that our body gives to us. People tend to avoid things until it gets pretty messed up. Only after they experience serious pain in the ‘chest’ do they make appointments with a doctor. But...
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There may be no three letters in the world of medicine more powerful than “EKG.” Short for “electrocardiogram,” an EKG (sometimes referred to as ECG) is a simple procedure performed in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices. While it may be simple, it packs a punch: EKGs can help determine heart health with the press of just a few buttons. What...