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Archives for May, 2020

New Genetic Research Results on SCAD

May 28, 2020

Funded primarily by SCAD Research, Inc., the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Team conducted a genome-wide association study comparing 5 million genetic markers in 667 women with SCAD and 1817 women without SCAD. The research discovered five markers and associated candidate genes linked to SCAD risk, providing a new focus for ongoing basic and clinical research. […]

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2020 SCADaddles & COVID 19

May 10, 2020

We have had to make some difficult decisions about the 5K SCADaddle© for Research events this year. In addition to adjusting dates for the 5Ks originally planned for April, May and June, we have also adjusted the format of the 2020 SCADaddles. For updated information, visit the 5K SCADaddle Events Schedule page. Even though these […]

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Study on Revascularization for SCAD

May 9, 2020

In a new study Long-term Outcome After Emergency Revascularization for SCAD funded by SCAD Research, Inc., researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) compared the long-term outcomes of 55 patients with revascularization (including attempted) at initial angiogram with 63 non-revascularized patients at initial angiogram. The findings were presented by Dr. Christina Thaler, a researcher […]

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Analysis of PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, & Resiliency of SCAD Survivors

May 8, 2020

The Mayo Clinic SCAD Research team’s study and findings on the impact of SCAD on a survivors’ mental health were recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. A largely unexplored subject, members of the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research team assessed the prevalence and severity of psychiatric symptoms after SCAD. In this article, […]

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