Cardiology

Encouraging Heart Attack Survivors to Exercise

New research shows that only a small number (16 percent) of heart attack survivors get the recommended amount of physical activity in the weeks... Read more

Heart Risks in Midlife Boost Risk for Later Dementia

New research finds that heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are associated with increased... Read more

Organ-on-a-Chip Mimics Heart's Biomechanical Properties

Scientists at Vanderbilt University have created a 3D organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart's biomechanical properties. The device ("I-Wire... Read more

Andreas Napp, M.D., RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

How Electric Appliances and Tools Affect Pacemaker Function

According to new research in the journal Circulation, the ability of pacemakers to regulate patients' heartbeats may be impacted by electric... Read more

Chest Pain: New Tool Helps Doctors Decide When Tests are Needed

Using data from the PROMISE trial involving more than 10,000 people with stable chest pain, researchers have developed a web-based tool that... Read more

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Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire to be... Read more

From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more

Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more

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 Helen Ashley Taylor

The ICU-Hear Project: Introducing Live Music for Critically Ill Patients

The ICU-Hear project delivered by the charity Music in Hospitals™ provides...

Dr. Diana Miglioretti

Mammographic Screening for Women with Dense Breasts, Prof. Diana Miglioretti

As breast density legislation is introduced in more and more states of...

 Alexander Towbin

Social Media Opportunities in Radiology

 Why should radiologists engage in Twitter?   As the term "social medi

 Tiana Laurence

Finance Technology Blockchain in Healthcare IT Security

Tech outfit Factom has just won a Gates Foundation grant to develop Blockchain...

 Flavia Machado

Editorial Board Welcomes New Member

Prof. Flavia Machado has recently been welcomed to the Editorial Board...

Prof. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rare until middle age, it has...

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