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Multiple Risk Factors Cancel Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Ischaemic Stroke Risk

The impact of atrial fibrillation on ischaemic stroke risk in elderly patients is eliminated with multiple risk factors, according to an 11 year... Read more

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Coffee Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Young Adults with Mild Hypertension

Coffee drinking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events (mainly heart attacks) in young adults (18-45) with mild hypertension,... Read more

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Surprise Cardiac Finding Predicts Future Risk

In patients with chronic ischaemic heart disease, a small left ventricle with thick walls, is the strongest predictor of morphologic remodelling,... Read more

Young Women With Diabetes have Six-Fold Risk of Heart Attack

Women aged 45 years and under with diabetes have a six-fold risk of heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress. The study... Read more

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Spironolactone “A Clear Winner” for Resistant Hypertension

According to the results of the PATHWAY-2 Trial presented at the ESC Congress 2015 in London, the addition of the diuretic spironolactone in patients... Read more

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Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare.  Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making... Read more

A gynaecardiologist means a cardiologist for women. I want better cardiovascular healthcare for females, but I also want a better position for female cardiologists. In the U.S. and many other countries the position of a female cardiologist is still very inferior compared to the male. I know that female cardiologists are more interested in the... Read more

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