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Research from the UK has found that people exposed to even low levels of air pollution have heart remodelling, similar to that seen in the early stages of heart failure.

Air pollution linked to changes in cardiac structure

Even low levels of air pollution may cause serious changes in the structure of the heart, similar to those seen in the early stages of heart... Read more

More sensitive blood test diagnoses heart attacks in ER faster

Patients who present to emergency rooms with heart attack symptoms – i.e., chest pain and shortness of breath – often undergo a cardiac... Read more

Dr. Amit Khera is Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of UT Southwestern's Preventive Cardiology Program.

Online tool improves heart attack, stroke risk prediction

New research sponsored by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is beneficial to both astronauts and the general population... Read more

Optimizer® Smart device being tested in new cohort study

Thomas Jefferson University has announced implantation of the first Optimizer® Smart investigational device in a patient enrolled in a new... Read more

SPRINT MIND Study: blood pressure treatment reduces risk of dementia

High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Now, results from the U.S. government-funded SPRINT MIND Study... 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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Dr. Rafael Vidal Perez MD

Utility of artificial intelligence in cardiology

A step forward for daily practice. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools...

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Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

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The implementation of patient blood management programmes led to reduced...

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US-elastography for superficial organs: update

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Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

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