- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
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- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
Shorter Height Associated with Higher Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
According to a new study led by University of Leicester, the shorter you are, the more is your risk of coronary artery disease. The study... Read more
Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk of Heart Disease
A new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism suggests that pesticide exposure, not obesity... Read more
Paediatric Cholesterol Guidelines for Young Adults Increase Statin Use
According to an article published by JAMA Pediatrics , application of paediatric guidelines for lipid levels for persons 17 to 21 years of... Read more
Nanomedicine Therapy Improves Inflammation Inside Artery Plaque
According to a study led by researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a nanotherapeutic medicine can half the growth of artery... Read more
Hormone and Bone Tests Indicative of Dialysis Patients' Heart Health
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology , bone loss may be a sign of poor heart health in patients... 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
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... Read more
Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence
The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine... Read more
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
Screening for atrial fibrillation by means of regularly performed self-measurements of cardiac rhythm using ECG is a stroke prevention measure recommended by renowned international experts. Heart rhythm disorders often occur only occasionally. That...
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.