High Testosterone Levels Increase Risk of Heart Disease
A new study shows that sex hormones testosterone and oestrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that increases a man's risk of heart... Read more
Antidepressants Could Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that screening for and treating depression could help reduce the... Read more
Study Uses New Approach to Determine Who Benefits from Statin Therapy
According to new research, statin therapy provides the most benefit to patients with the highest genetic risk of heart attack. The research... Read more
ESC: CVD Kills 51% of Women, Breast Cancer Kills 3%
CVD is the top cause of death in women in Europe Cardiovascular disease (CVD) kills 51% of women in Europe and breast cancer kills 3%, bucking... Read more
Anaesthesia Has Major Impact on CABG Surgery Risks
For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, according to researchers, the anaesthesiologist managing the procedure can... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
Medication Compliance Aids - Towards Smarter & Safer Use
Medication compliance aids (MCAs) are used extensively in Bristol. In... Read more
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...
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...
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...
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...