Using home BP data for assessing quality of hypertension care
A Viewpoint article in JAMA recommends that quality measure stewards allow healthcare organisations to use home blood pressure monitoring... Read more
Vitamin D important for cardiorespiratory fitness?
Vitamin D is commonly associated with healthy bones. New research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests the... Read more
How bioactive compounds in cocoa help keep the heart healthy
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition supports a growing body of evidence on the heart health benefits of... Read more
Precision in healthy living medicine for CVD prevention and treatment
Leading a healthy lifestyle is key to both preventing and treating a host of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD). The... Read more
U.S. study: rising stroke incidence among marijuana users
A five-year study (2010-14) of hospital statistics from the United States shows that the incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
Managed equipment services can be boon for emerging market health
Solving the waste issue of unused equipment in African hospitals... Read more
Outcomes after 1 week of mechanical ventilation for patients and families
We review recent findings on outcomes in adults after mechanical ventilation... Read more
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...