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
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
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
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...