A New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

A high-fat diet is known to cause a condition known as hypertriglyceridaemia. New research from UCLA shows that antibodies, which attack people's... Read more

Stem Cell Patch Improves Heart Failure Symptoms

New research from Japan suggests that patching a damaged heart with a patient's own muscle stem cells may be a viable therapy to treat heart... Read more

Study: Angioplasty Mortality Rate Highly Variable

New research published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions shows significant variability in mortality rates from coronary angioplasty procedures,... Read more

Cardiologists Dr. James de Lemos (left) and Dr. Amit Khera (right) review a printout from an EKG and a calcium scan, two of five tests they demonstrated could improve risk assessment for heart disease.

5 Tests for Better Heart-Disease Risk Prediction

Five simple medical tests – an EKG, a limited CT scan, and three blood tests – together provide a broader and more accurate assessment of heart-disease... Read more

Heart Failure Congress: Record Abstract Submissions

Nearly 2,000 abstracts have been submitted to the scientific committee of Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.... Read more

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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 national... 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 subject... 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 to be... Read more

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