Low-dose triple combination pill improves blood pressure treatment
Among patients with mild to moderate hypertension, treatment with a pill containing low doses of three antihypertensive drugs led to an... Read more
Study: BMI is positively associated with blood pressure
There is a positive correlation between body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to data from a large ongoing study of 1.7 million... Read more
Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease
Summertime is usually a good time to travel for many people, either to make that much awaited family visit or have their dream vacation... Read more
Female heart attack patients fare better when treated by women doctors
New research findings highlight the importance of patient-physician gender concordance when it comes to caring for female heart attack patients.... Read more
Smartphone app helps veterans engage in home-based cardiac rehab
Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended for patients with coronary heart disease; however, participation among veterans remains poor.... 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
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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
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver... Read more
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...
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...