Study: physical activity better than weight loss for heart patients
New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life.... Read more
U.S. study: social isolation increases mortality in heart failure patients
Among heart failure patients, feelings of social isolation are associated with increased risk of hospitalisation or death, according to... Read more
PCI with medication better than standard treatment for heart disease patients
A new analysis of an international clinical trial ("FAME 2") shows that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), along with prescribed... Read more
Number of adults diagnosed with hypertension to increase under new guideline
A new analysis suggests that the number of U.S. adults with high blood pressure may increase by 31 million and the number of adults recommended... Read more
American Heart Association: Eating fish twice a week is good for the heart
The American Heart Association has released a new scientific advisory reaffirming AHA's recommendation to eat fish – especially those rich... Read more
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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
Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and critical care
This article describes the nature of FOAM (Free Open-Access Medical... Read more
Risk and permission: The core of good leadership for the modern day
Roderick Millar shares his innovative approach to leadership, which... 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...