- Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure
- DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke
- New techniques help rule out and predict heart attacks
- Delayed pregnancy increases heart health risks for mums and sons
- Preventive strategies needed to reduce risk of dementia, stroke
AF Screening in Older People Cuts Risk of Stroke and Death
The AF-SCREEN International Collaboration say that screening of asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) in people 65 years and older and treating... Read more
Nuclear Cardiology Lab Slashes Radiation Dose by 60%
According to new research presented at ICNC 2017, a large nuclear cardiology laboratory has slashed its average radiation dose by 60% in eight... Read more
Reduced Heart Transplant Rejection by Desensitising Antibodies
According to new research presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, it may be possible to reduce the... Read more
Ivabradine Does Not Improve HFpEF Patient Outcomes
A randomised trial has just been completed in which patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) were treated with Ivabradine.... Read more
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... 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... 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... Read more
Crises in health sector and pharmaceutical companies
A crisis action plan is necessary to avert negative fallout ... 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
Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital... Read more
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...
Screening for atrial fibrillation by means of regularly performed self-measurements of cardiac rhythm using ECG is a stroke prevention measure recommended by renowned international experts. Heart rhythm disorders often occur only occasionally. That...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...