Cardiology
Selective activation of the beta2-adrenergic receptor (beta2AR) by a beta-arrestin-biased pepducin promotes activation of a beta-arrestin signaling pathway that is cardioprotective.

New Pathway to Treat Heart Failure

Beta blockers are commonly used to treat heart disease. They block beta-adrenergic receptors in the heart and save heart cells from cell death.... Read more

Cardiac Rehab: One Size Does Not Fit All

Researchers at Toronto Rehab have discovered a new approach to determine which patient populations benefit most from cardiac rehabilitation.... Read more

Male General Practitioners Consider Heart Disease a 'Man's Issue'

According to a study of 52 general practitioners (GPs) and more than 2200 patients, male GPs are more likely to consider heart disease a "man's... Read more

Gender Gap In Cardiac Arrest Care

New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that women who have a cardiac arrest are less likely than men to... Read more

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Immune System Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk

Research from the British Heart Foundation reveals that antibody levels in the blood could be used to detect a person's heart attack risk. The... 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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Dr. Francesca Rubulotta MD, PhD, eMBA, FRCA, FICM

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

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 Samna Ghani

Critical Care in Egypt

The healthcare system in Egypt has come a long way, but still faces many...

 Anna Sort

The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare

Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change behaviour...

Prof. Henrik S. Thomsen

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Outlines the frequency of adverse effects, prevention and management, and...

 Julie Benbenishty RN, BA, MSN

Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing

The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active and...

Prof Paul Chang MD, FSIIM

Artificial intelligence and radiology: human-machine collaboration is key

Human-machine collaboration is key.Should radiologists be buying into the...

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