Cardiology

PCSK9 and HMGCR Genetic Variants Affect Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Variants in the genes encoding HMGCR (the target of statins) and PCSK9 (the target of PCSK9 inhibitors) that lowered LDL, or "bad" cholesterol,... Read more

Cardiac Care for Heart Attack Patients with Cancer History

According to Mayo Clinic researchers, 10 percent of all patients who come to the hospital with the most severe type of heart attack have a history... Read more

Study: Secondary Prevention of Acute Myocardial Infarction 'Suboptimal'

Secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) aims to reduce recurrence, decrease morbidity and mortality, and improve quality... Read more

Cardiac Inflammatory Disorders: The Role of PET Imaging

Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can be useful in the diagnosis and prognosis in cardiac inflammatory disorders, including infective... Read more

High Amounts of Saturated Fats Increase Heart Disease Risk

According to a new study appearing in The BMJ, people who consume high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in red meat, butter,... 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

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

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