- 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
Therapeutic Hypothermia Decreases Chances of Survival
A cohort study of data on 26,183 patients resuscitated from an in-hospital cardiac arrest found that patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia... Read more
Beams of Light Could Replace Electric Shocks for Arrhythmias
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests that epicardial illumination could replace implantable defibrillators... Read more
Early Onset Menopausal Symptoms Associated with CVD Mortality
According to a collaborative study carried out in the United States, women experiencing menopausal symptoms earlier in life have an increased... Read more
Study Links BACs to Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease and Stroke
The findings of a 10-year follow-up study have now shown that the long viewed as benign breast arterial calcifications (BACs) detected on routine... 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
Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training
This article highlights the key current challenges of intensive care... Read more
The future of healthcare: Turning challenges into opportunities
Providing value-based care will be one of the driving forces in the... Read more
Hypothermia in neurocritical care patients other than cardiac arrest
Hypothermia (HT) is a cornerstone of neuroprotective strategies and... Read more
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...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...
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...