- 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
eHealth for Cardiology - Benefits Need to Be Demonstrated
Despite widespread ecardiology applications, research is showing smaller effects as assessment becomes more robust. It is becoming difficult... Read more
Multidisiciplinary Teams Need to Address Cardiotoxicity, ESC Position Paper
With growing numbers of cancer patients and improved survival, the effects of cancer treatment on the cardiovascular system are receiving greater... Read more
Moderate Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths by 50%
According to new research presented at the ESC, moderate physical activity is associated with a greater than 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular... Read more
ESC/EAS Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidaemias
New guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias from European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) were... Read more
ESC and EACTS Launch Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
New guidelines on atrial fibrillation were published today in the European Heart Journal, the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery... 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
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...
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,...
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.