Air Pollution and Traffic Noise Increase Risk of Hypertension
According to a study published in the European Heart Journal , long-term exposure to air pollution and traffic noise is associated with a... Read more
Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Linked to Psychiatric Disorders
A study published online by JAMA Psychiatry found that higher resting heart rate (RHR) and higher blood pressure (BP) in late adolescence... Read more
Stem Cell Delivery Can Improve Cardiac Function After Infarction
A study published by Hansen and colleagues in the journal BioResearch Open Access , demonstrated that delivering human mesenchymal stem cell... Read more
Adherence to Medical Therapy, Better Heart Surgery Outcomes
According to a study carried out by researchers at Columbia University, New York, adherence to prescribed medical therapy after coronary artery... Read more
Portable Device Can Help Stroke Patients Regain Hand Movement
Neuroscientists at Newcastle University, UK have developed a small wearable device that can help stroke patients to recover movement and control... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
What Are the Keys to Attracting and Retaining Qualified Staff in Healthcare?
For the CEO 's of many organisations in the healthcare industry, attracting... Read more
Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage
A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
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...
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....