Decline in UK Cardiovascular Disease: Not Equal Among Countries or Genders
New data published in Heart reveal that deaths from heart disease and stroke have declined by almost 70 percent in the UK over the past 30... Read more
Patients Fail to Adhere to Treatment Regimen after MI
According to latest results published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, only 43 percent of patients fully adhered to... Read more
Hypertension More Common in Poor, Middle-income Countries
According to a new study, middle- and lower-income countries have a higher rate of hypertension than high-income countries. The study is published... Read more
Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease as Main Cause of Death
With 17.3 million deaths globally, cancer has now overtaken cardiovascular disease as the main cause of death in 12 European countries. New... 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
Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing
The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active... Read more
The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble
We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, which... Read more
Improving diagnostic stewardship by using new microbiological technologies
Describes an episode of sepsis in a leukaemia patient, whose treatment... Read more
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