- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
- ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
New Heart Failure Guidelines to be Launched in May
New European Society of Cardiology (ESC) heart failure guidelines are set to be launched at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress... Read more
Abbott To Take Over St Jude in $25 bln Mega-Cardio Deal
Abbott Laboratories is taking over St. Jude Medical Inc. in a deal worth $25 bln that will create a giant in the cardio-related devices... Read more
Loneliness, Isolation Increase Risk of Heart Disease
Loneliness and social isolation are linked to around a 30 per cent increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease--the... Read more
Rotating Night Shift Increases Risk of CHD in Women
Among female registered nurses, working a rotating night shift for 5 years or more was associated with a small increase in the risk of coronary... 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
Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial
Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many i... Read more
Putting Quality and Safety for Patients First: ESR EuroSafe Imaging
The demand for medical imaging examinations is constantly growing, and... Read more
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....
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
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...
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...
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.