Cardiology

High Amounts of Saturated Fats Increase Heart Disease Risk

According to a new study appearing in The BMJ, people who consume high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in red meat, butter,... Read more

Statins Combined with Stroke Prevention Drug Increase Risk of Haemorrhage

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), two commonly used statins can increase the risk of haemorrhage... Read more

Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths

Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths

According to findings from a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week November 15-20 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, intensive... Read more

Good Cholesterol Not Always Protective Against Heart Disease

A new study published in Cell Metabolism explains that simply raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels may not always provide protection... Read more

Glycaemic Therapy, β-Blockers Lower Mortality Risk in Diabetes

A study published in the journal Diabetes Care demonstrates that intensive glycaemic therapy (IGT) has beneficial effects in type 2 diabetes... Read more

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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 to be... Read more

From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more

Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more

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Prof. David Koff - Editorial Board Member & Dr. Aine Carroll, Health Service Executive (HSE)

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