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
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
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
Immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions in the ICU
For the ICU patient, correct and timely diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity... 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....
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...
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...