Heart Disease Patients Less Able to Cope with Mental Stress
Research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Conference in Manchester shows that mental stress puts heart disease patients... Read more
Stem Cells Safe and Beneficial for Chronic Stroke Patients
Findings of a small clinical trial led by investigators from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows that injecting modified, human,... Read more
New Study Reopens Debate Over Low-Sodium-for-All Public-Health Policies
Findings from a new study show that low sodium intake may be harmful. Results indicate that populationwide sodium reduction is ill-advised.... Read more
TAVR Successful at Centres Without On-site Surgical Backup
New data shows that rates of major complications and in-hospital mortality are similar when patients undergo TAVR at hospitals with or without on-site... 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
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
How much do clinicians—and patients—really know about the likely outcomes... Read more
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...
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...
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...