- Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure
- DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke
- New techniques help rule out and predict heart attacks
- Delayed pregnancy increases heart health risks for mums and sons
- Preventive strategies needed to reduce risk of dementia, stroke
Genomic medicine may revolutionise cardiovascular care
Genomic medicine is the study of the health effects of the molecular interactions of a person's unique genes. Genomic medicine looks at... Read more
Study: physical activity better than weight loss for heart patients
New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life.... Read more
U.S. study: social isolation increases mortality in heart failure patients
Among heart failure patients, feelings of social isolation are associated with increased risk of hospitalisation or death, according to... Read more
PCI with medication better than standard treatment for heart disease patients
A new analysis of an international clinical trial ("FAME 2") shows that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), along with prescribed... 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
Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data
An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration... Read more
Early Diagnosis and Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury
penKid – A Dynamic Inflammation-Independent Biomarker Of Kidney (Dys)function... 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....
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,...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
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...
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...