- American Heart Association: Eating fish twice a week is good for the heart
- Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke
- Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
- Gene therapy sparks healthy heartbeats
- Heart failure: the Alzheimer’s disease of the heart?
Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Defibrillators Boost Heart Function
According to a new study led by Johns-Hopkins, one in four patients with implanted defibrillators experienced improvements in heart function... Read more
Mediterranean Lifestyle Reduces Cardiovascular Disease
According to a review article published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, a Mediterranean lifestyle characterised... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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 national... 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 subject... 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 to be... Read more
Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?
The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing... Read more