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Cardiology Management

Are we underestimating the risks of statins?

2018 12 Dec

According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the 10-year risk thresholds that are used in guidelines to prescribe statins for the prevention of heart disease could be too low.  The study authors argue that while current guidelines consider the benefits of statins, they fail to take into account the potential risks... Read more

Cardiology Management

TCT 2017- Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Congress 2017

2017 29 Oct

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IMAGING Management

Have-A-Heart Campaign Aims to Improve Paediatric Cardiac Imaging

2017 23 May

Following the recent publication of  Radiation Safety in Children With Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease: A Scientific Position Statement on Multimodality Dose Optimization from the Image Gently Alliance, the organisations concerned have joined forces on a campaign to improve use of cardiac imaging in children. The Have-A-Heart campaign is a multi-society... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Tool for Designing Personalised Workouts

2017 25 Apr

  Researchers say a new digital tool can help clinicians design personalised workouts for patients to prevent heart disease. The EXPERT tool specifies the ideal exercise type, intensity, frequency, and duration needed to prevent a first or repeat cardiovascular event. The study is published in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.   Surveys have... Read more

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Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women Increased by Paracardial Heart Fat

2017 30 Jan

Postmenopausal women are at a higher risk of heart disease due to a certain type of heart fat that collects around the organ, according to a new study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The study revealed that higher levels of paracardial fat is strongly associated with heart risk in women after menopause and those... Read more