Search Tag: CVD

Cardiology Management

Obesity Paradox in Contemporary Cardiology Practice

2017 08 Aug

Obesity is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). There is evidence that the entire spectrum of CVD is increased in obesity, including coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, arrhythmias, and atrial fibrillation. Interestingly, it's also known that obese patients with established... Read more

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One-Third of Deaths Worldwide Due to Cardiovascular Disease

2017 18 May

According to a new study, cardiovascular diseases, including heart diseases and stroke, account for nearly one-third of deaths throughout the world. The study examined all countries over the last 25 years. The paper titled Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for10 Causes, 1990-2015, is published in the Journal of the American... Read more

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Insomnia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

2017 07 Feb

Observational data and biological plausibility suggest a relationship between insomnia and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but little is known about how treatment of insomnia may impact CVD, and causality is difficult to ascertain from observational studies, according to a review to appear in CHEST Journal. The researchers emphasise the need for randomised... Read more

Health Management

Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years

2016 25 Aug

Interview with Professor Guy de BackerProfessor Guy De Backer, Emeritus Professor at Ghent ‏University, Belgium, will be a keynote speaker at the ‏ESC Conference in Rome on August 27-31, delivering ‏the ESC Geoffrey Rose Lecture on Population Sciences on ‏“Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: ‏Quo Vadis?” Prior to the conference,... Read more

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Decline in UK Cardiovascular Disease: Not Equal Among Countries or Genders

2016 23 Aug

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 years. However, these improvements are not equally distributed among all four countries or between men and women. The prevalence of cardiovascular disease has not budged and drug and surgical treatments over the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease: 12 European Countries

2016 16 Aug

Despite cancer accounting for less than half the number of deaths than CVD in Europe as a whole, in nine of the 15 countries which were members of the European Union before 2004 (EU-15) and in another country that was among those that joined the EU afterwards (EU-28), more men now die from cancer than CVD. These countries are: Belgium, Denmark, France,... Read more

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World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2016 (WCC 2016)

2016 19 Feb

The World Heart Federation is dedicated to leading the global fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD) – including heart disease and stroke - with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, via a united community of more than 200 member organizations. It aligns its efforts around the World Health Organization’s related target of reducing premature... Read more

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Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology

2016 17 Jan

The Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology meetings are increasingly considered as one of the most relevant exchange platforms for basic and translational cardiovascular biology. Our Programme is designed to be cross-disciplinary, both between and within sessions, to emphasise underlying scientific developments important to cardiovascular biology. Read more

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EuroPRevent 2016

2016 06 Jan

DUE TO SECURITY CONCERN THIS EVENT GOT CANCELLED Welcome to EuroPRevent 2016, the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’s (EACPR) showcase congress, where leading experts will get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge. Join us in the stunning city of Istanbul... Read more