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Poor Sleep Lifestyle CV Risk Factor: AHA

2016 27 Sep

A new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) says that sleep duration and sleep disorders may be risk factors for cardiometabolic and cardiovascular disease. This is based on a literature review of studies the results of which are published in Circulation. Dr Marie-Pierre St-Onge (Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York)... Read more

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Philips showcases full suite of cardiology solutions for cardiovascular disease at ESC Congress 2016

2016 31 Aug

 Integrated cardiology software, solutions and services optimize the path to treatment through early interventions to enhance patient outcomes and help lower costsMinimally invasive treatments supported by live intelligent image guided therapy help patients recover quicker and go home earlierNext generation point of care testing and cardiology informatics... Read more

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Gene Therapy via Ultrasound

2016 23 Aug

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) talks about a gene therapy approach called sonoporation which combines ultrasound energy and microbubbles to poke holes in cells. This new tool could help fight against cancer and cardiovascular disease.Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC explain that... 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

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Rate of Decline of Cardiovascular Deaths Slows in US

2016 29 Jun

In a study published online by JAMA Cardiology, Stephen Sidney, M.D., M.P.H., of Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, and colleagues examined recent national trends in death rates due to all cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart disease (HD), stroke, and cancer, and also evaluated the gap between mortality rates from HD and cancer. With the... Read more

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Male General Practitioners Consider Heart Disease a 'Man's Issue'

2016 21 Jun

According to a study of 52 general practitioners (GPs) and more than 2200 patients, male GPs are more likely to consider heart disease a "man's issue" and neglect to assess cardiovascular risk in female patients. The study is published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.Lead author Dr Raphaëlle Delpech, a general practitioner at Paris... Read more

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UK Health Check Has Modest Impact on Risk Factors

2016 03 May

The largest risk assessment and management program for cardiovascular disease in the world, England's National Health Service Health Check, had only a modest impact on risk factors for heart disease and did not meet national and international targets, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)Many countries have created programs... Read more

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C3 : Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics 2016

2016 27 Mar

Welcome to C3 2016It is with great pleasure that we announce the 12th annual C3 conference, taking place June 28 - July 1 - 2016 at Hilton Bonnet Creek.C3 has been specifically designed for physicians who specialize in interventional cardiology, vascular surgery, and interventional radiology, as well as fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals... 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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Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

2016 28 Jan

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. Investigators say the findings add more support to the importance of dietary interventions in such patients.NAFLD — also known as hepatic steatosis — is the most common... Read more

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