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CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

2022 30 Mar

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular risk for patients with severe mental illness (SMI) when using a clinical decision support (CDS) system.   Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for those with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and... Read more

World Heart Summit 2022

2022 21 May

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Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) Scientific Sessions 2021

2021 23 Aug

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The Future of Cardiovascular Disease Treatment and Management

2019 26 Aug

Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, has been recognised with the 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award-Basic Domain by the American College of Cardiology. Prof. Feldman has received this honour due to his contribution towards improving cardiovascular health and... Read more

Exercise-Induced Troponin Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Events

2019 19 Aug

Exercise is known to be a factor for good cardiovascular health, however, a recent study has shown that intensive or prolonged exercise can increase levels of cardiac biomarkers, such as troponin. Troponin is present in every heart muscle cell and can be used to identify the incidence of a heart attack. If the heart is damaged, this protein leaks into... Read more

Delayed pregnancy increases heart health risks for mums and sons

2018 03 Oct

New findings by University of Alberta researchers shed more light on cardiovascular health risks associated with delayed pregnancy. Blood vessel function declines with advanced maternal age, with male offspring at higher risk of disease, according to the findings presented at the American Physiological Society's (APS) Cardiovascular, Renal and... Read more

Technology-based programme boosts cardiac rehab referral rates

2018 14 Mar

According to the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Annual Conference in Orlando, a technology-based programme that changes cardiac referral processes to opt-out rather than opt-in has significantly improved referral rates. In addition, the programme offers resources to both staff and patients that highlight the importance and significance of cardiac... Read more

World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018

2018 05 Dec

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#ESC17: Peripheral Arterial Diseases - Window into Cardiovascular Health

2017 06 Sep

A presentation on the 2017 ESC peripheral arterial diseases (PADs) was carried out at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017. The session centred on the importance of these conditions in the cardiac context while exploring the importance of collaboration between cardiologists and vascular surgeons—indeed the essence of good... Read more