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Cardiology Management

Widespread pain and cardiovascular mortality: the Framingham Heart Study

2019 23 May

Musculoskeletal pain is highly prevalent and is associated with a significantly high socioeconomic impact both on the individual and society. Widespread pain (WSP), in particular, has been linked to elevated disability and loss of quality of life. It is a very common problem reported by more than one in ten adults. The prevalence of widespread... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 3, 2019

2019 22 May

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Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top Target Treatments infographic

2019 22 May

Top target treatments and application of personalised medicine in healthcare Read more

Cardiology Management

Demand for cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology

2019 01 May

The number of cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology, or the treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients treated for cancer, does not currently meet the needs of this rapidly growing population. A review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examines the efforts of the cardio-oncology community to provide the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Stress related disorders and risk of cardiovascular disease

2019 17 Apr

Most people these days face some form of stress. It might be due to work pressure, loss of a loved one, a life-threatening illness, violence, a natural disaster, etc. More and more evidence now suggests that such adversities can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity, injury, infection, and certain autoimmune diseases.  The largest... Read more

Cardiology Management

7 steps to a heart-healthy lifestyle

2019 04 Apr

The 2019 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines on Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease were released at the recent ACC annual scientific meeting in New Orleans. The guidelines focus on the importance of adhering to a heart-healthy lifestyle and eating a healthy diet while maintaining a physically... Read more

IMAGING Management

New power of diagnostic imaging: PET/MRI predicts cardiovascular inflammation in arteries

2019 26 Mar

Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the CNIC have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop atherosclerotic plaques Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop... Read more

Cardiology Management

2019 AHA/ACC guideline on CVD primary prevention

2019 20 Mar

An updated guideline for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease has been released jointly by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology. Among the major changes is a recommendation against the broad use of aspirin in primary prevention, after recently reported results of the ARRIVE, ASCEND, and ASPREE trials... Read more