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Cardiology Management

Brain Activity and the Broken Heart Syndrome

2021 30 Mar

A new study uncovers potential mechanisms that may contribute to "broken heart syndrome," or Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), a temporary heart condition that is brought on by stressful situations and emotions. The research, which was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), indicates that a heart-brain connection likely plays a major... Read more

Cardiology Management

Can emotions affect the heart?

2018 28 Nov

The book “Heart: A History”, written by Dr. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, is a useful reference on the evolution of cardiovascular medicine. It features stories of the intrepid doctors who pioneered cardiovascular surgery in the late 19th century, using needles and catgut in performing some procedures back then. Readers also learn about remarkable... Read more