Search Tag: heart disease

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

Cardiology Management

First 3D heart using patient's biological materials

2019 17 Apr

In a major medical breakthrough, Tel Aviv University researchers have "printed" the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart using a patient's own cells and biological materials. Their findings were published on April 15 in a study in Advanced Science. Until now, scientists in regenerative medicine -- a field positioned at the crossroads... Read more

Executive Health Management

NYC Go Red for Women movement: STEM Goes Red

2019 22 Feb

Chelsea Beecher, Director of Development for the American Heart Association spoke to HealthManagement.org about the STEM Goes Red Movement, highlighting its goals, impact and future outlook.   Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. Chelsea passionately works to... Read more

Cardiology Management

Brexit could increase heart disease and stroke deaths

2019 31 Jan

According to new research published in BMJ Open, England might see thousands of extra deaths from heart disease and stroke over the next decade if Britain presses ahead with Brexit on March 29.  The researchers believe that the costs of fruits and vegetables will rise significantly because the UK is heavily dependent on fruit and vegetable... Read more

ICU Management

Reanimation 2019

2019 23 Jan

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IMAGING Management

New CMR protocol diagnoses heart ailments faster, cuts costs

2018 07 Sep

A new rapid imaging protocol for diagnosing heart disease has been shown to improve care and reduce costs in a resource-poor setting. The rapid Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) protocol was embedded in clinical care with training and education, which resulted in important and frequent patient management changes that appear beneficial for both patients... Read more

Cardiology Management

Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease

2018 14 Aug

Summertime is usually a good time to travel for many people, either to make that much awaited family visit or have their dream vacation in an exotic place. It is also during this time of the year when doctors are often asked this question: “Is it safe to travel with a heart condition?” And in most cases, the answer is an enthusiastic “yes.”  ... Read more

Cardiology Management

New cardiovascular risk calculator also tells heart age

2018 25 Jul

A new online health calculator developed by a Canadian research team can help people determine their risk of heart disease. The calculator takes into account sociodemographic factors (i.e., age, ethnicity, education), as well as health status and lifestyle behaviours. In addition to personal use, policy-makers can use the tool to calculate risk... Read more

Cardiology Management

Allergen in red meat linked to heart disease

2018 20 Jun

High saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general. This time new research suggests that red meat allergy may also lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers say plaque levels in arteries from patients with sensitivity to red meat allergen are much higher compared to... Read more