Qatar grants Gaza cardiology department $284,000

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has announced a $284,000 grant in support of the cardiology department of the Nasser Medical Centre in the south of …

Middle East

Sports Cardiology expert Dr. Drezner explains what new electrocardiogram criteria mean for athletes

Family Medicine

Journal of Cardiology

This application allows readers to interactively explore radiological data submitted by the article's authors, and to download the original data …


Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

(Reuters Health) - People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage …


Are protein inhibitors really the next big cholesterol killers?

A new generation of cholesterol-lowering drugs are being tested for use in cardiac patients who do not respond to statins.<p>Heart disease is the …


Quiz: Blood Clots - Your Body's Built-In Bandage


After heart attack, 'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper 'back to square one'

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a heart attack in February, Bob Harper, a personal trainer and host of the NBC show "The Biggest Loser," is on the road to recovery.<p>The 51-year-old recently shared an Instagram video of himself walking on a treadmill.<p>"Well while all of my @crossfit family is getting ready for 17.3, …

Heart Attacks

These Two Things Can Cut Your Risk Of Heart Failure

They’ll do your body good in a bunch of other ways, too<p>Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. Want to opt out of that group? A new study published in the <i>Journal of the American College of Cardiology s</i>uggests two possible strategies: exercise more and whittle …


7 Powerful Essential Oils For Opening Your Heart

7 Powerful Essential Oils For Opening Your Heart<p><!--[if IE 9]></video><![endif]--> <img class="is-lazy lazyload editor-info__image …

Essential Oils

Pfizer mulling asset sale in cardiology, urology and primary care; $2B possible

Bloomberg reports that Pfizer (PFE -0.1%) is exploring the sale of a group of products in cardiology, urology and primary care that generate more …


Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Having diabetes means that you are more likely to develop heart disease and have a greater chance of a heart attack or a stroke. People with diabetes …


SCAD: The Heart Attack That's Striking Young Women


Hormone Therapy

What are estrogen and progesterone?<p>Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that are produced by a woman's ovaries.<p>Why does the body need …

Women's Health

Year in Cardiology 2016

The 2016 Year in Cardiology series highlights and summarises key topics in cardiology from the past 12 months. Explore the series, which is available …

A Cardiologist's Checklist For Protecting Your Heart


Broken Heart Syndrome

It is not uncommon for spouses who have been married for decades to die within hours or days of one another.



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A cardiologist picks the top 10 heart stories of 2016

• As 2016 winds down, it is a good time to look back on some of the biggest developments in cardiology this year. Here is my list of the top 10 …


Why the Risk of Heart Attack Rises During Winter

You’ve probably heard that shoveling snow can up your risk of a heart attack. Yet falling temperatures can increase the odds you’ll have a heart …

Heart Attacks

3 keys to cutting heart failure risk

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 -- Middle-aged adults who've avoided obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes are far less likely than others to experience …


Hospitalizations for heart failure on the rise in U.S.

TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2016 -- More Americans are going to the hospital due to heart failure, a new study finds.<p>The good news is that the hospital stays …


New ‘smart bra’ will monitor women’s heart health

A startup out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is creating a wearable specifically aimed at better monitoring and understanding women’s …

Tech Industry

Pathophysiology and treatment of Cheyne-Stokes respiration

• Harrison TR,<br>• King CE,<br>• Calhoun JA,<br>• et al.<p>(1934) Congestive heart failure. Cheyne-Stokes respiration as the cause of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea at the …

Medical Journals

One Diet Change That Can Slash Your Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Eating more whole grains—and fewer white, refined ones—can lower diastolic blood pressure and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by almost …