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Study finds that drinking coffee does not cause cardiac arrhythmias

A new study by the University of California, San Francisco, has found no evidence that moderate coffee consumption can cause cardiac arrhythmia.
gender and healthcare

How AI is levelling the playing field when it comes to gender and healthcare

Charles Taylor, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at HeartFlow, explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to fix the gender disparities in healthcare.
global cardiovascular deaths, IHD

Over half of global cardiovascular deaths happen in Asia

Over half of global cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths in 2019 happened in Asia - now, scientists are drawing attention to rapidly climbing figures, as heart issues continue to be a risk factor for severe COVID.
Department of Civil Engineering

A Different View of Cardiovascular Hæmodynamics

Dr Nigel Shrive and Dr John Tyberg discuss their work on cardiovascular hæmodynamics and their experiences in the field of cardiac sciences.
heart damage

Mild COVID-19 infection is unlikely to cause permanent heart damage

According to a new study by researchers at UCL, mild COVID-19 infection is highly unlikely to cause lasting heart damage.
diagnose heart attacks, blood test

Scientists work on blood test to diagnose heart attacks

Scientists are creating a blood test that can quickly diagnose heart attacks - by looking for the "unique fingerprint" of a heart attack.
chronic disease prevention

Innovation in chronic disease prevention 

Dr Eugene Durenard, CEO of Hyperbolic Holdings GmbH discusses promising emerging technologies in the field of early detection and prevention of major chronic diseases.
lower your cholesterol levels

How to naturally lower your cholesterol levels

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
living with obesity, cardiovascular

45% of people living with obesity have healthy blood pressure

Scientists have discovered that up to 45% of people living with obesity have healthy blood pressure, glucose and lipid levels - protecting them from the risk of cardiovascular disease.
heart transplant

Adaptation after heart transplantation: A framework for the future

Anna Forsberg, Professor of Transplant Nursing at Lund University and Chair of the ETAHP Committee at the ESOT, explores a key area of development in heart transplant nursing as part of the build-up to ESOT Congress 2021.
cardiac diagnosis, AF

A new era in cardiac diagnosis

Justin Hall, GM and VP EMEA, iRhythm Technologies, explores how modern technology is helping to diagnose Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
breast cancer chemotherapy, cholesterol

Ordinary drug could prevent heart damage from breast cancer chemotherapy

Damaged heart muscle is a tragic possibility for patients of breast cancer chemotherapy - but thanks to Dr Husam Abdel-Qadir, there may now be a way to stop it.
mamallian dive response, death

The Elephant in the Water: The mammalian dive response and sudden death

Frank F Vincenzi, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, tells us about the mammalian dive response (MDR), drawing on the case of the woman who developed a fatal heart rhythm while SCUBA diving.
heart attack risk, diabetes

Research finds that women experience increased heart attack risk

According to the American Heart Association, women face a stronger heart attack risk than men - they are 20% more likely to develop heart failure, and to die.
salt reduction

Salt: The forgotten pandemic

Mhairi Brown, Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Action on Salt, stresses the need for Public Health England to implement a strict and ambitious salt reduction policy.
Open Access Government October

Open Access Government October 2020

The October 2020 edition of Open Access Government speaks about global government policy issues, such as health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, international development, environment, energy and equality.
treatments for heart failure,

Innovative treatments for heart failure

Prof Dr Joost Sluijter, Professor, Cellular and Translational Cardiology at University Medical Center Utrecht shares an in-depth perspective on the needs for innovative treatments for heart failure.
cardiorespiratory health

Continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health

The importance of continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health, including adding value to pivotal clinical trials.
heart disease

Heart disease: The collateral damage of COVID-19

Professor Lina Badimon and Elisabetta Zanon from the European Society of Cardiology provide their thoughts on understanding and addressing the impact of COVID-19 on heart disease.
risk of heart disease

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome at risk of heart disease

A new study has found that young women in their 30s and 40s with polycystic ovary syndrome have a raised risk of heart disease.

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