aortic dissection, family history, same age, clinical study, John A. Elefteriades, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
News | Structural Heart | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — People with a family member who had an...
Mayo Clinic, blood test, heart attack risk, plasma ceramides
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Mayo Clinic has launched a new type of...
Apollo astronauts, cardiovascular death, FSU study, Florida State University, cosmic radiation

International Space Station image courtesy of NASA

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing...
News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — A new study of more than 13,000 people has found that so-called morbid obesity appears to stand alone...
TAILOR-PCI study, antiplatelet medication, genotype, NHLBI grant
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto, and at Mayo Clinic are leading the Tailored...
Blood flow fluid dynamics, impact of sheer stresses in blood vessels

An example of blood flow fluid dynamics showing sheer stresses on the vessel wall. Image courtesy of the British Heart Foundation. It is beleived sheer stress and fluid dynamics inside vessles play a role in vascular disease.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016 — New research from a fluid mechanics team in Greece reveals how blood flow dynamics within blood...
regular exercise, heart enlargement, heart disease misdiagnosis, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre study

People who exercise regularly may develop hearts that are larger (right), with thicker muscle and bigger chambers, than those who are more sedentary (left). Image courtesy of MRC Clinical Sciences Centre.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016 — Scientists have shown that people who exercise for even a few hours each week can enlarge their...
News | Genetic Testing | July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016 — A new study has identified a genetic error that weakens the aorta, placing patients with this and...
heart failure, after first heart attack, cancer risk, JACC study
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016 — People who develop heart failure after their first heart attack have a...
Dictum Health, telehealth study, IDM100 tablet, neonate cardiology, in-home monitoring
Technology | Telecardiology | July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016 — Dictum Health Inc. announced the launch of a post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approval...
SunTech Medical, SunTech CT40 sot-check vital signs device, FDA approval
Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016 — Blood pressure technology company SunTech Medical received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Alere, INRatio PT/INR Monitor, voluntary recall, FDA
News | Blood Testing | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — Following a collaborative process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Alere Inc. will be...
anabolic steroid abuse, ARVC, arrhythmia, stroke, British Cardiovascular Society conference
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 01, 2016
July 1, 2016 — Research has already shown that taking anabolic steroids is associated with high blood pressure and an...
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016 — Measuring antibody levels in the blood could be used to...
Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator, WEARIT-II Registry results, CardioStim EuroPace 2016
News | Defibrillator Monitors | June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that patients experience a high one-year survival rate following use of...
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