Robert M. Califf, FDA commissioner, future of cardiovascular medicine, JACC column
News | Business | September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 — Technology advances coupled with increased use of social media and personal devices could offer...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Results from a new study suggest that small molecules known as microRNAs may be part of the...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Findings from a small...

AMSSM, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, cardiovascular screening, athletes, position statement
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) last week released a new position...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 — A Saint Louis University researcher has received a grant to...

Prevencio, clinical and multi-protein test panel, obstructive coronary artery disease, data presentation, European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress
News | Blood Testing | September 08, 2016

September 8, 2016 — Prevencio Inc. announced that data on its new clinical and multi-protein panel to...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...

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...

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...

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