News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | December 23, 2019

Top Cardiology News in 2019 From the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

ESC press releases that made the most headlines

Top Cardiology New in 2019 From the European Society of Cardioloigy (ESC)

Environmental and lifestyle issues were popular this year, with pick up from both European Society of Cardiology (ESC) journals and congresses. Here is a list of the top 10 ESC stories that generated the most media coverage worldwide:

1.    Air pollution causes 800,000 extra deaths a year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide: 1,650 clippings (European Heart Journal)
2.    Bed time is the best time to take blood pressure medication: 1,404 clippings (European Heart Journal)
3.    Brush your teeth to protect the heart: 750 clippings (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology)
4.    Fathers-to-be should avoid alcohol six months before conception: 513 clippings (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology)
5.    Eating nuts linked with lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke: 351 clippings (ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology)
6.    Ability to lift weights quickly can mean a longer life: 498 clippings (EuroPrevent 2019)
7.    Late dinner and no breakfast is a killer combination: 467 clippings (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology)
8.    Move more to live longer: 436 clippings (EuroPrevent 2019)
9.    Women call ambulance for husbands with heart attacks but not for themselves: 386 clippings (Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019)
10.  Fathers-to-be: Smoking could harm your baby: 239 clippings (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology)

Check out all 2019 ESC press releases here.

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