Cardiac Diagnostics

This channel includes news, videos, podcasts and other content on new technology innovations for cardiac diagnostic systems and techniques. This includes laboratory testing, blood tests including troponin testing, electrocardiogram (ECG) systems, point of care testing systems, genetic testing, cardiac patient monitoring devices including wearable sensors, and studies showing new ways to diagnose heart diseases.

This image shows the cardiac muscle fibers of a fruit fly under magnification. Iowa State University researchers have found a way to restore the strength and regularity of cardiac muscles in aging fruit flies. Photo by Hua Bai, Iowa State University.

This image shows the cardiac muscle fibers of a fruit fly under magnification. Iowa State University researchers have found a way to restore the strength and regularity of cardiac muscles in aging fruit flies. Photo by Hua Bai, Iowa State University.

News | Pharmaceuticals | January 09, 2020

January 9, 2020 – Researchers may have discovered a way to turn back the clock on aging heart muscles in fruit flies...

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News | Stethoscopes | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Eko, a digital health company with an AI-powered...

Top Cardiology New in 2019 From the European Society of Cardioloigy (ESC)
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | December 23, 2019

Environmental and lifestyle issues were popular this year, with pick up from both...

Developed by Eko, a digital health company applying artificial intelligence (AI) in heart disease, the algorithm analyzes 15 seconds of ECG data collected from the Eko Duo digital stethoscope. The data can be collected during a physical exam and helps identify reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), a measure commonly used to diagnose patients with heart failure.
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough status for a novel ECG-...

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News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 18, 2019

December 18, 2019 — In their latest report, “...

Cardiologs
News | ECG | December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019 — Cardiologs, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI...

The Cordella Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor System for Heart failure. #AHA19 #AHA
News | Heart Failure | November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 — Endotronix, a digital health and medical technology company dedicated to advancing the treatment...

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News | AHA | November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 — Ultra-processed foods, which account for more than half of an average American’s daily calories...

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News | AHA | November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 — Frequent cannabis (marijuana) use among young people was linked to an increased risk of...

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff 

Feature | AHA | November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 — After 12 years of collecting data, the results of the landmark ISCHEMIA (International Study of...

FDA Warns Troponin Tests Impacted by Biotin Dietary Supplement
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

November 5, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating its November 2017 safety communication to...

AliveCor's KardiaMobile six-lead ECG system that works on smartphone platforms. It was cleared in 2019 and includes artificial intelligence algorithms to help identify arrhythmias.

AliveCor's KardiaMobile six-lead ECG system that works on smartphone platforms. It was cleared in 2019 and includes artificial intelligence algorithms to help identify arrhythmias. 

News | Wearables | October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019 — AliveCor, a provider of smartphone based ECG technology and Huami Corp., a provider of biometric...

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