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, a...
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News | Stethoscopes | December 30, 2019
December 30, 2019 — Eko, a digital health company with an AI-powered cardiac screening platform, announced the second...
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 European Society of Cardiology (ESC)...
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-based...
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News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019 — In their latest report, “Cardiovascular Disease 2020-2030: Trends, Technologies & Outlook”...
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News | ECG | December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 — Cardiologs, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) cardiology diagnostics, announced today...
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News | AHA | November 22, 2019
November 22, 2019 — Artificial intelligence can examine electrocardiogram (ECG) test results, a common medical test, to...
 EKO digital stethoscopes
News | AHA | November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019 — At the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019, Eko, a digital health company applying...
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 of...
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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 stroke, and...
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...
E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful to Heart Health Than Tobacco.

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News | AHA | November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 — A new study from researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that electronic...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | November 07, 2019
Piotr J. Slomka, Ph.D., FACC, research scientist in the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Department 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...