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Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The field is commonly divided in the branches of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

New PET-CT scan can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis more accurately than traditional tests

New PET-CT scan can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis more accurately than traditional tests

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Child-oriented nutritional intervention contributes advantageously to parents’ diets

Child-oriented nutritional intervention contributes advantageously to parents’ diets

University of Birmingham joins €19 million project to develop better treatments for heart disease

University of Birmingham joins €19 million project to develop better treatments for heart disease

Mechanical heart valves lead to fewer infections than biological prosthesis

Mechanical heart valves lead to fewer infections than biological prosthesis

Working for many hours each day can increase risk of heart problems

Working for many hours each day can increase risk of heart problems

Mount Sinai Health System honored with 2017 Most Wired award

Mount Sinai Health System honored with 2017 Most Wired award

New partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

New partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

Older adults receive more caregiver support at the end of life

Older adults receive more caregiver support at the end of life

Analysis compares rates, costs of hospital readmissions across all ages and insurance types

Analysis compares rates, costs of hospital readmissions across all ages and insurance types

Around-the-clock physician care helps improve cardiac ICU outcomes

Around-the-clock physician care helps improve cardiac ICU outcomes

Benefit of ICDs may be uncertain with cumulative use of effective medications, study shows

Benefit of ICDs may be uncertain with cumulative use of effective medications, study shows

New single probe method provides PCR-free detection of microRNA linked to liver toxicity

New single probe method provides PCR-free detection of microRNA linked to liver toxicity

Shingles raises the risk for heart attack and stroke

Shingles raises the risk for heart attack and stroke

Proton pump inhibitors linked to increased death risk

Proton pump inhibitors linked to increased death risk

Study reveals link between higher BMI and increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases

Study reveals link between higher BMI and increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Natural coloring agent found in vegetables could suppress inflammation, study finds

Researchers uncover novel mechanism of beta-blockers in preventing progression of heart failure

Researchers uncover novel mechanism of beta-blockers in preventing progression of heart failure

Using quantum imaging to rule out cardiac conditions

Using quantum imaging to rule out cardiac conditions