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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.
Study reveals inaccuracy of exercise test that could lead to unnecessary open heart surgeries

Study reveals inaccuracy of exercise test that could lead to unnecessary open heart surgeries

Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins

Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins

New image-guided therapy system to aid clinicians in a variety of procedures developed by Philips

New image-guided therapy system to aid clinicians in a variety of procedures developed by Philips

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Ground-breaking research sheds light on accuracy, cost-efficiency of routine cardiac screening in athletes

Ground-breaking research sheds light on accuracy, cost-efficiency of routine cardiac screening in athletes

New study shows ways to improve patient care and reduce costs linked to coronary angioplasty

New study shows ways to improve patient care and reduce costs linked to coronary angioplasty

Study could help doctors to better predict development of cardiovascular disease at earlier stage

Study could help doctors to better predict development of cardiovascular disease at earlier stage

Transradial, same-day PCIs could save $300 million each year, research shows

Transradial, same-day PCIs could save $300 million each year, research shows

Researchers create novel model that reveals cellular, molecular events driving leukemia progression

Researchers create novel model that reveals cellular, molecular events driving leukemia progression

WHO’s Global Hearts initiative focuses on reducing heart disease worldwide

WHO’s Global Hearts initiative focuses on reducing heart disease worldwide

New technique during coronary bypass surgery shows reduction in problematic scar tissue growth

New technique during coronary bypass surgery shows reduction in problematic scar tissue growth

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

New online tool can help clinicians quantify minimal risk in patients with stable chest pain

New online tool can help clinicians quantify minimal risk in patients with stable chest pain

Scientists discover population of progenitor cells linked to formation of heart’s ventricular chambers

Scientists discover population of progenitor cells linked to formation of heart’s ventricular chambers

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator devices released by Boston Scientific

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator devices released by Boston Scientific

New ‘MAGIC algorithm’ can predict transplant patient’s risk of developing graft-versus-host disease

New ‘MAGIC algorithm’ can predict transplant patient’s risk of developing graft-versus-host disease

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

Researchers discover function of olfactory receptors in human heart muscle

Researchers discover function of olfactory receptors in human heart muscle

Number of children may be new risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in both parents

Number of children may be new risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in both parents

Habitual e-cigarette use may be linked to long-term cardiac risks, study finds

Habitual e-cigarette use may be linked to long-term cardiac risks, study finds