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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.
Treating clogged arteries after heart attack improves outcomes, helps avoid subsequent procedures

Treating clogged arteries after heart attack improves outcomes, helps avoid subsequent procedures

New iFR technique for assessing clogged arteries reduces discomfort and adverse events

New iFR technique for assessing clogged arteries reduces discomfort and adverse events

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

Online behavioral intervention reduces systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg, study finds

Online behavioral intervention reduces systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg, study finds

Low-risk atrial fibrillation patients fare better without antithrombotic therapy, study finds

Low-risk atrial fibrillation patients fare better without antithrombotic therapy, study finds

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

High levels of two biomarkers can predict risk for adverse cardiac events, research suggests

High levels of two biomarkers can predict risk for adverse cardiac events, research suggests

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

New class of cholesterol-lowering drug alongside statins can reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases

New class of cholesterol-lowering drug alongside statins can reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

The Sohn Conference Foundation funds research to advance understanding of how pediatric cancer metastasizes

The Sohn Conference Foundation funds research to advance understanding of how pediatric cancer metastasizes

Frequent interactions with family members can impact age of autism diagnosis, research reveals

Frequent interactions with family members can impact age of autism diagnosis, research reveals

Over-the-counter NSAIDs linked to elevated risk of cardiac arrest, study finds

Over-the-counter NSAIDs linked to elevated risk of cardiac arrest, study finds

Study finds depression to be strongest predictor of death following heart disease diagnosis

Study finds depression to be strongest predictor of death following heart disease diagnosis

ACC releases updated appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization in SIHD patients

ACC releases updated appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization in SIHD patients

New test measures blood concentrations of plasma ceramides to predict risk for heart attacks, strokes

New test measures blood concentrations of plasma ceramides to predict risk for heart attacks, strokes

Zika virus may also cause serious cardiovascular complications, research shows

Zika virus may also cause serious cardiovascular complications, research shows

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Implantable cardiac monitors reveal abnormalities in healthy mountaineers at high altitudes

Implantable cardiac monitors reveal abnormalities in healthy mountaineers at high altitudes