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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.
Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

Study measures effect of ‘weight cycling’ on health outcomes in people with pre-existing heart disease

Study measures effect of ‘weight cycling’ on health outcomes in people with pre-existing heart disease

Multivitamin use not linked to risk of major cardiovascular disease events

Multivitamin use not linked to risk of major cardiovascular disease events

Young women smokers have highest risk of major heart attack than non-smoking peers, study shows

Young women smokers have highest risk of major heart attack than non-smoking peers, study shows

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

UK Medical announce range expansion of biopsy products to interventional products

UK Medical announce range expansion of biopsy products to interventional products

Five simple tests provide more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk

Five simple tests provide more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk

Research finds link between insomnia and increased risk of heart attack, stroke

Research finds link between insomnia and increased risk of heart attack, stroke

Single dose of siRNA molecule offers protection against heart attack and stroke in high-risk patients

Single dose of siRNA molecule offers protection against heart attack and stroke in high-risk patients

Rare ‘beneficial’ genetic mutations may provide clues to preventing heart attacks

Rare ‘beneficial’ genetic mutations may provide clues to preventing heart attacks

World's leading heart failure congress sets new record for abstract submissions

World's leading heart failure congress sets new record for abstract submissions

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

Transvenous lead extraction in low volume centre linked to doubled risk of death

Transvenous lead extraction in low volume centre linked to doubled risk of death

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Philips announces results from clinical studies comparing iFR- and FFR-guided strategy for assessment of heart disease

Philips announces results from clinical studies comparing iFR- and FFR-guided strategy for assessment of heart disease

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

New stenting tool found to be less painful and cheaper than current methods

New stenting tool found to be less painful and cheaper than current methods