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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.
Causes and treatment of acute heart failure vary by region, registry shows

Causes and treatment of acute heart failure vary by region, registry shows

Research suggests link between faulty gene, alcohol, and heart failure

Research suggests link between faulty gene, alcohol, and heart failure

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

Doctors call on health authorities for permission to provide stroke patients with life-saving treatment

Doctors call on health authorities for permission to provide stroke patients with life-saving treatment

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

Researchers discover new gene locations that determine heart’s response to exercise

Researchers discover new gene locations that determine heart’s response to exercise

Increasing physical activity over six years associated with decreased heart failure risk

Increasing physical activity over six years associated with decreased heart failure risk

Depression screening should be at the forefront of CAD treatment, say researchers

Depression screening should be at the forefront of CAD treatment, say researchers

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Heart failure severity could vary based on the body's nitric oxide levels

Heart failure severity could vary based on the body's nitric oxide levels

ICON and DuPage Medical Group announce clinical research partnership

ICON and DuPage Medical Group announce clinical research partnership

Adding chemotherapy to treatment regimen can give children with PVS a chance to grow up

Adding chemotherapy to treatment regimen can give children with PVS a chance to grow up

Study validates accuracy of smart watches in measuring rapid heart rate

Study validates accuracy of smart watches in measuring rapid heart rate

Biosense Webster enrolls and treats first patient in QDOT AF study

Biosense Webster enrolls and treats first patient in QDOT AF study

Survey reveals how PCI public reporting affects physicians' treatment decisions

Survey reveals how PCI public reporting affects physicians' treatment decisions

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

Expert provides tips to help nurses cope with night shifts and fatigue

Expert provides tips to help nurses cope with night shifts and fatigue

Five facts to help teens make informed decisions about vaping

Five facts to help teens make informed decisions about vaping

New studies assess benefits and costs of applying intensive blood pressure targets in clinical practice

New studies assess benefits and costs of applying intensive blood pressure targets in clinical practice

UIC scientists discover way to generate heart cells for research on causes of AFib

UIC scientists discover way to generate heart cells for research on causes of AFib