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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: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Hidden reports masked the scope of widespread harm from faulty heart device

Hidden reports masked the scope of widespread harm from faulty heart device

Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of heart disorders

Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of heart disorders

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Study aims to optimize device implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and stroke risk

Study aims to optimize device implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and stroke risk

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

New therapy to re-engage the heart's natural electrical pathways offers more treatment options

New therapy to re-engage the heart's natural electrical pathways offers more treatment options

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

Survey reports large discrepancy in patient’s knowledge of cardiac implantable electronic devices

Survey reports large discrepancy in patient’s knowledge of cardiac implantable electronic devices

Practical clinical applications of cardiac FFR-CT analysis

Practical clinical applications of cardiac FFR-CT analysis

Research discusses areas pertaining to training cardiology fellows in multimodality imaging

Research discusses areas pertaining to training cardiology fellows in multimodality imaging

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

Using 3D-printed models to improve cardiovascular care

Using 3D-printed models to improve cardiovascular care