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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.
Lower rates of sudden death among women may be related to gender differences in heart arrhythmias

Lower rates of sudden death among women may be related to gender differences in heart arrhythmias

Researchers have recreated the ability of mammalian cells to self-organize

Researchers have recreated the ability of mammalian cells to self-organize

Cardiovascular disease is Europe's largest cause of death

Cardiovascular disease is Europe's largest cause of death

BMA to publish an A to Z of Doctors Making a Difference

BMA to publish an A to Z of Doctors Making a Difference

Improving blood pressure control of people 80 years and older

Improving blood pressure control of people 80 years and older

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Significant symptom relief reported in clinical trial patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Significant symptom relief reported in clinical trial patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Scottish hospitalisation for angina and chest pain has risen dramatically in the last decade

Scottish hospitalisation for angina and chest pain has risen dramatically in the last decade

New medical device indentifies abnormal heart rhythms called atrial fibrillation

New medical device indentifies abnormal heart rhythms called atrial fibrillation

Pacemaker-type device and medicines reduce hospital stays and death rates

Pacemaker-type device and medicines reduce hospital stays and death rates

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

Higher volume may not guarantee higher quality angioplasty and stenting

Higher volume may not guarantee higher quality angioplasty and stenting

High levels of troponin I (TNI) protein in the blood helps identify possible heart damage after cancer treatment

High levels of troponin I (TNI) protein in the blood helps identify possible heart damage after cancer treatment

Study finds greater weight loss among the low-carbohydrate dieters than high-carbohydrate dieters

Study finds greater weight loss among the low-carbohydrate dieters than high-carbohydrate dieters

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease