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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.
Beta-blockers top choice for prevention and rate control for postoperative atrial fibrillation

Beta-blockers top choice for prevention and rate control for postoperative atrial fibrillation

Feeling depressed and fatigued does not increase a person's risk for cancer

Feeling depressed and fatigued does not increase a person's risk for cancer

Not enough women take part in heart drug trials

Not enough women take part in heart drug trials

Researchers find C-reactive protein differences, a predictor of heart disease among sexes, races

Researchers find C-reactive protein differences, a predictor of heart disease among sexes, races

New guidelines to help physicians treat and prevent heart attacks

New guidelines to help physicians treat and prevent heart attacks

Diagnostic imaging gets cardiovascular eye

Diagnostic imaging gets cardiovascular eye

Masked hypertension poses hidden hazard

Masked hypertension poses hidden hazard

Signs of atherosclerosis seen in apparently healthy young adults

Signs of atherosclerosis seen in apparently healthy young adults

Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify effectiveness of chemotherapy early in high-risk breast cancer patients

Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify effectiveness of chemotherapy early in high-risk breast cancer patients

Does aspirin work equally well for everyone?

Does aspirin work equally well for everyone?

Eplerenone shows benefit for patients with damaged hearts

Eplerenone shows benefit for patients with damaged hearts

Stress test has less effect on blood vessels when hormone cortisol is blocked

Stress test has less effect on blood vessels when hormone cortisol is blocked

Heart attack patients: shedding pounds reduces risks

Heart attack patients: shedding pounds reduces risks

Good quality of life for cardiogenic shock patients after emergency procedures

Good quality of life for cardiogenic shock patients after emergency procedures

Maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and a happy heart

Maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and a happy heart

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

Study compares four standard measures for heart failure treatment

Study compares four standard measures for heart failure treatment

Vasodilators first choice for some heart patients

Vasodilators first choice for some heart patients

Daclizumab effective at reducing organ rejection and risk of infection in heart transplant patients

Daclizumab effective at reducing organ rejection and risk of infection in heart transplant patients

British doctors question guidelines on blood pressure and cholesterol levels

British doctors question guidelines on blood pressure and cholesterol levels