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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.
Embryonic stem cells may hold the key to regenerating damaged heart muscle

Embryonic stem cells may hold the key to regenerating damaged heart muscle

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

PPD, Inc. has announced the launch of PPD Medical Device Division

PPD, Inc. has announced the launch of PPD Medical Device Division

Almost half of the heart failure outpatients given standard questionnaires scored as being depressed

Almost half of the heart failure outpatients given standard questionnaires scored as being depressed

Quarter of hospitals unlikely to comply safely with European Working Time Directive

Quarter of hospitals unlikely to comply safely with European Working Time Directive

Exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments

Exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments

Bypass surgery results in better five-year survival than balloon angioplasty and stent procedures

Bypass surgery results in better five-year survival than balloon angioplasty and stent procedures

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Transplant survival rates decreased significantly (43%) when patients had abnormal or diseased aortic valves before receiving an LVAD

Transplant survival rates decreased significantly (43%) when patients had abnormal or diseased aortic valves before receiving an LVAD

Common anemia drug may protect hearts of infants undergoing surgical repair of congenital defects

Common anemia drug may protect hearts of infants undergoing surgical repair of congenital defects

GE Introduces new imaging solution for diagnosing certain diseases

GE Introduces new imaging solution for diagnosing certain diseases

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

Study is first to see such changes in women without high blood pressure or other diseases

Study is first to see such changes in women without high blood pressure or other diseases

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Researchers find drug that may suppress genetic mutation using a novel screening approach

Researchers find drug that may suppress genetic mutation using a novel screening approach

Mercy Hospital opens new cardiovascular catheterization laboratory

Mercy Hospital opens new cardiovascular catheterization laboratory

Unique heart arrhythmia drug represents one of the first molecular-based therapies for heart failure

Unique heart arrhythmia drug represents one of the first molecular-based therapies for heart failure

Patients with coronary artery blockages can be treated safely using drug coated stents

Patients with coronary artery blockages can be treated safely using drug coated stents

Oral sildenafil improved exercise tolerance, cardiac output and quality of life in 22 patients with primary pulmonary hypertension

Oral sildenafil improved exercise tolerance, cardiac output and quality of life in 22 patients with primary pulmonary hypertension