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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.
Health systems must reimburse digital health to cope with chronic disease

Health systems must reimburse digital health to cope with chronic disease

Study: Lack of physician guidance and fear of side effects are reasons for refusing statins

Study: Lack of physician guidance and fear of side effects are reasons for refusing statins

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

Treatment at low-scoring hospitals may increase risk for repeat heart attack and death

Treatment at low-scoring hospitals may increase risk for repeat heart attack and death

Early treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis may be better than watch-and-wait approach

Early treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis may be better than watch-and-wait approach

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Toilet seat heart monitoring system

Toilet seat heart monitoring system

Itamar Medical launches next-generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea testing

Itamar Medical launches next-generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea testing

World's leading source of data on diagnosis, treatments for aortic dissection

World's leading source of data on diagnosis, treatments for aortic dissection

Apple watch could detect irregular heart beat says study

Apple watch could detect irregular heart beat says study

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

Framingham cardiovascular risk prediction model from the 1990s still gives the best results

Framingham cardiovascular risk prediction model from the 1990s still gives the best results

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Study shows ticagrelor is equally safe and effective as clopidogrel after heart attack

Study shows ticagrelor is equally safe and effective as clopidogrel after heart attack

Study: Radial or femoral approaches for PCI are equal in terms of survival in heart attack patients

Study: Radial or femoral approaches for PCI are equal in terms of survival in heart attack patients

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients

Study sheds light on the optimal timing of coronary angiography in NSTEMI patients

Radial and femoral approach for PCI achieve similar results in terms of survival

Radial and femoral approach for PCI achieve similar results in terms of survival

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Study indicates the benefits of stopping aspirin in heart attack patients

Study indicates the benefits of stopping aspirin in heart attack patients

Two-drug combinations containing calcium channel blocker significantly lowers BP

Two-drug combinations containing calcium channel blocker significantly lowers BP