Cardiology

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.
What is Cardiology?

The term cardiology is derived from the Greek words “cardia,” which refers to the heart and “logy” meaning “study of.” Cardiology is a branch of medicine that concerns diseases and disorders of the heart, which may range from congenital defects through to acquired heart diseases such as coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure.

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Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Cardiovascular deaths unrelated to COVID-19 increased during the pandemic, study finds

Cardiovascular deaths unrelated to COVID-19 increased during the pandemic, study finds

Clinicians at leading cardiac center report burnout and high levels of distress

Clinicians at leading cardiac center report burnout and high levels of distress

Study could help develop new oral drugs for treating muscular dystrophy, heart failure

Study could help develop new oral drugs for treating muscular dystrophy, heart failure

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Indirect effects of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiovascular disease patients and care

Indirect effects of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiovascular disease patients and care

Patients with heart failure should take more precautions against COVID-19

Patients with heart failure should take more precautions against COVID-19

Statins may protect the heart from damaging side-effects of early breast cancer treatment

Statins may protect the heart from damaging side-effects of early breast cancer treatment

A paper-based sensor for detecting COVID-19

A paper-based sensor for detecting COVID-19

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

Study finds treatment disparities for men and women with chest pain

Study finds treatment disparities for men and women with chest pain

Researchers test effects of full doses of anticoagulants in COVID-19 patients

Researchers test effects of full doses of anticoagulants in COVID-19 patients

A hand-held device that measures aerosols could help prevent spread of COVID-19

A hand-held device that measures aerosols could help prevent spread of COVID-19

Nocturnal respiratory rate of heart patients can help predict the success of ICD treatment

Nocturnal respiratory rate of heart patients can help predict the success of ICD treatment

Inter-arm blood pressure difference linked to greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Inter-arm blood pressure difference linked to greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Study: Women remain at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after a heart attack

Study: Women remain at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after a heart attack

Stairs test can help assess heart health

Stairs test can help assess heart health

High-intensity workouts improve heart function, increase work capacity

High-intensity workouts improve heart function, increase work capacity

Researchers deploy new framework for eliminating defects in health care value

Researchers deploy new framework for eliminating defects in health care value

Skin may help to predict future heart problems

Skin may help to predict future heart problems