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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Shift working hours out of sync with body clock linked to greater cardiovascular risk

Shift working hours out of sync with body clock linked to greater cardiovascular risk

Greater intake of red and processed meat associated with worse heart function, finds study

Greater intake of red and processed meat associated with worse heart function, finds study

Abbott’s XIENCE™ Stent Receives European Approval for One-Month Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy (DAPT) for High Bleeding Risk Patients

Abbott’s XIENCE™ Stent Receives European Approval for One-Month Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy (DAPT) for High Bleeding Risk Patients

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

New research could change how doctors treat some patients with high blood pressure

New research could change how doctors treat some patients with high blood pressure

Experts review new studies  on cardiovascular effects of cigarette smoking versus electronic cigarettes

Experts review new studies on cardiovascular effects of cigarette smoking versus electronic cigarettes

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

UHN performed first double-lung transplant after COVID-19 in Canada

UHN performed first double-lung transplant after COVID-19 in Canada

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Hopkins Medicine endocrinologist publishes first clinical practice review on diabetes management

Hopkins Medicine endocrinologist publishes first clinical practice review on diabetes management

Expert calls for swift action to avoid chronic health conditions caused by COVID-19

Expert calls for swift action to avoid chronic health conditions caused by COVID-19

Research points to 'digital shifts' in cardiovascular care amid COVID-19 pandemic

Research points to 'digital shifts' in cardiovascular care amid COVID-19 pandemic

What Covid means for the athlete’s heart

What Covid means for the athlete’s heart

Accounting for social risk factors can have meaningful impact on healthcare quality measures

Accounting for social risk factors can have meaningful impact on healthcare quality measures

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease

American College of Cardiology offers new EP Device Implant Registry

American College of Cardiology offers new EP Device Implant Registry

Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

Study identifies new cardiometabolic factors linked to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study identifies new cardiometabolic factors linked to SARS-CoV-2 infection