Cardiology

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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Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease

Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease

AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

AI-based approach may allow EKGs to be used for detecting hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

New compendium on cardiomyopathies

New compendium on cardiomyopathies

Plant-based diets improve heart health via the gut microbiome

Plant-based diets improve heart health via the gut microbiome

Guideline-recommended diuretic linked to more side effects than similar antihypertensive drug

Guideline-recommended diuretic linked to more side effects than similar antihypertensive drug

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

New book focuses on heart failure in pediatric patients

New book focuses on heart failure in pediatric patients

Most vulnerable patients are not reimbursed fairly by Medicare, research finds

Most vulnerable patients are not reimbursed fairly by Medicare, research finds

Common drug could mitigate risk of 'a broken heart' during bereavement

Common drug could mitigate risk of 'a broken heart' during bereavement

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2020 will highlight novel research on recovery from heart emergencies

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2020 will highlight novel research on recovery from heart emergencies

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Guideline-directed treatment is as effective as invasive procedures in patients with stable CAD

Guideline-directed treatment is as effective as invasive procedures in patients with stable CAD

Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app helps patients with binge eating disorders

Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app helps patients with binge eating disorders

Women’s Heart Fund announces launch of ‘Community Conversations with the CDI’

Women’s Heart Fund announces launch of ‘Community Conversations with the CDI’

Research identifies link between chronic kidney disease and heart failure

Research identifies link between chronic kidney disease and heart failure

As VA tests keto diet to help diabetic patients, skeptics raise red flags

As VA tests keto diet to help diabetic patients, skeptics raise red flags

High-income and low-income countries have major differences in CHD prevalence, mortality

High-income and low-income countries have major differences in CHD prevalence, mortality

MCG scan shows promise in evaluating chest pain for acute coronary artery syndrome

MCG scan shows promise in evaluating chest pain for acute coronary artery syndrome