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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EHRA 2020: Latest practice-changing research in heart rhythm disorders

EHRA 2020: Latest practice-changing research in heart rhythm disorders

Extreme endurance exercise can increase risk of cardiovascular events

Extreme endurance exercise can increase risk of cardiovascular events

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Simple blood test could help identify cardiovascular aging and heart disease risk

Simple blood test could help identify cardiovascular aging and heart disease risk

Stroke risk and food – large European study says what to eat and what to avoid

Stroke risk and food – large European study says what to eat and what to avoid

Different foods linked to different types of stroke, study finds

Different foods linked to different types of stroke, study finds

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Study shows feasibility of using a robot to treat brain aneurysms

Study shows feasibility of using a robot to treat brain aneurysms

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Study highlights the need to promote fair, standardized measurement of cardiovascular care quality

Study highlights the need to promote fair, standardized measurement of cardiovascular care quality

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

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