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Meta-analysis reveals cardiovascular benefits of breastfeeding

An insightful new meta-analysis has indicated a range of cardiovascular benefits of breastfeeding, potentially safeguarding new mothers from various health conditions. The novel research discovered...
Nearly one in five patients with heart disease use psychotropic drugs

Nearly one in five patients with heart disease use psychotropic drugs

Antidepressants and other psychotropic drugs are associated with an almost doubled risk of premature death in patients with heart conditions. Psychotropic drugs treat mental health...
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Cognitive decline from cardiovascular conditions more severe in women

Groundbreaking research suggests that cognitive decline caused by a range of cardiovascular conditions may be worse in women than men. The study, pioneered by experts...

Amarin: Changing the landscape of residual cardiovascular disease risk

World-leading pioneers of the pharmaceutical industry, Amarin Corporation, comprehensively explore the ever-evolving landscape of cardiovascular disease, analysing the current challenges facing mitigating the impacts...
atrial fibrillation

Mitigating the impacts of atrial fibrillation on health services and patients

Dirk Ghadamgahi, MD, Head of Medical Affairs Europe, Middle East and Africa at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, outlines how improved access to treatment...
CVD

CVD management: Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Hugo Katus and Ms Christina Dimopoulou of the European Society of Cardiology discuss the key challenges in cardiovascular disease prevention and care. Cardiovascular disease...
statin drugs

Statin drugs discovered to lower deaths from COVID-19

A novel investigation has elucidated that commonly used statin drugs potentially reduce the risk of death from COVID-19. The research, conducted by experts from the...
heart health

Risk of type 2 diabetes reduced by excellent heart health

A novel study has indicated that middle-aged adults with good heart health are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime, a...
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AI identifies heart failure patients best suited to beta-blocker treatment

A new AI-based approach could help to quickly and easily identify the best treatment options for heart failure patients. Researchers from the University of Birmingham...
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Mobiles and smartwatches can disrupt pacemakers and defibrillators

Some models of smartphones and smartwatches can interfere with the workings of pacemakers and defibrillators, new research has found. A study by investigators affiliated with...
heart-problems

Night shift work linked to increased risk of heart problems

A recent study has suggested that working night shifts is associated with an increased risk of developing heart problems. According to research published in the...
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Early education and employment experiences impact cardiovascular health

Education and employment experiences in early adulthood contribute to cardiovascular health inequalities in later life, new research has shown. Researchers from the University of Cambridge,...
Sleep apnoea in heart disease patients underrecognised and undertreated

Sleep apnoea in heart disease patients underrecognised and undertreated

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs in 40% to 80% of people with cardiovascular disease, however, new research has shown that it is often underrecognised and...
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New treatment improves mental health of cardiac patients

A new mental health treatment can significantly improve symptoms of anxiety and depression in heart disease patients, research has found. A recent study, led by...
Project to use smart technology to detect heart problems

Project to use smart technology to detect heart problems

A new project has received a research grant to explore the efficacy of smart technology devices in detecting heart rhythm problems. The Oxford University Hospitals...
Predicting cardiovascular risk with Artificial Intelligence

Predicting cardiovascular risk with Artificial Intelligence

An automated Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm is using deep learning to predict damaging cardiovascular events such as heart attacks. Using CT imaging scans, the AI...
Breakthrough to target care for deadly hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Breakthrough to target care for deadly hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery of new genetic faults in patients living with the deadly heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) which could help...
Could a healthy heart help to prevent dementia?

Could a healthy heart help to prevent dementia?

New research suggests that a health heart earlier in life can help to prevent or delay dementia later in life. A team of researchers at...
Cardiac surgery survival inequalities between private and NHS patients

Cardiac surgery survival inequalities between private and NHS patients

A new study has revealed that private medical patients are 20% less likely to die or develop complications following surgery than NHS patients. The study,...
World Heart Day: preventing heart disease is vital

World Heart Day: preventing heart disease is vital

Today (29 September) marks World Heart Day, and new findings from the European Society of Cardiology shows that preventing heart disease could save billions...

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