European Heart Journal

The European Heart Journal is a twice-monthly peer-reviewed medical journal of cardiology published for the European Society of Cardiology by Oxford University Press.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
History
February 1980-present
Impact factor
9.800 (2009)

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Cardiology

IL-1 inhibitors may reduce radiation-induced vascular damage

Radiation therapy against cancer can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease much later in life, as the radiation causes chronic inflammation of the exposed blood vessels. In a new study published in the European Heart ...

Cardiology

50 percent of people do not know they have high blood pressure

A study involving scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has revealed 50 per cent of Australians living with high blood pressure do not realise they have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Improving the well-being of heart-failure patients

Many patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) are anxious of the shock delivered by the device to stop life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia or fibrillation. First, the electric shock in the chest can ...

Cardiology

Normalizing BP in elderly with hypertension may up mortality

(HealthDay)—Normalized blood pressure (BP) is associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality for older adults during hypertension treatment, with increased risk seen in octogenarians and those with previous cardiovascular ...

Cardiology

New research suggests not all trans fatty acids are bad for you

New evidence suggests that low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced, and may even be beneficial if they occur naturally in foods such ...

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