Cardiology

Novel necklace detects abnormal heart rhythm

An ingenious necklace which detects abnormal heart rhythm will be showcased for the first time on EHRA Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA warns about treating COVID-19 with unproven drugs

(HealthDay)—Malaria drugs touted by some as potential "game changers" against COVID-19 are actually too dangerous for general use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Americans on Friday.

Cardiology

How does COVID-19 affect the heart?

The effects of COVID-19 on the lungs are well-known. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more information is becoming available about the role the virus, called SARS-CoV-2, has on the heart. "Individuals with known cardiovascular ...

Genetics

Study homes in on possible cause of sudden cardiac deaths

By studying the sick hearts removed from four patients undergoing heart transplants, researchers have identified a protein and a signaling pathway that may contribute to sudden death in an inherited form of heart disease.

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