Cardiology

Can damaged hearts heal themselves?

New research has found measuring a protein that forms to create new blood vessels after a heart attack or unstable angina, and determining the protein's genetics, could potentially help to predict long-term survival, specifically ...

Cardiology

It's never too late to get active

A study in more than 30,000 heart patients shows that becoming active later in life can be nearly as beneficial to survival as continued activity. The research is presented at ESC Congress 2021.

Cardiology

European valvular heart disease guidelines published today

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease are published online today in European Heart Journal.

Cardiology

Chewing gum after heart surgery may help relieve gut problems

Chewing gum after heart surgery may kickstart the digestive tract, helping patients feel better and potentially be discharged sooner than those who don't use this generally safe and simple intervention, according to research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More COVID-19 shots, studies offer hope for US schools

Officials offered new hope for the safety of U.S. schoolchildren threatened by COVID-19 on Friday as Gulf Coast hospitals already full of unvaccinated patients braced for the nightmare scenario of a major hurricane causing ...

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