Cardiology

New light on association between diabetes and heart valve disease

Individuals with diabetes display a substantially increased risk of disease in left-sided heart valves compared to controls without diabetes, a comprehensive register study at the University of Gothenburg shows. The statistical ...

Cardiology

ACC, AHA, HFSA issue heart failure guideline

A new joint guideline published today from the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Failure Society of America, increases the focus on preventing heart failure (HF) in people who are ...

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

What happens when babies with heart defects become adults?

More than 90% of babies born with heart defects survive into adulthood. As a result, there are now more adults living with congenital heart disease than children. These adults have a chronic, lifelong condition and the European ...

Health

Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care

When seeking critical medical care, minutes count—especially when dealing with cases of suspected heart attack or stroke. Yet many patients in need of emergency care have delayed or avoided a trip to the hospital fearing ...

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