Cardiology News
  • NHS to pioneer cholesterol-busting jab

    Added On : 14th January 2020

    A twice-a-year injection that reduces bad cholesterol to protect the heart is to be pioneered by the NHS in England.

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  • Surgeons withdraw support for heart disease advice

    Added On : 12th December 2019

    European clinical guidelines on how to treat a major form of heart disease are under review following a BBC Newsnight investigation.

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  • Switch to vaping 'helps smokers' hearts'

    Added On : 19th November 2019

    Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, the largest trial of its kind shows.

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  • Inequalities in heart attack care 'costing women's lives'

    Added On : 2nd October 2019

    Women who suffer heart attacks are dying needlessly because they fail to recognise their symptoms and receive poorer care than men, says a British Heart Foundation report.

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  • AI may help to spot heart problems

    Added On : 4th August 2019

    A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence.

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  • Long working hours 'linked to stroke risk'

    Added On : 23rd June 2019

    Working long hours is linked to an increased risk of stroke, researchers say.

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  • 'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use

    Added On : 4th June 2019

    A "pumping" patch containing millions of living, beating stem cells could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to researchers.

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  • Heart scan 'could pick up signs of sudden death risk'

    Added On : 22nd May 2019

    Scientists say a new scan technique could identify people at risk of collapsing and dying suddenly from a hidden heart condition.

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  • Glucosamine supplements 'may cut heart risk'

    Added On : 16th May 2019

    Glucosamine supplements, better known as a remedy for joint pain, may lower a person's risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), research suggests.

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  • Even one drink a day increases stroke risk, study finds

    Added On : 7th April 2019

    Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective.

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