Cardiology

Genetic testing key to understanding sudden cardiac arrest

A Waikato Hospital cardiologist has taken the lead in publishing an international and world-first best practice blueprint for investigating Sudden Unexplained Death (SUD) and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). It has been published ...

Cardiology

Study reveals nutrients used by normal and failing hearts

A team led by scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has produced a detailed picture of fuel and nutrient use by the human heart. The study, published this week in Science, was the ...

Cardiology

COVID-19 could threaten patients' hearts

It has been months since the coronavirus pandemic gripped the nation, leaving more than 200,000 people dead—a number that continues to climb. Meanwhile, we are learning more about the virus and its unusual presentation, ...

Cardiology

Ischemic heart disease is major health burden worldwide

(HealthDay)—A total of 126.5 million people lived with ischemic heart disease (IHD) globally in 2017, with 10.6 million new cases occurring, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the European Heart Journal: Quality ...

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