The ‘Detect, Protect and Perfect’ pathway initiatives aim to identify people with atrial fibrillation and move them on to effective and appropriate treatment. Professor Ahmet Fuat, GP and Honorary Professor of Primary Care Cardiology,…
The government has launched a new taskforce which aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, which accounts for up to 250,000 hospital admissions and around 140,000 deaths in England each year.
Women respond less well to treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD) and have worse clinical outcomes, according to new research.
The study, published in the European Heart Journal, found that there are complex interacting factors,…
The National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE) has updated its guidance to widen the pool of people that should be considered for statin therapy.
Short bursts of vigorous physical activity totalling 15 minutes across the week are associated with a reduced risk of death, according to new research.
People who have been infected with Covid-19 are at heightened risk of subsequent cardiovascular problems, particularly in the first 30 days following infection.
Drinking mild to moderate amounts of ground, instant or decaffeinated coffee may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to new research.
The risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots after Covid-19 infection lasts for at least 49 weeks and people with only mild or moderate disease are also affected, according to a new research.
Researchers have discovered a strict relationship between hot temperatures and weight loss in heart failure patients, an indicator that their condition is worsening.
Higher artificial sweetener consumption is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a large study published in The BMJ.
New research has found that consuming large amounts of ultra-processed food increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, colorectal cancer and death.
A large study has refuted claims that taking blood pressure medication in the evening is more beneficial than in the morning.
Getting a good night's sleep could help to preserve heart health and lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, finds new research.
Considerable delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension are having a 'tremendous' psychological, emotional, and social impact on patients and their families, according to new guidance announced at the European Society of…
Patients with acute cardiovascular conditions who take illegal drugs are nearly nine times more likely to die or experience life-threatening emergencies while in hospital compared to non-users, according to new research.