Male general practitioners more likely to consider heart disease a “man’s issue”
June 22, 2016
Male GPs less likely to assess cardiovascular risk in female patients
Late breaking research showcased for first time at basic cardiovascular science congress
June 20, 2016
Late breaking science sessions will be held for the first time at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016. The meeting is organised by the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in collaboration with 13 European cardiovascular science societies. It takes place 8 to 10 July at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Florence, Italy.
ESC Congress 2016 Press Schedule Announced Today
June 17, 2016
The press schedule for ESC Congress 2016 is announced today
Journalists are invited to attend six hot line session press conferences and four press conferences with the themes.
How much you weigh as a teenager is linked to your risk of heart failure in early middle age
June 16, 2016
Research that followed more than 1.6 million Swedish men from adolescence onwards between 1968 and 2005 has shown that those who were overweight as teenagers were more likely to develop heart failure in early middle age.
Aircraft noise associated with hypertension and organ damage
June 15, 2016
Long term exposure to aircraft noise is associated with hypertension and organ damage, reveals research presented today at the EuroPRevent 2016 meeting by Marta Rojek, a researcher at Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland.1
15 minutes daily exercise may be reasonable target in older adults
June 14, 2016
Fifteen minutes of daily exercise is associated with a 22% lower risk of death and may be a reasonable target for older adults, reveals research presented today at the EuroPRevent 2016 meeting by Dr David Hupin, a physician in the Department of Clinical and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne in Saint-Etienne, France.1
Atrial fibrillation associated with higher death risk in motor vehicle accident victims
June 10, 2016
A study in nearly three million motor vehicle accident victims has found that atrial fibrillation is associated with a higher risk of death. The research was presented today at CARDIOSTIM - EHRA EUROPACE 2016 by Dr Abhishek Deshmukh, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, US
First consensus paper on atrial cardiomyopathies set to be published
June 10, 2016
The first consensus paper on atrial cardiomyopathies is set to be published simultaneously in EP-Europace, HeartRhythm, and the Journal of Arrhythmia. The key contents are launched today at CARDIOSTIM - EHRA EUROPACE 2016.
Being female increases stroke hospitalisation risk by 23% in atrial fibrillation patients
June 9, 2016
A 15 year study in 1.1 million patients with atrial fibrillation has found that women are 23% more likely to be hospitalised for acute ischaemic stroke than men. The research was presented today at CARDIOSTIM - EHRA EUROPACE 2016 by Dr Ghanshyam Shantha, a cardiovascular disease fellow at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, US.
Congratulations to Professor Karen Sliwa
June 8, 2016
Prof. Karen Sliwa, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, President of the South African Heart Association, Board Member of the South African Heart Failure Society and Director of the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, is the new President of the World Heart Federation (WHF).
Find out more about the ESC Congress and other sub-specialty cardiology meetings
We organise leading scientific courses and congresses: The ESC Congress, the largest medical meeting in Europe, aims to be the European forum for the latest research in cardiovascular disease, both clinical and experimental. Other Congresses organised by the ESC include EuroEcho-Imaging, EHRA Europace, Heart Failure, EuroPRevent, ICNC and many others...
European Heart Journal
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The European Heart Journal is the official general cardiology journal of the ESC. The European Heart Journal aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.
The European Society of Cardiology comprises
6 Associations, 15 Working Groups, 5 Councils
Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.
European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR)
Our mission: To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
Our mission: To promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiac arrhythmias and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Heart Failure Association of the ESC
Our mission: To improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.