Higher education associated with reduced heart failure risk after myocardial infarction
July 20, 2016
Higher education is associated with a reduced risk of developing heart failure after a heart attack, reports a study in more than 70 000 patients published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis
July 9, 2016
Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to research presented today at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016 by Professor Aida Babaeva, head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Volgograd State Medical University, Volgograd, Russia.
Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse premature aging
July 8, 2016
Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse the premature aging associated with obesity, according to research presented today at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016.1 Patients had longer telomeres and less inflammation two years later.
Statins may be associated with reduced mortality in four common cancers
July 8, 2016
A diagnosis of high cholesterol is associated with reduced mortality and improved survival in the four most common cancers, according to research presented today at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016.
European Medicines Agency talks to doctors and industry about revising trial design
June 29, 2016
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
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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 and 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 is ‘’to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances 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.