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  • Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

    July 31, 2015

    More time spent standing rather than sitting could improve your blood sugar, fats in the blood and cholesterol levels, according to a new study published today (Friday) in the European Heart Journal [1]. The study also shows that replacing time spent sitting with time walking could have additional benefits for your waistline and body mass index (BMI).

  • ESC Congress 2015 Hot Lines to reveal the latest in CVD research

    July 23, 2015

    Six hot line sessions at ESC Congress 2015 are set to reveal the latest in cardiovascular disease research across a range of conditions and comorbidities. Hot topics include atrial fibrillation, pacing, acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, pharmacology and coronary artery disease.

  • Atrial fibrillation patient website launched in Italian and Spanish

    July 13, 2015

    The atrial fibrillation patient website AFib Matters has been launched in Italian and Spanish by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

  • Mums who smoke and give birth preterm more than triple their CVD risk

    July 9, 2015

    Mothers who smoke and have a preterm birth more than triple their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research in more than 900 000 mothers published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

  • ESC statement in response to the FDA determination that trans fatty acids are no longer considered safe for consumption

    July 7, 2015

    The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers trans fatty acids (TFA) unsafe for consumption.

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