By Dr. Timothy Swinn, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany Good news for coffee drinkers everywhere as a recent UK Biobank study published in the European…View More Ground, instant, and decaffeinated coffee all associated with lower mortality and cardiovascular disease incidence
By Dr. Jonathan Shurlock Xenotransplantation of a pig heart into a 57-year-old man with end stage heart failure made headlines globally earlier in the year,…View More Pig-to-human heart transplant: unexpected conduction characteristics￼
By Dr. Jonathan Shurlock, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany Chest pain remains a common presentation to emergency departments and many of these patients end up…View More The PROTECCT trial: exploring a new approach to suspected acute coronary syndrome presentations
By Dr. Jonathan Shurlock Restart a heart day took place on 16th October 2022. As part of the British Heart Foundation’s awareness campaign “Life Saving…View More Discovering a “lifesaving beat” with BHF and Spotify
By Dr. Oliver Jones East of England (EoE) deanery trainees and consultants have developed a cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging teaching programme which is now…View More New National CMR teaching programme launched for cardiology trainees
By Dr. Oliver Jones Key points: scPharmaceuticals claims first-ever approval for subcutaneous furosemide formulation in US markets Novel formulation offers promise for expanded community treatment…View More First subcutaneous furosemide approved by US Food and Drug Administration
By Dr. Timothy Swinn, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany A recent expert consensus from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recommended a broader approach…View More ACC Expert Consensus moves away from STEMI framework
By Dr. Timothy Swinn, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany A recent cohort study published in Heart using a Korean health database has concluded that both…View More Taking up and maintaining exercise both beneficial post cardiovascular event￼
By Dr Jonathan Shurlock, edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Medany The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) demonstrated the role of intensive blood pressure (BP) control…View More Secondary analysis of the SPRINT trial: short lived benefit?
By Dr Jonathan Shurlock The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released a position statement on career flexibility in cardiology. Unsurprisingly the statement discusses similar…View More UK and US cardiology training: similar problems and solutions?