Feature of the Month: Dr. C.N. Manjunath on Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty

Watch the first episode of DigiHeal, India's only web based talk show for medical professionals. In this episode, Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute...

Atrial Fibrillation Risk Increases With Influenza Infection

According to a study published online Feb. 1 in Heart Rhythm, Influenza infection is associated with increased odds of atrial fibrillation (AF), which can be...

Cardiovascular Risk Increases with Pediatric Allergic Disease

Children with allergic disease may face as much as a doubling of their risk of hypertension and hyperlipidemia -- even if they aren't overweight,...

Read the New Guidelines for Arterial Conduits in CABG

Use of arterial grafts should be part of the heart team discussion for determining optimal surgical approach, Says New Guidelines Guidelines have been formulated for...

By-pass Surgery Vs Angioplasty? Which One to Choose and When?

Dr. B. Ramesh, MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology) Professor of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute Of Cardiac Sciences Sr. Consultant, Apollo Hospital, Bengaluru

Continuous Access To Physicians For Pharma Reps Dropping Significantly

Physician access for pharmaceutical representatives is continuing to decline, with access restricted to some degree for more than half of physicians, according to an AccessMonitor...

Updated Blood Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines Are Efficient, Says Research

Released in 2013, the updated guidelines on treatment of blood cholesterol by the American College of Cardiology have been proven to be more accurate...

Sedentary Behavior Is Associated Adiposity Among Teens

For adolescents, sedentary behavior is associated with markers of adiposity, independent of dietary intake, according to a systematic review published online June 22 in Obesity...

SAPIEN 3 THV Artificial Heart Valve Gets FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) for patients with a narrowing in the heart's aortic...

Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Preferred Over Standard In Case Of SFPA

According to a study published online June 24 in the New England Journal of Medicine, for patients with symptomatic femoropopliteal peripheral artery (SFPA) disease, percutaneous...