Month: January 2017

Digital Health and Heart Failure

Professor Martin Cowie explains digital health and heart failure care Digital health (sometimes referred ot as eHealth) is quietly transforming the health care landscape, but what is it and what does it mean for people living with heart failure now and how what could it look like for the future hf patient and cardiology? Professor […]

January 23, 2017

Recovered Heart Function DCM Study

Please Help The Royal Brompton Hosptial Find Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients With Recovered Heart Function for a Current Study – TRED Researchers at the Royal Brompton Hospital, and the NHLI (National Heart and Lung Institute) are still working hard on a new BHF-funded dilated cardiomyopathy study. They are currently inviting patients with a previous DCM diagnosis, whose […]

January 20, 2017

Soft Robot Sleeve Beats Heart

Robot sleeve attaches directly around the heart Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot sleeve that fits around a heart and helps it beat, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure. The soft robotic sleeve twists and compresses in synch with a beating heart, augmenting […]

January 19, 2017

Missing Silent Heart Attack

High Pain Tolerance May Mask Silent Heart Attack Symptoms Silent heart attacks may go unrecognized among individuals with high pain tolerance, putting them at an increased risk for poor recoveries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. A heart attack […]

January 13, 2017