Heart Health

A Promising Future for Transplant Recipients

A pig's kidney has been transplanted into a human without immediate rejection - what could this mean for the future of heart transplants?

Heart Health

Release of Wegovy to Treat Obesity

Wegovy - the new FDA-approved drug treatment for chronic obesity - shows promise in treating the condition but what is it?

Heart Health

An Overview of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices

There are various cardiovascular implantable electronic devices including pacemakers, Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and Subcutaneous ICDs.

Heart Health

Fitness Trackers and Competition Help Get People Moving

Exercise can be a chore. But what if you could make it fun? Enter gamification, a concept that turns exercise into a game - and it's backed by science.

Heart Health

Wearable Electronics To Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Several companies are developing technologies including Apple Watches as an ECG (electrocardiogram) to detect atrial fibrillation.

Heart Health

Apple Watches and EKGs

Apple Watches serve many functions but one important one for people with atrial fibrillation or other heart issues is as an EKG (electrocardiogram).

Gadgets

FDA Clears Digital Stethoscope For AFib and Heart Murmurs

The FDA has cleared a digital stethoscope by a company named Eko that uses machine learning and AI technology to detect heart murmurs and atrial fibrillation

Heart Health

How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming medicine and is now being used to predict when patients are at risk for having a heart attack or stroke.

Exercise

Wearables and Exercise: New Apps and Gadgets to Help You Get Fit

There are many new technological gadgets and applications out there to help you attain your fitness goals.

Gadgets

Wearables – So Much More Than The Classic Stethoscope

Wearable devices are becoming extremely common and can really help people monitor important health information and stay healthy.

Gadgets

Can Technology Prevent or Reduce Heart Attacks?

You might be able to use technology like smartphones to help you self-monitor your heart rate and potentially prevent or reduce heart attacks.

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