The past, present and future of cardiac treatment

The past, present and future of cardiac treatment

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is one of the biggest causes of hospital admissions in the UK and also serves as a massive economic burden to the NHS. There is a constant need for new research in the area of heart disease prevention and treatment. It isn’t actually that...
Screening method to spot early heart disease warning signs

Screening method to spot early heart disease warning signs

More than 100 000 people die from a heart attack in the UK each year! Many government-led, independent and non-profit organizations raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular disease (CVD), promote preventative measures, changes in lifestyle, regular GP...
Heart Conditions in Children

Heart Conditions in Children

Heart disease is mainly associated with adults, leaving heart conditions in children behind. But their heart conditions are just as common and dangerous! In fact, it is those heart conditions that children are born with that create dangerous arrhythmias which can be...
Life after a cardiac arrest

Life after a cardiac arrest

It is a well-known fact that Cardiac Arrest is a devastating event! However, if resuscitation and treatment are provided quick enough, it is possible to successfully recover from a cardiac arrest. There are two types of cardiac arrest treatment, immediate and...
A silent Heart Attack

A silent Heart Attack

A heart attack doesn’t always present itself with the traditional symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath or cold sweats. In fact, 40-60% of all heart attacks are unrecognized, also known as silent heart attacks! This means that a person can have a...
Is there such a thing as a Gender Gap in heart health?

Is there such a thing as a Gender Gap in heart health?

The combination of all heart conditions is the number one killer among both genders! A Gender Gap is a term which is used to point out differences between males and females. The life of a male and a female is completely different, they look differently, behave...