As studies have revealed closer ties between sleep breathing disorders (SBD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) than were previously known, a new emphasis is being putting on testing CVD patients for sleep apnea and other sleep breathing disturbances early in their CVD treatment process. In the...

A meta review published last month in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examined air pollution studies and their effects on cardiovascular events. Within the report, researchers confirmed a disturbing relationship between air pollution levels and CVD (including mortality). Of course, environmental pollution of all kinds...

Upcoming in 2019, National Heart Valve Disease (HVD) Awareness Day takes place around the United States on February 22nd — during American Heart Month. HVD Awareness Day is an annual day dedicated to increasing education and awareness of the specific risks and symptoms of heart valve disease. Sponsored by...

Legal marijuana is becoming more widely available across the United States, but a recent study printed in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has cardiologists concerned about its health effects, particularly with whether cannabis is increasing the risk of premature myocardial infarction. Medical cannabis has been approved in...

in Curated Articles, Doctor-Patient Communication, Heart Health by CardioVisual Team 0 Comments  0Likes It’s cliche at this point to say that the holidays are a hard time for anyone watching what they eat — whether that’s for health reasons or otherwise. And while the idea of abstaining from all the tempting...

Occasionally here at CardioVisual, we like to interview a physician about what they’re passionate about within medicine what it is exactly that makes them tick. This month, we spoke with electrophysiologist Dr. Roderick Tung about how he got interested in cardiac electrophysiology, what he’s excited...