CardioVisual is pleased to announce a digital education partnership with Itamar Medical, an Israeli company that designs and develops sleep apnea diagnostic products. CardioVisual will host Itamar’s educational videos on our platform so that physicians can share with their cardiovascular patients impacts of sleep apnea...

Sleep breathing disorders such as apneas and hypopneas and insufficient ventilation during sleep have shown a relationship to the worsening of cardiovascular disease (CVD). While abnormal respiratory patterns affect up to a quarter of middle-aged and older adults, those with CVD have significantly higher incidences...

Last December, The New York Times ran an op-ed from from cardiologist Dr. Hader Warraich detailing Warraich’s concerns about an alarm trend: the rise in patients trusting dubious internet research more so than than their doctors’ orders or evidence-based treatments. What’s the problem with internet...

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...