Would you recognise the symptoms of a stroke?

The golden rule when a person has a stroke is for them to get medical attention as soon as possible,”

Shockwave IVL technology makes its SA debut

Shockwave IVL is a novel system that delivers localised pulsatile sonic pressure waves, modifying calcified lesions in a safe and

Rooibos’ ability to curb heart disease undeniable

New research indicates that the humble rooibos bush might be at the frontline of preventative therapies for cardiovascular disease and the mortality risks associated with it.

Fighting the world’s biggest killer

Around 50% people with hypertension are unaware of their condition. Of those who are aware, half do not take any action to control their blood pressure.

Rivaroxaban approved as CV event prevention treatment in CAD and PAD

Janssen has announced that the FDA has approved its factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban for reduction of risk for major adverse CV events in patients with chronic CAD or peripheral artery disease.

BP control with current therapy

It has been shown that of those treated for hypertension, only 13% had their blood pressure (BP) controlled. There are

Heart rate and heart failure outcomes

For example the BEATIFUL, SHIFT and EVEREST studies using ivabradine and vasopressin antagonist. However, less is known about the association

The most important meal

Among lifestyle factors, diet – including both the nutritional quality and acquired eating patterns – could be a major target

The beat goes on

“We are absolutely delighted to hear the remarkable progress that this little boy has made,” says Dr Vuyo Gqola, chief

Can you really die from a broken heart?

According to Dr Pieter van Wyk, a cardiologist practicing at Netcare Sunninghill and Netcare Sunward Park hospitals, “While we are

Dyslipidaemia and the postmenopausal woman: Calculating cardiovascular disease

The overall female population is ageing. Women in Canada can expect to live on average nearly 83 years, approximately 5

Metformin and Lifestyle in T2DM

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study (DPPOS) is testing the effect of intense lifestyle