Stroke care initiative implemented

Builds on previous success in implementing stroke care improvement projects in SA and abroad. In 2014, stroke took the lives

SA’s trivial attitude to heart health

The public poll forms part of the company’s Hug your Heart campaign, which it has launched this February in partnership

Cholesterol and CVD: Are men and women different?

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the global leading cause of death. Much of this burden of disease can be prevented or

Heart disease grant to give UCT research a boost

Now, those born with heart disease (congenital heart disease or CHD) in Africa stand to gain from an R12 million

NVAF: A common clinical conundrum

The periprocedural management of patients on anticoagulation therapy is a common clinical conundrum, which is more evident in those with

Squeezing of the chest

Angina pectoris, derived from Latin meaning squeezing of the chest, is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom

Prevention is better than cure

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) updated their cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guideline earlier this year. Lifestyle interventions recommendations are